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Immediate Family:

Son of Sruth (Lebor Gabála Érenn)
Father of Slangius
Brother of Heber "the Scot" (Lebor Gabála Érenn); Airech Feabhruadh Mac Mil; Aotu and Seara (Lebor Gabála Érenn)

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About Partholanus

tigernach and the Four Masters commence with the first colonization of Ireland: "In the sixtieth year of the age of Abraham, Partholanus, the son of Seru, the son of Esru, held Ireland, being the first who reigned there." According to the Four Master, this event occurred in A.M. 2520, in thrity years after which this leader died at Moynealta (Clontarf). Annalists also mention the death of his son, Slangius, his interment under a mount, in Meath, hence called Slane..

The history of Ireland ... to the year 1245, with notices of the barony of Boyle

By John D'Alton