THE HISTORY OF IRELAND by
Geoffrey Keating

CONTENTS

BIBLIOGRAPHIC AND EDITORIAL NOTE
to the Ex-Classics edition

VOLUME 1.

EDITOR'S PREFACE
to Volume 1, by David Comyn

INTRODUCTION.

BOOK I.

SECTION I.

SECTION II.
Here follows every division which was made on Ireland.

SECTION III.
Of the subdivision of Meath and of the provinces here.

SECTION IV.
Of the creation of the first father from whom we have sprung, i.e. Adam, here, and of his race to Noah, and from that to Noah's children's children, until the genealogical account of each tribe which obtained possession of Ireland is given by us completely up to Noah; and also the kinship of each people of these same with each other.

SECTION V.
Of the invasions of Ireland before the deluge down here.

SECTION VI.
Of the first occupation that was made on Ireland here.

SECTION VII.
Of the second conquest which was made on Ireland here, i.e. the conquest of the children of Neimheadh.

SECTION VIII.
Of the invasion of the Firbolg here.

SECTION IX.
Of the first kings who took the sovereignty of Ireland; and of every king after them who assumed it, according to the order of the periods and of the invasions, down here.

SECTION X.
Of the invasion of the Tuatha Dé Danann here.

SECTION XI.
Of the branching of the tribe that was noblest of the Tuatha Dé Danann down here.

SECTION XII.
Of the kings of the Tuatha Dé Danann here, and of the length of their sovereignty over Ireland.

SECTION XIII.
Of the origin of the children of Míleadh, of their proceedings, and of their transactions, of their genealogy, and of every occurrence that happened to them, from Fénius Farsaidh down to the invasion of Ireland by them, here below (stated).

SECTION XIV.
Here below (we treat) definitely apart concerning the true origin from which the the race of Gaedheal have sprung; and of their proceedings till the arrival of the sons of Míleadh in Ireland

VOLUME 2.

PREFACE
to Volumes 2 and 3, by Rev. Pádraig S. Dinneen

SECTION XV.
The doings of Feinius Farsaidh the grandfather of Gaedheal till his return from the Plain of Seanair, and till his death, as follows.

SECTION XVI.
Of the journeying of Niul to Egypt from Scythia, and of his doings there until his death as follows:

SECTION XVII.
Of the expulsion by Pharao Intuir of the race of Gaedheal from Egypt as follows:

SECTION XVIII.
Of the journeying of the race of Gaedheal from Gothia to Spain as follows.

SECTION XIX.

SECTION XX.

SECTION XXI.
Of the coming of the sons of Milidh to Ireland as follows:

SECTION XXII.

SECTION XXIII.

SECTION XXIV.
Of the kings of the children of Milidh before the Faith and of the length of their sovereignty in Ireland as follows.

SECTION XXV.

SECTION XXVI.

SECTION XXVII.

SECTION XXVIII.

SECTION XXIX.

SECTION XXX.

SECTION XXXI.

SECTION XXXII.

SECTION XXXIII.
Here follows first a brief summary of the adventure which led to the death of Conchubhar.

SECTION XXXIV.
Of the death of Ceat son of Magha, as follows.

SECTION XXXV.
The cause of the death of Meadhbh of Cruachain, as follows.

SECTION XXXVI.

SECTION XXXVII.

SECTION XXXVIII.

SECTION XXXIX.

SECTION XL.

SECTION XLI.

SECTION XLII.

SECTION XLIII.

SECTION XLIV.

SECTION XLV.

SECTION XLVI.

SECTION XLVII.

SECTION XLVIII

SECTION XLIX.

SECTION L.

SECTION LI.

SECTION LII.

VOLUME 3.

BOOK II.
Of the kings of Ireland and of their history after the Faith and of its annals to the coming of the Normans hither, and to their acquiring supremacy over the country, as follows:

SECTION I.

SECTION II.
On the kings of Ireland after the Faith as follows:

SECTION III.

SECTION IV.

SECTION V.

SECTION VI.

SECTION VII.

SECTION VIII.

SECTION IX.

SECTION X.

SECTION XI.

SECTION XII.

SECTION XIII.

SECTION XIV.

SECTION XVI.

SECTION XVII.

SECTION XVIII.

SECTION XIX.

SECTION XX.

SECTION XXI.

SECTION XXII.

SECTION XXIII.

SECTION XXIV.

SECTION XXV.

SECTION XXVI.

SECTION XXVII.

SECTION XXVIII.

SECTION XXIX.

SECTION XXX.

SECTION XXXI.

SECTION XXXII.

SECTION XXXIII.

SECTION XXXIV.

VOLUME 4.

GENEALOGIES

SYNCHRONISMS
Foreword by Rev. Pádraig S. Dinneen

Table of Synchronisms -- 1

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Notes On People And Places.
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

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