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1317bc the house of ir of emhain macha ulad ulster move into tara and become the royal line of eire the ard ri of eire and commence the first parliament of eire

1698bc line of ir his son heber donn born in spain was granted by heber and heremon the other two brothers of ir that survived and had issue the possession of the northern part of eire ulad now called ulster the north part he gave to irene near thraces irs only son heber donn

1,532bc 31st thirtyfirst generation***********174] 40vi  15 ix cermna cearmna crarmna finn  gaelic milesian xv 15th monarch eire  fortysecond ard ri na eireann ebric sobairce HEbric line of ir

31st thirtyfirst generation***********173] 40v 16 ix Sobairce sobhairce ebric Gaelic Milesian xvi 16th monarch eire fortythird ard ri na eireann cermna finn HEbric line of ir of ulad ulster

Line of ir 40 artra succeeded in the government of uladh or ulster his older brother claimed sovereign authority and battled the monarch eochaidh whom they slew and then mounted the throne they were at length slain

line of ir 41 artrach   

1,357bc Gaelic Milesian xxiii 23rd monarch eire seadhne Fifthieth ard ri na eireann sedna Line of ir 42

33 thirtythird generation***********194] 23 seadhne seadhna sedna sedne 1357bc son of 32art son of 31airtri son of 39vi 30eibhric ebrec ebric son of heber son of ir slew rothechta and mounting his throne became monarch the royal palace was in cruachan in Roscommon it was during his reign that the dubhloingeas or pirates of the black fleet came to plunder the royal palace of cruachan in Roscommon and the king was slain in an encounter with those plunderers by his own son and successor who mistook his father for a pirate chief whom he had slain and whose helmet he wore

49 five years to setna airt till the king fell before his great son

the son with thousands of chieftains forgave not his father for the violation

1332bc 34th thirtyfourth generation Line of ir see above***********196] 43v 24 fiacha fionn scothach finscothach 1332bc 34th generation son of 23 sedna was born in the palace of rath cruachan 1402bc so called from the abundance of white flowers with which every plain in erinn abounded during his reign that is there were flowers scotha of wine fina in his reign so that they were squeezed into vessels of glass out of which wine or honey was then taken and was slain 1332bc in the 20th year of his reign by munmoin of the line of heber

eochaidh ollamh fodhla he besieged the city of tara killing the king of eire and taking the throne by force ollam fodhla poet king slew faldergod in the battle of temair tara and ascended the throne house of hir ir 40th king of eire          

heremonian line 48 dein son of 48i roitheachtaigh son of main maen moen 22nd monarch dein was kept out of and denied the monarchy by his fathers slayer sedne seadhna and his son in his time gentlemen and noblemen first wore gold chains round their necks gold necklaces first worn by nobles as a sign of their birth and golden helmets were given to brave soldiers dein 39th generation the monarch of these times was ollamh fodhla pronounced ollav fola or allow fodla olam hebrew the everlasting forever one of eire he was celebrated as a philosophical statesman for his improvements in the science of government & for the mild and enlightened principles of his policy

1,317bc Gaelic Milesian xxvii 27th monarch eire Fiftyfourth ard ri na eireann eochaidh ollamh

Line of ir 44 eochaidh ollamh fodhla ollom fotla

35th thirtyfifth generation***********205] 45iii 27 eochaidh better known as ollamh fodhla ollom fotla 1317bc prince son of 24 fiach fiacaid of the wine flowers house of ir fiche gaelic fich town land  finscothach fiachu finscothach son of sedna son of artri son of ebric son of ir house of ir progenitor of the ulta line ultan house of ulster ulaid son of gathelus miledh ollamh poet fodla king first a learned ollamh poet a learned man a poet a sage a lawmaker a legislator a warrior a king and by him was the assembly of temair first convened it was this the first monarch by whom first instituted the feis teamhrach feast of tara feis tarach or parliament of tara which met about the time called Samhain was established instituted the assmeblies of temor tara every single year all the kings friends and dutiful subjects came yearly and such as came not were taken for the kings enemies and to be prosecuted by the law and sword as undutiful to the state the king was so well learned and so much given to the favour of learning that he built a fair palace at tara only for the learned sort of this realm to dwell in at his own peculiar cost and charges great feis great feast of tara fall festival end of summer latins the calends of November feis great feast of tara 3 days before Samhain samhuin and 3 days after the festival feis teamrach end of summer convention at tara assemblies parliament of the chiefs feis tarach pomp and ceremony lasted seven days in the fall of the year Samhain 1st November and on its eve hallow een October 31st

At it an special seat was assigned for each of the gaelic nobility according to rank and title the chiefs the nobles the scholars of the nation

there was also assigned there an especial seat to each of the chieftains of the bands of warriors who were retained in the service of the kings and lords of eire

representative government the leading persons of the three orders of whom the political community consisted the monarch the druids or ollamhs plebians

feast great convocation of the men or erin eire feis temhrach convention of tara was a great general assembly somewhat like a parliament to which the nobles and ollamhs of eire were wont to repair every year about the feast of Samhain in order to renew and establish laws and regulations and to give their sanction to the annals and historic records of eire convened for the purpose of passing such laws and regulation as the public good seem to require different records of the kingdom were examined whatever materials for national and the provincial annals supplied were here sifted and epitomised analysed examined accurately to convey the essence the result entered in the great national register called the psalter of tara it was he who first established the convention of temhair or tara ollamh fodhla skilled in the fight twas he that built the ollamhs hall this mighty king of happy reign first instituted temhairs feast it was likewise a sacred and established usage that the man who committed a rape or robbery or who struck or attempted to strike another with any hostile weapon at the convention of tara should inevitably suffer death and neither the king himself nor any other person has the power of pardoning his crime and furthermore it was the usage of the men who were to form this convention to spend six days previous to it sitting to wit three days before in feasting together and three after the Samhain in feasting together and in making peace and establishing mutual friendly relations between them each third year temhairs feast was held there righteous laws & rules were made & usage old in force upheld by erins proud & mighty kings   or 1st november for making laws reforming general abuses revising antiquities genealogies and chronicles and purging them from all corruption and falsehood that might have been foisted into them since the last   meeting this triennial convention was the first parliament of which we have any record on the face of the globe and was strictly observed from its first institutuion to ad 1172 and even as late as ad1258 we read in our native annals of an irish parliament at or near newry

he built mur ollamhan at teamhair which means ollamhs fort at tara and by him was the rampart of the scholars made in temair

1 ollom fotla fierce in valour                                   marked out the scholars rampart                             

ollamh fodhla erected mur ollamh an mur the wall of the learned at tara the house of the learned at tara school of learning college of the learned instituted at tara temor teamhair teamrach temhair teamor tara college canopus prytaneum academy lyceum mur ollam ham school of general instruction house of learning mur ollamh an tara established institutions

heralds the professor of the art of heraldry assigned lands

bards the professor of bardic arts assigned lands

musicians the professor of musical arts assigned lands

render employments and offices hereditary in families established usage in eire a truly Egyptian and lacedaemonians eastern rule and regulation oriental eastern descendants

these assemblies that family genealogies were carefully examined corrected and then entered in the national records kept at tara these records were of great importance because a mans right of inheritance to property depended on his genealogy these records were ordered by fodhla to be written and carefully preserved at tara they were added to after each meeting

the first mighty king with grace monarch eochaidh ollamh fodhla

by whom the festival of temair was convened

he also divided the nation and appointed a chieftain over every cantred and a brughaidh brugaid magistrate over every townland territory  according to some chroniclers

he appointed a steward governor over every townland

appointed a dynast over every trioerarea of land who were all to serve the king of eire

he instituted an assembly resembling modern parliaments that convened every three years the poet historians from all the provinces related all that happened between the assemblies it was during

2 fifty years it was tuneful fame                                  was he in the high kingship over eire

so that from him with fortunate freedom                  the ulaid received naming

ulster cycle eastern portion of the provinces known in ancient times as uladh lying east of lough neagh and the river bann Belfast Lurgan newry the finest of the old romances the most splendid gaelic conception of chivalry valour honour emerged and took shape capital emain macha the outlines of the raths of this ancient palace of its kings still remain and are known by the name of navan fort a few miles southwest of Armagh narrow strip of country and the district immediately southeast of it whole action of the story in ulster here the various chiefs and heros who play their part in the stories had their duns or forts here along the southern skirts of the province took place the entire raid known by the name of the tain bo cuailnge which formed the central pivot of the entire series of ulster tales

ulster was first called uladh from ollamh fodhla from him is named ulaid the big side from ollom his posterity six of his descendants maintained themselves in the monarchy of eire took the kingship of eire with no one between them for 250 years without any of the two other  septs of heber and heremon intercepting them ollom fotla in the kingdom thereafter reigned for a space of forty years 53 thirty years over ten till the death of ollom hear ye

king of the poets high his grace by whom was made the first festival of temair tara

Dal naraide whence is it easily said fiacha finscothach had two noble sons namely eochaid also called ollam fodla and araide now eochaid was a marvellous poet and araide he was a wonderful wizard then eochaid took the kingship of erin and gave a goodly estate to araide namely the part of the province which is called sal naraide and from that ariade son of fiacha finscothach the dalradians are so called from that time to this  cruind badrui that is cruinn who was ba a druid drui for he was small and he was a druid and at the beginning of his time career he was a poet and from him descend the kingfolk of dalaradia

249 dal ie division araide ie dal nairele the division of the bed for they the dalaradians had the king of eire airel or bed that is it is their proper bed ie seat because they acquired a champions heritage and of a champions clan are they it was superfluous for them more than any one to be descendants of a king of eire seeing that in his time conall cernach son of amargen was royal hero of eire because of his valour and every one of them was of conall cernachs  progeny for these are the dalaradians and tis from conall cernach the kingfolk of dalaradia descend from that time to this  250 fiacha araide whence is it easy to say araide bibrae of munster the lampooner and cairech his wife fostered fiacha son of oengus goibniu and from araide the lampooner he is called fiacha araide

5 ollom was loftier without reproach the keen son of fiachu finnscothach    nobler than every king royal his countenance of the children of ir son of mil

Eochaid ollam fotla after being 40 years in the sovereignty of eire approx. 30 years high king of eire at the end of which he died a natural death at an advanced age in his own walls at his own mur or house at teamhair tara he died alone within his rampart a man of great literary knowledge is called ollam fodla great professor of learning to whom the name achy was first given sage of erin because he proved himself to be an ollamh in wisdom and intellect by the laws and regulations which he instituted in eire during his reign or ulaid from ollam fodla son of fiacha finscothach ie ulaid a great spreading oll lethad of ollam that is greatly did the ulaid spread and descend from ollam fodla or ulaid ie oll ai ollam is said in another place for he was a wonderful poet and therefore is he called ollam fodla and from him the ulaid are veritably called as for example

ollam fodla…. From him the ulaid were named

the feast of tara of the households truly  by him as leader was ordained

ulaid whence where they named easy to say ulaid that is oll saith that is great oll wealth saith which they gave the poets saith means wealth and here is an example of this as saith the amra choluimchille on a Wednesday judas transgressed his order in the devils track a fierce revenge  on a Wednesday he felt desire for wealth

on a Wednesday he betrayed noble jesus

or ulaid that is they have the great oll half leth of eire as regards warfare and battle

3 six kings ruled a roll with valour  over eire after ollom

two hundred and ten years strong in jealous no one came between them

leaving five sons ollam fodlas four sons namely  cairbre condelg finachta slanoll & gede ollgothach  whence are there names cairpre condelg not known to me at present

4 finnachta slanoll with grace and geide oilgothach

fiachu ailill expert in arms with grace and the war warrior berngal

Feis terach great convocation of the men of erin eire and which was continued by the kings of erin from that keeping of the feast every year down every third year to preserve the laws and rules and to purify the history of erin and counted in the saltair of tara that is the book of Ardagh of erin until it was finally discontinued altogether ollam fodla had four sons the ulta line four reigns brought much peace and properity to the people four of his sons ruled in succession over the land his sons succeeded him one after the another as kings of this land without any other coming betwixt them which good never happened to no other before him and never occurred since

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