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Áed mac Néill [Áed Findliath mac Néill] (d. 879), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Niall mac Áeda (d. 846), king of Ailech and high-king of Ireland, and Gormflaith (d. 861), daughter of Donnchad mac Domnaill, king of Meath and high-king of Ireland...

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Áed Uaridnach mac Domnaill [Áed Allán mac Domnaill] (d. 612), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Domnall mac Muirchertaig; his mother is said to have been Bríg, daughter of Archa (or Orcha) mac Caírthind. A partner of Áed Uaridnach, the mother of his son ...

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Áed Allán mac Fergaile (d. 743), high-king of Ireland, perhaps ruled Cenél nÉogain from the death of his father, Fergal mac Máele Dúin, in 722 until his own death in 743; he was high-king from 734 until his death, in succession to his northern rival, ...

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Áed Oirdnide mac Néill (d. 819), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Niall Frossach (d. 778); he was king of Cenél nÉogain and subsequently the last king of Tara (high-king) before the viking attacks began to accelerate. In his rule can be seen a further development of the military power of the ...

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Áed Sláine mac Diarmata (d. 604), joint high-king of Ireland, was the son of Diarmait mac Cerbaill (d. 565), high-king of Ireland, and of Mugain, daughter of Conchrad (or Conrí) mac Duach. His epithet means ‘of Slane’ (in Meath, on the River Boyne...

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Aedán [Áedan, Aidan] mac Gabrán (c. 535–609?), king of Dál Riata, was overking of the Dál Riata in Argyll and Antrim from 574 until, probably, 608 or 609 [see Dál Riata, kings of]. Gabrán, who died c.558, was succeeded by his nephew ...