The annals of Ireland, tr. from the orig. Irish of the Four masters by O. Connellan

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1845
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Page 125 - Paul's counsel in the latter end of the fourth, and beginning of the fifth, chapter of the Second Epistle to the Corinthians. Read it, I pray you, and remember it often as a restorative to refresh you, lest ye faint in the way.
Page 121 - Montevideo, the capital and largest city, is situated upon a tongue of land which is washed on one side by the Atlantic, and on the other by the River Plate, which is here sixty-five miles wide.
Page 69 - Kilnamullagh, in the diocese of Cork, by the Barry ; and it was afterwards selected as the burying-place of the Barrys.
Page 6 - Kaphoe died in the year 1178, it is stated that "a great miracle was performed on the night of his death, viz., the dark night became bright from dusk till morning, and it appeared to the inhabitants that the adjacent parts of the globe were illuminated, and a large body of fire moved over the town and remained in the south-east ; all the people rose from their beds, for they thought it was day, it (the light) continued so eastward along the sea.
Page 13 - O'Donoghue, however, with Cuilean O'Cuilean, and the chieftains of Desmond, rallying their forces, preyed and plundered the plains of Cashel, for the wrongs so done to them in Desmond and Kerry. The Annals of the Four Masters relate, " a drying up of the river of Galway for several days, so that all things lost in it, from time immemorial, were recovered.
Page 6 - He was a man of pure chastity, a precious stone, a transparent gem, a brilliant star, a treasury of wisdom, and chief conservator of the canons of the church...
Page 73 - A brilliant battle was fought by Geoffrey O'Donnell, lord of Tirconnell, against the lord justice of Ireland, Maurice Fitzgerald, and the English of Connaught, at Credrain Cille,2 inRoscede,intheterritory of Carbury, north of Sligo, in defence of his principality.
Page 112 - ... Ardee and Athenry to him .and his heirs general for ever," as hereafter noticed. " Edward Bruce," say the Four Masters, " a man who spoiled Ireland generally, both English and Irish, was slain by the English, by force of battle and bravery, at Dundalk ; and MacRory, Lord of the Hebrides, MacDonell, Lord of the Eastern Gael (in Antrim), and many others of the Albanian or Scottish chiefs were also slain ; and no event occurred in Ireland for a long period from which so much benefit was derived...
Page 8 - Richard de Lachapelle, brother to Gilbert Nugent, obtained much land. The following great families, either of English or Norman descent, settled in Meath in early times. The...

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