Saturday, November 21, 2015

Tyrone. Strabane. Territory and history.


Territory and history.  With names unfamiliar, look at a map. Strabane, in County Tyrone, abuts Donegal, the County Donegal with lands that extend lands farther north than Northern Ireland.  The area is at the heart of struggles between Anglo-Norman invaders, then settling in; and indigenous Irish, losing their lands.  See its history from 2500 to now at http://www.strabanedc.com/history-and-heritage/early-history/

There was Christianity in Ireland before Patrick, see same site at http://www.strabanedc.com/history-and-heritage/early-history/christian/

And, in 800BC, the Milesian invasian, produced ancient names like Eoghan and Conail; geneologist.  

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