11th century in Ireland

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11th century in Ireland
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Events from the 11th century in Ireland.

1000s[edit]

1002
1005
1006
  • Brian Boru makes a triumphal progress around Leath Cuinn, taking hostages from every northern state, thus demonstrating he was undisputed King of Ireland.[3]
  • Death of Cú Connacht mac Dundach.
1008

1010s[edit]

1012
1013
1014
  • 23 April: Battle of Clontarf, at which the Vikings and men of North Leinster are defeated by Brian Boru, who is killed in the battle[4] as is Máel Mórda mac Murchada.[5]
1015
1016
1017

1020s[edit]

1021
1022
  • Niall mac Eochada defeats the Dublin Norse at sea.[7]
  • Death of Mael Seachnaill II, Overking of the Uí Néill, who had reigned since 980,[2] and who became King of Ireland on the death of Brian Boru in 1014 and ruled until his death.[8]
1023
1024 and 1026
  • Niall mac Eochada invades Dublin and take hostages.[6]
1027

1030s[edit]

1030
  • Death of Gormflaith (b. 960), daughter of Murchad mac Find, King of Leinster, and third wife of Brian Ború.
1035
1036
1038

1040s[edit]

1042
  • Death of Sigtrygg Silkbeard.[5]
1046
  • Ímar mac Arailt expelled from Dublin by Echmarcach mac Ragnaill, who then reigns as king.

1050s[edit]

1052
  • Echmarcach mac Ragnaill, King of Dublin is expelled from the town.
1054
  • 30 April: A tornado hits Ros-deala (in modern County Westmeath)

1060s[edit]

1064
  • Donnchad, son of Brian Boru, dies in Rome, after being dethroned by his nephew.[9]
1069

1070s[edit]

1070
1072
  • Death of Diarmait mac Mail na mBo, a king of Leinster and a contender for the title of High King of Ireland. He was one of the most important and significant Kings in Ireland in the pre-Norman era.
1075
1079

1080s[edit]

1080
1081
1086
1088

1090s[edit]

1095;

1096

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 104. 
  2. ^ a b Duffy, Seán (2005). The Concise History of Ireland. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. 
  3. ^ a b Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 113. 
  4. ^ Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 114. 
  5. ^ a b c Mac Annaidh, S., ed. (2001). Illustrated Dictionary of Irish History. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. 
  6. ^ a b Benjamin T. Hudson, ‘Niall mac Eochada (d. 1063)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 18 April 2008
  7. ^ Heald, Henrietta (1992). Chronicle of Britain. Jacques Legrand. p. 172. ISBN 0-19-211695-9. 
  8. ^ Moody, TW; Martin, FX, eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork, Ireland: The Mercier Press. p. 115. 
  9. ^ Moody, TW; Martin, FX, eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork, Ireland: The Mercier Press. p. 122. 
  10. ^ Annals of Ulster.
  11. ^ Annals of Inisfallen.
  12. ^ The Welsh Academy. Encyclopaedia of Wales. 
  13. ^ Foster, R. F., ed. (1989). The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198229704. 
  14. ^ Moody, TW; Martin, FX, eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork, Ireland: The Mercier Press. p. 118.