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  Leinster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leinster (IPA: [ˈlɛnstə(r)]; Irish: Laighin or Laigin, IPA: [lainʲ]), one of the Provinces of Ireland, lies in the east of Ireland and comprises the counties of Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow.
Leinster has the largest population of the four provinces of Ireland.
The largest city in Leinster is Dublin, the capital of Ireland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leinster   (222 words)

 Leinster Rugby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Irish Rugby Football Union Leinster Branch (also known as Leinster Rugby) is one of four branches of the IRFU, and is responsible for rugby union in the Irish province of Leinster.
The Leinster Harp is an ever-present on the jersey.
The "Leinster Lions" name came into existence during the 2001/02 season as the result of a joint marketing initiative between Leinster Rugby and its kit sponsors, the Canterbury Clothing Company, but before the start of the 2004/05 season it was decided to drop the 'Lions' from the name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leinster_Rugby   (473 words)

 A Guide to Leinster House, and Tour of the Parliament
On becoming the Duke of Leinster in 1776 (Dublin and Kildare are in the province of Leinster) the house was renamed Leinster House.
In 1815, Augustus Frederick, the third Duke of Leinster, sold the mansion to the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) for £10,000 and a yearly rent of £600 which was later redeemed.
Today, Leinster House is the seat of the two Houses of the Oireachtas (National Parliament), comprising Dáil Éireann (the House of Representatives) and Seanad Éireann (the Senate).
www.irlgov.ie /oireachtas/tour/kildare.htm   (1126 words)

 Leinster House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The former palace of the Duke of Leinster.
Leinster House is the former ducal palace in Dublin that has served since 1922 as the parliament building of the Irish Free State and the Republic of Ireland.
Both the National Library and National Museum wings next to Leinster House remain used by as a library and museum and are not attached to the parliamentary complex.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leinster_House   (966 words)

 Irish Ancestors /Leinster
Leinster is the most easterly of the Irish provinces, and includes counties Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, and Wicklow.
It was a dispute between Dermot MacMurrough, king of Leinster, and Rory O'Connor, then high-king, which led to the invitation to the Anglo-Norman barons to join in.
In the nineteenth century, Leinster was already the richest and most populous province, which meant it was spared the full brunt of the Famine and the later depopulation through emigration.
scripts.ireland.com /ancestor/browse/counties/leinster   (279 words)

 Leinster Lodge Self Catering Accommodation, Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Leinster Lodge is an Irish Tourist Board approved 200 year old house situated on a working farm in quiet, peaceful countryside.
Leinster Lodge is a two storey georgian House built of limestone, with two central chimneys and a slate roof.
Leinster Lodge is on the estate maps of the Duke of Leinster, dated 1765, the original of which is in Trinity College, Dublin.
kildare.ie /leinsterlodge   (357 words)

 Murray Leinster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Murray Leinster was the pen name of American author William Fitzgerald Jenkins (1896-1975).
Consider: Leinster's SF tale "The Runaway Skyscraper" appeared in 1919, years before Hugo Gernsback invented the "scientifiction" genre.
Leinster for my feeble attempt to draw his portrait.
wondersmith.com /scifi/leinster.htm   (249 words)

 Encyclopedia Titanica Message Board: RMS Leinster - Torpedoed
The mail vessel Leinster was torpedoed by UB-123 in the Irish Sea at the end of the First World War (Oct 10, 1918).
At the time of the Leinster sinking my late father was a very young telegraphist RNVR with the Irish Sea Motor Launch Patrol which was then under the command of Captain Gordon Campbell VC.
He lamented that the Leinster was sunk and that all the crew that was helpful to him and the other Laconia survivors were most likely lost.
www.encyclopedia-titanica.org /discus/messages/6937/95471.html?1129108828   (696 words)

 Leinster House: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Leinster House is the former ducal Duke quick summary:
The duke of leinster (named after leinster, pronounced "linster") is irelands premier peer....
Among the world leaders who have visited Leinster House to address joint sessions of the Oireachtas are US Presidents John F. Kennedy[For more, click on this link], EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/le/leinster_house.htm   (2608 words)

 Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin [Archeire, Irish Architecture Online]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Leinster House was designed by Richard Cassels in 1745 for the Earls of Kildare and Leinster, The Fitzgeralds.
Leinster House built on the edge of Molesworth Fields is obviously a country house constructed in town, though it was on the edges at the time of its construction.
The interiors of the building are fairly intact with the Senate or upper house located in the bow fronted library, while the Dail sits in a lecture room built within the structure by the Royal Dublin Society.
www.irish-architecture.com /buildings_ireland/dublin/southcity/kildare_street/leinster.htm   (327 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Murray Leinster
Murray Leinster (June 16, 1896 - June 8, 1975) was the nom de plume of William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an American science fiction and alternative history writer.
In 2000, Leinster's heirs sued Paramount Pictures over the film Star Trek: First Contact, claiming that as the owners of the rights to Leinster's short story "First Contact", it infringed their trademark in the term.
The court found that regardless of whether Leinster's story first coined "first contact", it since became a generic (and therefore unprotectable) term that described the overall genre of science fiction in which humans first encounter alien species.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Murray_Leinster   (333 words)

 Leinster Inn, London, Leinster Hostel
Leinster Inn, overlooking a leafy square, is the largest of the Astor Group's hostels, with beds for up to 300 people.
Leinster Inn is situated within walking distance of some of the most hip parts of London, from the legendary Portobello Market, to Notting Hill Gate, Hyde Park, Kensington Palace and Whiteley's Shopping Centre with cinemas and heaps of restaurants.
Leinster Inn is next to Hyde Park and within walking distance from Notting Hill Gate, Kensington Palace, Portobello Market and an abundance of cafes, bars and restaurants.
www.travelstay.com /pages/LeinsterInn.htm   (591 words)

 Leinster Rugby - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Leinster squad to face the Edinburgh Gunners in the final game of the season at Murrayfield on Friday (KO: 7.10pm, LIVE Setanta Sports 1) has been named...End of Season News...
Leinster stars Shane Horgan (Alzheimer Tea Day) and Denis Hickie (Asthma Awareness) were on hand recently to raise awareness for worthy charity efforts...
Leinster scrum half Guy Easterby was today announced as the Bank of Scotland (Ireland) Player of the Month for April...
www.leinsterrugby.ie   (192 words)

 BBC SPORT | Rugby Union | European Club | Leinster 19-22 Bath
Leinster made a lively start and Contepomi struck the Irish province ahead with a superb drop-goal from 35m in the fourth minute.
Leinster regrouped to force a penalty which Contepomi landed to bring the sides level, but he missed a glorious chance on the hour to restore the lead with a failed 30m penalty.
Leinster produced intense pressure late on but Bath held firm to claim a crucial win and the home side's bonus point will have been little consolation.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/sport1/hi/rugby_union/european/4367778.stm   (600 words)

 The Observer | Sport | Leinster ride Bath assault
And we got an absorbing contest, at the end of which Leinster were looking to cap their day with a bonus point.
It put Leinster out to 23-11, the first time this gritty and absorbing contest had allowed any decent gap between the teams.
It wasn't enough to overhaul Leinster, who went in 10-8 at the break and came out to pick up the first points of the second half through a fine drop goal by D'Arcy.
observer.guardian.co.uk /sport/story/0,6903,1340320,00.html   (668 words)

 Leinster History
Brandub is depicted as a successful warrior, defending Leinster against the attacks of the Northern Uí Néill, and is the king-hero of the Leinster saga Bóruma Laigen (The Cattle Tribute of the Leinstermen).
However, under Diarmait mac Máel na mBó, who ascended the throne of Leinster in 1042, the dynasty returned to the kingship and held it (even in the face of much internecine warfare) until the late 12th century, with the death of Diarmait Mac Murchada (+1171).
Their most successful Chief, Art Caomhánach Mac Murchadha, or "Art Kavanagh MacMurrough" (+1416/7), succeeded in resisting Richard II of England, and in creating a relatively secure territory in Wexford and Carlow, from which he and his successors were able to menace the English Pale and extract regular "fl rents," until late in the 16th century.
www.luminet.net /~tiraha/leinster/history.html   (654 words)

 Leinster Regiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment traced its history back to 1760 and was disbanded as an Irish Regiment in 1922 when Southern Ireland withdrew from the United Kingdom.
The Price of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) in addition to wearing as a badge the Prince of Wales's Plume, was the only regiment in the army which had the distinctive Canadian maple leaf as a specially distinctive badge, and in earlier years the "Beaver" of Canada was worn by the 1st Battalion.
An Irish Regiment, the Leinster Regiment was disbanded in 1922 when Southern Ireland withdrew from the United Kingdom to form the Irish Free State.
www.the-dicksons.org /Leinster_Regiment/leinster_index.htm   (1167 words)

 Ireland's History in Maps - Leinster, Laigin - Tribes and Early People
Laigin * Tribes of Laigen * Ossory * Kings of Leinster * Leinster Annals * Annals of the Kings
Prior to the latter 5th century the overlordship of Leinster was held by the Fir Domnann.
The Fir Domnann were claimed to be connected to the Dumnonii tribe who invaded Leinster sometime before the 4th century, and were said to have come from western Caernarvonshire, south of Anglesey, in Wales.
www.rootsweb.com /~irlkik/ihm/leinster.htm   (1156 words)

 LEINSTER - Online Information article about LEINSTER
Leinster (Laighen) was one of the See also:
Their five daughters shared the territory of Leinster, which was now divided into five liberties carrying the same extensive privileges as the undivided territory, namely, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Kildare and Leix.
history of Leinster thereafter passes to the several divisions which were gradually organized into the See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /LAP_LEO/LEINSTER.html   (298 words)

In 1887, The Countess of Dufferin presented new colours to the regiment, and the old colours with their battle honour "Niagara" were sent to Canada and kept in The Library of Parliament in Ottawa.
Battalion, The Leinster Regiment was stationed at Tipperary Town Barracks from 1896 to 1897.
Battalion of The Leinster Regiment was serving in Fyzabad, India and sailed from Bombay to England in October, arriving on 16 November.
homepage.tinet.ie /~tipperaryfame/leinster.htm   (861 words)

 Leinster Gallery
In the main gallery several solo and seasonal mixed exhibitions are held annually, whilst in the second space a constantly changing display of work by gallery artists is always on view.
The Leinster Gallery is owned by Loretto Meagher and is assisted by Victoria Browne.
Leinster Gallery, 27 Frederick Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
www.leinstergallery.com   (125 words)

 First Contacts - Essential Murray Leinster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Leinster wrote many stories for the slick-paper magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post, generally under his real name, Will F. Jenkins.
Murray Leinster also wrote a perfect space-pirate novel, The Pirates of Ersatz (1959; paperback as The Pirates of Zan), where the humor and economics of interstellar trade intersect.
Leinster liked to remind us that when we look out at that vast universe, someone out there may be looking at us with their very own viewpoint.
www.troynovant.com /Franson/Leinster/First-Contacts.html   (1499 words)

 Leinster House: A Tour and History - History - Tithe an Oireachtais
The history of Leinster House - the building that now houses the National Parliament of Ireland - evolved in stages.
The house was originally known as Kildare House after James Fitzgerald, the Earl of Kildare, who commissioned it to be built between 1745-47: James Fitzgerald set out to create the stateliest of Dublin Georgian Mansions to reflect his eminent position in Irish society.
The designer of Leinster House was the architect Richard Cassels (or Castle), who was born in Hesse-Cassel in Germany about 1690.
www.oireachtas.ie /ViewDoc.asp?fn=/documents/tour/kildare.asp&CatID=95&m=t   (640 words)

 The Time Tunnel by Murray Leinster
Leinster also allows them to carry earring aids and ‘picture tubes’ - we call them video cameras these days - so the home team can see what is happening and can advise them.
In a direct comparison to the series, which relied more on the Tunnel to watch events, this is more a demonstration of Leinster considering how things would probably be done than under a TV budget.
As the interest in reading this book was to see what had sparked their interest while planning the re-make, it looks like they might well stay with Leinster’s time fulfilment doing something that would otherwise remain unexplained before moving on or returning to the Project.
www.computercrowsnest.com /sfnews2/02_april/review0402_5.shtml   (646 words)

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