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  Earl and marquess of Thomond - LoveToKnow 1911
Earl and marquess of Thomond - LoveToKnow 1911
Thomond, or TuaidhMuin, was one of the three principalities of Munster, forming the northern part of the province.
Conchobhar's tomb and effigy with a crown are still to be seen in the ruined abbey of Corcomroe, Co. Clare.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Earl_and_marquess_of_Thomond   (608 words)

  
 Thomond Village - Limerick, Ireland Hotels
Thomond village is a new apartment complex with a friendly atmosphere furnished to the highest standards.
Thomond is close to all amenities and activities including golf courses, horse riding and fishing.
Thomond is an ideal base to visit the west of Ireland.
www.bootsnall.com /hotels/p-5361-thomond-village.html   (210 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Killaloe
Killaloe assumed its present shape, which is almost coterminous with the boundaries of the ancient Kingdom of Thomond.
Kieran in King's County, though in Thomond, was allowed to remain subject to the Diocese of Ossory, out of respect to the memory of
Patrick is said to have baptized the Dalgais from Northern Thomond, who crossed Lough Derg in their coracles to meet him.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08641a.htm   (1438 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: John Macrory Magrath
Like many of his ancestors, he was chief historian to the O'Briens, princes of Thomond and chiefs of the Dalcassian clans.
It is a history of the wars of Thomond from 1194 to 1318, and for the period covered is of great value.
But as neither chief would serve under the other the result was the victory of the Anglo-Normans at the battle of Downpatrick in 1259.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09537b.htm   (284 words)

  
  The O'Brien Genealogies
of Thomond, [Murtough,] Donal, Teigue Rua, Turlough Oge.
Son to this Toirrdhealbhach was Murchadh, first Earl of Thomond, from whom sprang the Baron of Innse Ui Chuinn, son of 119 Tadhg, son of 118 Toirrdhealbhach, son of 117 Brian of Cath an Aonaigh.
Brother to this Tadhg of Caoluisce was Brian Ruadh from whom spring Siol mBriain of Ara, son of 112 Conchubhar na Suibhdahaine, son of 111 Donnchadh Cairbreach, son of 110 Domhnall Mor, son of 109 Toirrdhealghach, son of 108 Diarmuid.
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  Thomond - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thomond Bridge with King John's Castle on the southern bank of the River Shannon in Limerick.
Thomond College of Education, Limerick was a teacher training college in Limerick City, until it was amalgamated with the University of Limerick.
Historically Thomond is referred to as one of the 'Kingdoms' which existed in the island of Ireland before the Norman invasion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thomond   (332 words)

  
 Lewis: Co. Clare   (Site not responding. Last check: )
III., a grant of the kingdom of Thomond, as it was called, to be held of the king during his minority, at a yearly rent of £100, and a fine of 1000 marks.
The title of Earl of Thomond, derived from this county, was raised to a Marquesate in 1800, in favour of the family of O'Biren, which also derives from the extensive territory of Inchiquin the titles of Earl and Baron, and from the district of BUrren also that of Baron.
It was for a long period tha place of sepulture of the princes of Thomond, and occasionally of the chiefs of the sept of Mac Namara; and its prostperity appears to have been in thse times dependent on this circumstance.
www.trainweb.org /i3/lewis_cla.htm   (10069 words)

  
 Limerick.com - Thomond Park closing down   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The IRFU purchased Thomond Park from the Munster Branch during the 1998/99 season.
Thomond Park was the scene where Munster famously defeated the touring All-Blacks team in 1978—a game which inspired plays and books.
The province is undefeated in Heineken Cup matches at the venue and in 2003 staged a remarkable performance to defeat Gloucester 33-6 to qualify for the latter stages of the competition.
www.limerick.com /news/archive/04/october23_05.html   (482 words)

  
 Thomond Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thomond Park is a stadium in Limerick, Ireland.
It is at Thomond park that Munster celebrated their legendary 12-0 victory over the All Blacks in 1978.
In March 2006 the IRFU and Munster Rugby announced that Thomond Park was unanimously selected for the site of the branch's new 26,000 all seater stadium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thomond_Park   (547 words)

  
 Sunday Life   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yet he never dreamt that when he entered Thomond College as a nervous young trainee teacher over 30 years ago he was about to embark on one of the most exciting chapters in his life.
That Thomond side, in fact, won the All Ireland Club title in 1978 with a line-up that was packed with inter-county stars.
It was the very good Bryansford side of the late 70's that ended the Thomond run of success - a run that owed much to the diligence and thorough input of their trainer Dave Wedrick, states Anthony.
www.sundaylife.co.uk /sport/story.jsp?story=691933   (756 words)

  
 Thomond Village - Limerick, Ireland
Thomond village is a new apartment complex with a friendly atmosphere furnished to the highest standards.
Thomond is close to all amenities and activities including golf courses, horse riding and fishing.
Thomond is an ideal base to visit the west of Ireland.
www.hostelz.com /hotel/58163-Thomond-Village   (386 words)

  
 Section 50 tax relief student accommodation apartments, Co. Limerick, Ireland, Key Properties estate agents   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This exclusive development of Thomond Village is located in the prime residential area of Thomond, Less that a mile from the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) and the infamous Thomond Park.
Thomond Village, just a walk away from LIT will futher enhance the college, providing safe and comfortable accommodation for many of its growing number of students.
The rental accommodation must be let under a qualifying lease and it must be leased to students of the certifying education institution for the academic year.
www.keyproperties.ie /keystwo/5865/index.html   (961 words)

  
 The Normans in Thomond
The Norman advance into Thomond was delayed for a long time, however, by a strong O'Brien opposition and they did not begin to have a major impact upon Clare until the middle of the thirteenth century.
The intrusion of the Normans into Thomond was partly due to some of the O'Brien princes, who invited them into the territory to assist them in their own dynastic struggles.
However by this time, the O'Brien tenure of Thomond had become very insecure, as in 1248 King Henry III granted the cantred of Tradaree to Robert de Muscregos, while in 1252 the cantred of the Isles (including Clonroad) was granted to John Fitzgeoffrey, the justiciar.
www.clarelibrary.ie /eolas/coclare/history/norman.htm   (2906 words)

  
 Thomond House - Luxury Accommodation in the heart of County Clare - Home Page
For centuries, Dromoland Castle was the original seat of the O’Briens.
Thomond House, the current seat of The O'Brien, chief of the O'Brien clan, is a comparatively recent residence.
In keeping with the exterior of the house, features inside include elegant high ceilings, tall windows, a sweeping staircase that leads to the upper gallery, and marble fireplaces, which on a cool Irish evening are ablaze with home-grown turf and timber.
www.thomondhouse.com   (119 words)

  
 Thomond Dancewear > Welcome - - - - - - Irish dance costumes dancing shoes buy online ready-made custom made ...
Thomond Dancewear > Welcome - - - - - - Irish dance costumes dancing shoes buy online ready-made custom made ready-to-wear ready to wear made-to-measure celtic design
News: Thomond Dancewear have moved to 15 Riverside Close, Shannon Banks, Limerick.
Our new telephone number is +353 61 342928 or +353 87 9139132.
www.thomonddancewear.ie   (116 words)

  
 The history of the Thomond motor car   (Site not responding. Last check: )
My grandfather Dick Humphreys was involved in the production of the "Thomond" car, of which four were built in Dublin between 1925 and 1933.
There was then a Thomond no.3 saloon car in 1930.
Finally, Humphreys' car was rebuilt in 1933, and think this counts as Thomond no.4.
humphrysfamilytree.com /Thomond/index.html   (168 words)

  
 RTÉ Sport: Two arrested over Thomond Park vandalism
The youths are being held at Mayorstone Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
The grounds of Thomond Park were badly damaged on September 14, when several hundred holes were dug up in an act of vandalism.
The damage caused to the pitch was extensive and forced officials to cancel all games planned there for four weeks.
www.rte.ie /sport/2005/1010/thomond.html   (308 words)

  
 RTÉ Sport: Thomond unplayable for 4 weeks
Following the vandalism of Thomond Park yesterday it has emerged that the surface will remain unplayable until October 22nd.
All scheduled games for Thomond Park during this period will be moved to alternative venues.
The IRFU and Munster Branch have expressed their total disbelief at this random act of vandalism and will be ensuring that the Thomond Park pitch will be reopened as soon as possible.
www.rte.ie /sport/2005/0915/thomondpark.html   (295 words)

  
 Shannon RFC - Thomond Park
Shannon play all senior AIL and Munster Cup games at Thomond Park (see map on right).
Thomond Park is situated at the north side of the city.
Turn left at the following set of lights (Hassets Cross) and the ground is on your right.
www.shannonrfc.com /thomondpk.htm   (124 words)

  
 RTÉ Sport: Thomond Park statement due on Tuesday
The IRFU are to issue a statement on Tuesday next in relation to the recent media speculation surrounding Thomond Park in Limerick.
It is understood that they have not abandoned talks with residents in 16 houses close to Thomond Park which they hope to purchase to allow for ground redevelopment.
A spokesman emphasised that it was not purchased as a replacement for Thomond Park.
www.rte.ie /sport/2005/1015/thomondpark.html   (321 words)

  
 RTÉ Sport: Thomond development gets green light
Thomond Park will be re-developed as a 26,000 capacity rugby stadium by the IRFU Development Committee, it was announced today.
It had been expected that Musgrave Park would become the home of Munster rugby since talks with the residents of Knockalisheen Road over the purchase of their homes, necessary to allow for the development of Thomond, had stalled.
Though full details of the project have yet to be announced, it is now certain that the development will go ahead at Thomond Park.
www.rte.ie /sport/2006/0314/thomond.html   (277 words)

  
 Thomond Park Redevelopment
On May 26th the Thomond Park Re-Development Committee unveiled the design for the re-development of Limerick’s famous Thomond Park Stadium, home to Munster Rugby.
The two sweeping arches of the new Thomond Park stands will ultimately become the image that all rugby fans will come to associate with this famous ground.
Thomond Park is synonymous with Limerick, and is the ground where Munster remains unbeaten in 11 years of European Cup competition and also the scene for Munster's historic defeat of the touring All Blacks on October 31st 1978, their only defeat of that tour.
www.murrayolaoire.com /news_04/04_01_28/thomondpark0606.html   (320 words)

  
 Carraighliath Bed and Breakfast,Kilfenora, The Burren, Co. Clare
County Clare was formerly part of the kingdom of Thomond (north Munster) which comprised, in addition to Clare, portions of Limerick, Offaly and Tipperary.
The re-assertion of royal dominance was felt in Clare, where Morrogh O'Brien became Earl of Thomond in 1541, when it was detached from Munster and placed under the Presidency of Connaught.
In the 1641 uprising, the Earl of Thomond did his best at first to protect english interests, but many prominent O'Briens, MacNamaras and others of that extended family sided with the Catholic cause and took part in the Confederation of Kilkenny.
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 Irish Rugby / News Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Thomond Park Re-Development Committee is delighted to unveil the design for the re-development of the Thomond Park rugby stadium.
The redesign of Thomond Park creates an opportunity to provide state of the art facilities for spectators, supporters and players in an environment where the unique atmosphere of Munster Rugby will be retained and intensified.
The new Thomond Park stands will enhance the legendary intensity of the 'Munster experience' by housing 15,000 fans as close to the pitch as possible and with great views of the action.
www.irishrugby.ie /newspage/76689.html   (483 words)

  
 Welsh Rugby Union : DRAGONS LEAVE THOMOND PARK POINTLESS
The Dragons came close to destroying Munster's unbeaten Heineken Cup record at Thomond Park, but ultimately left Ireland without even a losing bonus point as the home side racked up the points in the final mintues.
O'Gara restored the traditional order of things at Thomond Park with a penalty goal from in front, and made up for several mistakes with a superb 52-metre effort that ricocheted off the left-hand upright and over the bar.
The home side dominated the final 10 minutes, kicking for touch instead of going for goal in an optimistic push for two more tries, and hooker Jerry Flannery was duly shoved over the line in the 80th minute.
www.wru.co.uk /114_6361.php   (277 words)

  
 Limerick.com -City honours Bard of Thomond   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Limerick's Bard of Thomond, was honoured with a beautiful bronze statue on the plaza of King John's Castle last week.
The wonderfully crafted bronze statue of Michael Hogan is a gift to Limerick from Peter J Hogan, a direct descendant of the Bard.
His native city remained close to his heart and it was his determination and financial help, combined with the Friends of the Bard committee that made the day possible.
www.limerick.com /news/archive/04/december11a_05.html   (312 words)

  
 Telegraph | Sport | Thomond tumult drives Munster to glory
Thomond Park goes deftly silent whoever is kicking, but this silence was deeper, stronger than ever before.
Up stepped O'Gara, the ruddy-faced boy from Cork, and the conversion from the right of the posts sailed over and a province went mad, with Munster through to the quarter-finals for the fifth successive year.
The Irishmen may be one of the most driven teams in all sport at their Limerick home, but to stuff Gloucester, a team fashioned in Munster's image, was not thought possible.
telegraph.co.uk /sport/main.jhtml?xml=/sport/2003/01/19/srmuns19.xml   (729 words)

  
 Section 50 tax relief student accommodation apartments, Co. Limerick, Ireland, Key Properties estate agents   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This exclusive development of Thomond Village is located in the prime residential area of Thomond, Less that a mile from the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) and the infamous Thomond Park.
Thomond Village, just a walk away from LIT will futher enhance the college, providing safe and comfortable accommodation for many of its growing number of students.
The rental accommodation must be let under a qualifying lease and it must be leased to students of the certifying education institution for the academic year.
www.keyproperties.net /keystwo/5865/index.html   (961 words)

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