by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2000-2008 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.5, updated 09 March 2008
What we know as a set of Irish Annals are manuscripts that were each compiled during a particular time period, usually using older material as sources. For example, when the Annals of the Four Masters were written from 1632 to 1636, they covered events that occurred centuries and millenia before (including legendary history). So, when an entry in this set of annals refers to a person who lived in the year 738, the spelling used for that person's name is very likely not using the spelling that would have been used in 738.
Standard forms of this name (based on spelling systems of different periods) would be:
|Old Irish Gaelic (c700-c900) nominative form:||Domnall|
|Old Irish Gaelic (c700-c900) genitive form:||Domnaill|
|Middle Irish Gaelic (c900-c1200) nominative form:||Domnall|
|Middle Irish Gaelic (c900-c1200) genitive form:||Domnaill|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) nominative form:||Domhnall|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) genitive form:||Domhnaill|
|Number of men found in the annals with this name:||49|
|Found in Years:||804, 862, 974, 976, 980, 981, 1095, 1118, 1122, 1126, 1127, 1135, 1146, 1168, 1202, 1262, 1266, 1268, 1303, 1308, 1311, 1325, 1336, 1341, 1412, 1414, 1454, 1464, 1466, 1476, 1482, 1485, 1486, 1487, 1488, 1497, 1498, 1502, 1529, 1545, 1549, 1576, 1580, 1581, 1589, 1592|
Further information about the name Domnall / Domhnall, may be found in:
The Sources page lists the Annals referenced below. Information about secondary sources is included on that page as well.
In the table below, I have separated individuals with a blank line. That is, when there are multiple entries in the annals that refer to a single person, those entries are grouped together.
Within the list of entries refering to a single person, I have sorted the entries primarily by orthography when it is obvious that what I am seeing is the same entry showing up in multiple annals. The entries that tend to use older spellings are listed first.
Special factors which may affect name usage are marked in the context column.
|AN||indicates a member of an Anglo-Norman family|
|AS||indicates an Anglo-Saxon|
|N||indicates a Norseman|
|P||indicates a Pict|
|R||indicates a person holding a religious office|
|S||indicates a person from Scotland|
NOTE: The Annals referenced below under the code letters A, B, C, E, & F tend to use later spellings than the other Annals. In some cases, the spellings listed in these Annals may not be appropriate for the year referenced in the Annal entry.
In some Gaelic scripts, there is a character that looks approximately like a lowercase f,
but without the crossbar. This character (represented by an underscored Medieval Scotland | Medieval Names Archive | Index of Names in Irish Annals Kathleen M. O'Brien's articles are hosted by Medieval Scotland, which is published by Sharon L. Krossa (contact). Shopping online? How you can support this site.
Annals Entry Context Citation (formatting preserved) (d. 804) U U804.9 Domnall m. Echdach (d. 862) U U862.1 S, P Domnall m. Ailpin, rex Pictorum CS CS862 S, P Domnall mac Elphin rex Pictorum (d. 974) U U974.4 S Domnall m. Cellaigh (d. 976) U U976.2 Domnall m. Conghalaig ri Bregh (d. 980) U U980.2 Domhnall H. Neill, ardri Erenn (d. 981) U U981.1 Domhnall H. h-Aitidh, ri H. n-Echach (d. 1095) B M1095.18 Domhnall Ua Madadhain, tigherna Ua n-Eachach (d. 1118) B M1118.3 Domhnall, mac Ruaidhri Uí Conchobhair, ríoghdhamhna Condacht (d. 1122) B M1122.6 Domhnall a bhráthair [Note: brother of Aodh Ua Duibh Dhíorma, toiseach na Brédcha] [Domnall Finn Ua Dubda] (d. 1126) B M1126.12 Domhnall Finn Ua Dubhda, tighearna Ua n-Amhalghadha B M1135.20 Amhlaibh, mac Domhnaill Fhinn Uí Dhubhda, tigherna Ua n-Amhalghadha (d. 1127) B M1127.8 Domhnall Dall Ua Murchadha, áird-eccnaidh Laighen (d. 1146) B M1146.10 Domhnall Ua Braoin, tigherna Breaghmaine (d. 1168) B M1168.20 Domhnall Ua Slébhin árd-ollamh Oirghiall (d. 1202) C M1202.8 Domhnall mac Muirchertaigh Uí Maoileachlainn (d. 1262) C M1262.8 Domhnall Ua Mannacháin (d. 1266) C M1266.5 Domhnall Ua h-Eghra tighearna Luigne (d. 1268) C M1268.6 Domhnall Ua Gradda taoiseach Cenel Dunghaile (d. 1303) Co 1303.8 Domnall Og Mag Carrthaig ri Desmuman (d. 1308) Co 1308.6 R Domnall mac Comarba Coman h. Conchobair airchideochain Oli Finn (d. 1311) Co 1311.6 Domnall h. Birn dux Tiri Briuin (d. 1311) Co 1311.8 Domnall mac Amlaib meic Airt h. Ruairc ri Brefne (d. 1325) Co 1325.2 Domnall mac Briain h. Neill ri Ulad (d. 1336) Co 1336.12 Domnall mac Seoan meic Domnaill h. Conchobair (d. 1341) Co 1341.3 Domnall Mag Dorchaid dux Ceneoil Luachain (d. 1412) Co 1412.5 Domnall mac Neill h. Domnaill (d. 1414) Co 1414.15 Domnall mac Domnaill .i. Mag Carthaig Carprich (d. 1454) D M1454.2 Domhnall mac Seaain Ui Raigillig (d. 1464) D M1464.8 Domhnall Cam mac Concobhair Mec Donnchaidh (d. 1464) D M1464.30 Domnall Cam mac Conchobhair Mec Donnchaidh (d. 1466) D M1466.1 R Domnall Ua Leannan cananach do muintir Leasa Gabail ["Donnell O'Leannain, a Canon of the family of Lisgool"] (d. 1476) D M1476.14 Domhnall Riabhach mac Gearailt Caomhanaigh tighearna Laighen (d. 1482) D M1482.15 Domhnall mac Rúdhraighe Uí Conchobair tighearna Corc Mo Dhruadh Ninais (d. 1485) D M1485.8 O Suillebhán Beirre Domhnall (d. 1486) D M1486.32 Domhnall ócc mac Mec Artain (d. 1487) D M1487.10 Domhnall Ua Dubhaccáin [Domhnall Gorm mac Alastrainn] (d. 1488) Co 1488.4 S Domnall Gorm mac Alustrainn (d. 1497) D M1497.23 Domhnall mac Maoilechlainn Uí Bhirn (d. 1497) D M1497.21 Domhnall mac Rosa mic Tomáis óicc mic Tomáis Még Uidhir (d. 1498) D M1498.6 Domhnall mac Neachtain mic Toirrdhealbhaigh mic Néill Ghairbh Uí Domhnaill (d. 1502) E M1502.4 Domhnall mac Feilim Uí Neill (d. 1502) E M1502.4 Domnall mac Pilip Meg Uidhir (d. 1529) E M1529.9 Mac Aedhaccain (.i. Urmuman) .i. Domhnall mac Aedha mic Domhnaill cenn eicces Leithe Mogha ar fheineachus & fhilidheacht ["Mac Egan of Ormond (Donnell, the son of Hugh, son of Donnell), head of the learned of Leath-Mhogha in Feneachus and poetry"] (d. 1545) E M1545.15 Domhnall mac an oifisteil móir Meg Congail (d. 1549) E M1549.1 O Baoighill Domhnall mac Neill mic Toirrdhealbhaigh (d. 1576) E M1576.10 Domhnall, mac Diarmada, mic Maoíleachlainn Mhé Gormain (d. 1580) E M1580.8 Domhnall, mac Taidhcc, mic Conchobhair, Uí Bhriain (d. 1581) E M1581.9 Domhnall na Conntae mac Taidhg, mic Corbmaic Óicc, mic Cormaic, mic Taidhcc Mécc Carthaigh tanaiste Musccraighe (d. 1589) F M1589.5 Domhnall Mag Congail epscop Rátha Both (d. 1592) F M1592.3 Mac Conmara Riabhach tighearna an taoíbhe toir do Cloinn Cuiléin .i. Domhnall Riabhach mac Con Medha, mic Donnchaidh, mic Ruaidhri, mic Meccon Chennmhóir
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