by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2000-2006 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.2, updated 11 November 2006
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:||Uallgarg|
|Old Irish Gaelic (c700-c900) genitive form:||Uallgairg|
|Middle Irish Gaelic (c900-c1200) nominative form:||Uallgarg|
|Middle Irish Gaelic (c900-c1200) genitive form:||Uallgairg|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) nominative form:||Ualgharg|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) genitive form:||Ualghairg|
|Number of men found in the annals with this name:||14|
|Found in Years:||876, 879, 952, 959, 961, 963, 968, 970, 999, 1000, 1012, 1013, 1026, 1044, 1054, 1057, 1065, 1066, 1067, 1072, 1073, 1085, 1095, 1138, 1192, 1196, 1200, 1201, 1208, 1209, 1214, 1231, 1257, 1297, 1300, 1301, 1313, 1315, 1316, 1318, 1324, 1326, 1327, 1330, 1337, 1340, 1343, 1345, 1346, 1347, 1350, 1367, 1384, 1398, 1403, 1407, 1412, 1418, 1419, 1468, 1472|
Woulfe (p. 412 s.n. Mac Ualg.airg) says: "'son of Ualg.arg' (proud-fierce); a var. of Mag Ualg.airg, q.v."
Woulfe (p. 427 s.n. Mag Ualg.airg) says: "'son of Ualg.arg' (proud-fierce), a favourite personal name among the O'Rourkes)"
Further information about the name Uallgarg / Ualgarg 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. 876-879) U U879.9 Ualgarg m. Flaithbertaigh, rigdomna in Tuaisceirt A M876.9 Ualgharcc, mac Flaithbhertaigh, righdhamhna an Tuaisceirt (d. 952) B M952.15 Ualgharcc, mac Cianáin, tighearna Dal Meisin Cuirb (d. 959-961) U U961.3 Ualgarc, rí Dartraighi B M959.6 Ualgharcc, tighearna Dartraighe (d. 963) U U963.7 h-Ualgarc H. Mail Trea (d. 968-970) U U970.2 Ualgarc H. Ruairc B M968.3 Ualgarcc ua Ruairc B M968.3 Ualgharcc (d. 1012-1013) T T1000.5 Ualgarg o Cíarrda [noted as being the brother of Aedh h-ua Ciarrda] B M999.9 d'Ualgharg ua Ciardha U U1013.1 h-Ualgarc H. Ciardai, la righ Coirpri CS CS1013 h-Ualarg h. Ciardha la righ Coirbre B M1012.7 h-Ualgharg ua Ciarrdhai lá tigherna Coirpre U U1013.1 h-Ualgarc H. Ciardai, ri Coirpri CS CS1013 Ualarg h. Ciarda B M1012.7 Ualgarcc ua Ciarrdha, tigherna Coirpre B M1054.9 Mac Ualghairg, tigherna Coirpre (d. ?) U U1026.4 Gilla Ciarain m. Ualgairg, toisech H. Duib Innrecht U U1065.4 Aedh H. Ualghairg U U1066.2 Gilla Mo Ninne m. Aedha m. ui Ualgairg B M1066.9 Giolla Mo Ninne, mac Aodha, mic Ualghaircc U U1067.1 Aedh m. m. Ualgairg muire H. n-Duib Innrecht U U1072.3 Domnall m. m. Ualgairg toisech H. n-Duib Innracht B M1073.8 Domhnall, mac Ualghairg, toiseach Ua n-Duibh Indrecht U U1095.5 Gilla Ciaran m. m. Ualgairg muire H. n-Duib Innracht B M1095.7 Giolla Ciaráin mac mic Ualghaircc, tigherna Ua n-Duibh Indrecht (d. ?) B M1044.13 Cú Lénai mac Ualghaircc, taiseach Muinntire Scalaighe (d. 1057) T T1057.2 mac Neill h-Úi Ruairc .i. Ualgarg T T1066.2 Gilla Bruidi mac Domnaill meic Tigernaín maic Ualgairg meic Neill uí Ruairc, rí Breifne B M1066.6 Giolla Braide, tigherna Breifne B M1066.6 Giolla Braide din mac-sidhe Domhnaill, mic Tighernáin, mic Ualghairg, mic Néill ["This Gillabraide was the son of Domhnall, son of Tighearnan, son of Ualgharg, son of Niall"] (d. 1085) U U1085.2 h-Ualgarc H. Ruairc ridomna Conacht LC LC1085.3 Ualgharg O Ruairc, rídhamhna Connacht B M1085.12 Ualgharcc Ua Ruairc, ríogh-dhamhna Connacht B M1138.10 mac Tadhg mac Mic Ualghaircc LC LC1192.1 da mac Taidhc mic Ualairg (d. 1231) LC LC1196.8 h-Ualgharg .H. Ruairc, ri Breiffne C M1200.9 Ua Ruairc, Ualgarcc C M1201.11 h-Ualgharcc Ua Ruairc C M1208.5 Ualgharcc Ua Ruairc LC LC1209.6 Ualgharc .H. Ruairc U2 U1209.42 Ualgharc h-Ua Ruairc C M1209.1 Ualgarcc Ua Ruairc LC LC1214.6 Ualgharc .H. Ruairc, rí Breiffni C M1214.7 h-Ualgarcc Ua Ruairc LC LC1231.16 Ualgharg .H. Ruairc, ri Breffne C M1231.8 Ualgarcc Ua Ruairc tighearna Breifne LC LC1257.5 Sitrec mac Ualghairg h-I Ruairc C M1257.10 Sitreacc mac Ualghaircc Ui Ruairc LC LC1257.5 Sitriuc mac Ualghairg (d. 1346) U2 U1297.2 h-Ualgharg mac Domhnaill mic Airt h-Ui Ruairc LC LC1300.10 h-Ualgharg .H. Ruairc C M1301.3 h-Ualgharcc mac Domhnaill mic Airt Uí Ruairc U2 U1313.2 Ualgharc O Ruairc, rí Breifne U2 U1313.2 Ualgharc O Ruairc U2 U1315.2 Ualgharc O Ruairc, rí Breifne LC LC1316.3 Ualarg .H. Ruairc C M1316.2 Ualgarcc Ua Ruairc tigherna Brefne LC LC1318.2 Ualgarg .H. Ruairc, righ Breifne C M1318.2 Ualgarcc Ua Ruairc ticcerna Brefne C M1326.8 la h-Ua Ruairc, Ualgarg U2 U1324.7 Fergal, mac Ualghairg h-Ui Ruairc U2 U1327.5 h-Ualgharc O Ruairc, ri Breifne LC LC1327.3 Fergal mac Ualgairg .H. Ruairc C M1327.3 Ferghal mac Ualghairc Uí Ruairc C M1330.6 h-Ualgharcc Ua Ruairc U2 U1337.3 meic Ualghairc h-Ui Ruairc, idon, Domnall & Aedh & Gilla Crisd & Ruaidhri LC LC1340.3 Clann Ualgairg .H. Ruairc .i. Domhnall & Aodh, & Gilla Criosd, & Ruaidhri ["The sons of Ualgharg O'Ruairc, viz., Domhnall, and Aedh, and Gilla-Christ, and Ruaidhri,"] C M1340.4 Clann Ualgairg Uí Ruairc, Domhnall, Aedh, Giolla Criost & Ruaidhri C M1340.4 cloinn Ualghaircc Uí Ruairc U2 U1343.2 Ualgharc O Ruairc LC LC1343.12 h-Ualgarg .H. Ruairc C M1343.13 h-Ualgarg Ua Ruairc C M1345.7 la macaibh Ualghairg meic Ferghail LC LC1346.1 Ualgarg .H. Ruairc C M1346.1 Ua Ruairc, .i. Ualgarg U2 U1347.1 Ferghal mac Ualghairc Ui Ruairc LC2 LC1350.1 Fergal mac Ualgarg .H. Ruairc C M1350.3 Ferghal Ua Ruairc mac Ualghaircc LC2 LC1367.7 Derbhail inghean Mael Ruanaigh Moir Mic Diarmada, ben Ualghairg .H. Ruairc C M1367.5 Dearbháil inghean Maol Ruanaidh Móir Meic Diarmada ben Ualgaircc Uí Ruairc LC2 LC1367.15 Bebinn, inghean Ualghaircc .H. Ruaircc, ben Tomultaigh Mic Dondchadha C M1367.9 Bebinn inghen Ualgairg Uí Ruairc ben Tomaltaigh Meic Donnchadha D M1398.13 Fionnghuala ingen Ualghaircc Móir Uí Ruairc ben t-Seaáin Mhóir Uí Eaghra LC2 LC1403.13 Seaan mac Taidhg mic Ualgharg .H. Ruairc D M1407.2 Seaan mac Taidhg Ui Ruairc adbar tigearna Breifne U3 U1412.2 Tigernan Og, mac Tigernain Moir, mic Ualgairg h-Ui Ruairc LC2 LC1412.2 Tigearnan Oc mac Tighearnain mic Ualgharg .H. Ruairc, .i. degh adhbhar righ Breifne U3 U1418.1 Tigernan, mac Ualgairc h-Ui Ruairc, .i. ri Breifne D M1418.6 Tighearnán Mór mac Ualgairg Uí Ruairc tighearna Bréifne D M1419.5 Art mac Taidhg mic Ualgairg D M1468.3 Sliocht Tighearnain mic Tigearnain Moir mic Ualgaircc (d. 1384) LC2 LC1384.17 Ualgharg Ua Ruairc, adhbhar righ Breifne D M1384.11 Ualgharcc Ua Ruairc degh-adhbhar Breifne (d. 1472) D M1472.16 Ualgarcc mac Cathail Bhallaigh Uí Ruairc
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