Kings & Queens



Name: Rudraige


Race: Firbolg (Fir Domnann)


Father: Dela


Grandfather: Loth


Brothers: Genann :: Sengann :: Slainge :: Gann


Wife: Liber


Associated Deities: Carmen :: Tlachtga :: Tailltiu


Associated Sites: Inber Domnann


Associated Province: Ulster/Ulaidh


Rudraige arrived in Ireland on a Friday with his brother Genann, they landed in Inber Domnann which was named after their tribe.  They were called Fir Domnann because of the furrows they made in the earth.  (They may have been arable farmers who planted crops).  Rudraige took the province of Ulster as his share of Ireland and went there to rule with two thousand in his retinue.  After only two years in the kingship, Rudraige died in Brug Bratruad ('The Hostel of the Red Cloak').


Stories, Myths and Legends Associated with Rudraige


The First Battle of Magh Tuiredh

The Battle of Tailltin

The Fair of Tailtiu

Dindshenchas - Teamhair (Tara)

  The Fir Bolg

  The Story of the Tuatha De Danann

The Story of Tlachta


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