Interprovincial wars frequently altered its boundaries, notably in 332 when the three Collas, sons of Eochaidh Doimhlein, conquered the land between the river Boyne and Lough Neagh, which became a separate kingdom under the name of Uriel (Oriel or Orgial).
Boyne; and afterwards commanded an Irish regiment in the French service, and died in 1704.
After his defeat at the Boyne (July 1, 1690) he speedily departed from Ireland, where he had so conducted himself that his English followers had been ashamed of his incapacity, while French officers had derided him.
On the 1st of July 1690 the allies were badly beaten at sea off Beachy Head, but on the same day William himself won a decisive victory over James's army at the Boyne in Ireland.
He accompanied the prince of Orange to England in 1688, and during the Irish campaign he took part in the siege of Carrickfergus and the battle of the Boyne, and was wounded at the battle of Limerick.
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The rivers Brosna, Barrow and Boyne take their rise in these morasses, and the Grand and Royal canals cross them.
After his defeat at the battle of the Boyne, James returned to Dublin, but left it again before daybreak the next day; and William III.
Louth, Ireland, in the south parliamentary division, on the river Boyne, about 4 m.
The town is the headquarters of the valuable Boyne salmon-fishery.
In 1690 it was garrisoned by King James's army; but after the decisive battle of the Boyne it surrendered to the conqueror without a struggle, in consequence of a threat that quarter would not be granted if the town were taken by storm.
The best-known of these is situated on the banks of the Boyne above Drogheda, and consists of a group of the largest cairns in Ireland.
It was not till after the battle of the Boyne (1st of July 1690), and during the siege of Limerick, that Sarsfield came prominently forward.
After the battle of the Boyne James II.
To Dublin Bay; the Boyne, fed from the central plain and discharging into Drogheda Bay; from the mountains of county Down, the Lagan, to Belfast Lough, and the Bann, draining the great Lough Neagh to the northern sea; the Foyle, a collection of streams from the mountains of Tyrone and Donegal, flowing north to Lough Foyle.
The Roman Catholic Celts aided by France were entirely beaten, the Protestant colonists aided by England were entirely victorious at the battle of the Boyne, on the 1st of July 1690; ill and at the battle of Aughrim on the 12th of July 1691.
Lastly, in the north of Wexford we find the Coriondi who occur in Irish texts near the Boyne (Mid.
Until the end of the 3rd century the Milesian power must have been confined to the valley of the Boyne and the district around Tara.
One of them, Bodb Derg, resided near Portumna on the shore of Lough Derg, whilst another, Angus Mac-in-óg, dwelt at the Brug of the Boyne, the well-known tumulus at New Grange.