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In Ireland, besides the important and successful Turgesius, we read of a Saxulf who early met his death, as well as of Ivar (Ingvar), famous also in England and called the son of Ragnar Lodbrog, and of Oisla, Ivar's comrade; finally (the vikings in Ireland being mostly of Norse descent) of the wellknown Olaf the White, who became king of all the Scandinavian settlements in Ireland.
The practical though short-lived conquest of England begins under Ivar, Ubbe and Halfdan, reputed sons of Ragnar, and is completed by the last of the three in conjunction with the Guthorm above mentioned.
Audatnn of Westfirth, Sneglu-Halli, Hrafn of Hrutfiord, Hreidar Heimski, Gisli Illugison, Ivar the poet, Gull-1Esu Thord, Einar Skutason the poet, Mani the poet, &c.
1 334), and the geography of Ivar Bardsson, a Norwegian (c. 1340), are of course of foreign origin.
Amlaib was accompanied by Ivar, who is stated in one source to have been his brother.
Some writers wish to identify this prince with the famous Ivar Beinlaus, son of Ragnar Lodbrok.
Ivar only survived Olaf two or three years, and it is stated that he died a Christian.
Towards the end of this interval of repose a certain Sigtrygg, who was probably a great-grandson of the Ivar mentioned above, addressed himself to the task of winning back the kingdom of his ancestor.
Waterford was retaken in 914 by Ivar, grandson of Ragnall and Earl Ottir, and Sigtrygg won a signal victory over the king of Leinster at Cenn Fuait (Co.
This aroused the ruler of Limerick, Ivar, who determined to carry the war into Thomond.
Ivar escaped to Britain, but returned after a year and entrenched himself at Inis Cathaig (Scattery Island in the lower Shannon).
A conspiracy was formed between Ivar and his son Dubcenn and the two Munster chieftains Donoban and Maelmuad.
2 In 976 Inis Cathaig was attacked and plundered by the Dalcais and the garrison, including Ivar and Dubcenn, slain.
2 Donaban, the son of this Ivar of Waterford, is the ancestor of the O'Donavans, Donoban that of the O'Donovans.