The Ard-Rig had an official residence at Tara and the kingdom of Meath for his special use.
At the end of the 5th century Maine, a relative of the king of Tara, was apportioned a tract of Firbolg territory to the west of the Suck in Connaught, which formed the nucleus of a powerful state known as Hy Maine (in English commonly called the " O'Kelly's country ").
As the mistress of Tara had said, tomorrow is another day.
on reaching the Mokra Planina, and then follows the course of the Tara river.
The Drina is formed on the Montenegrin frontier by the united streams of the Tara and Piva; curving north-eastwards past Visegrad, it marches for 102 m.
It chanced to be the occasion of a pagan festival at Tara, during which no fire might be kindled until the royal fire had been lit.
The Tara and Newtown-Hamilton, the Creggan and the Fleury, flow into the bay of Dundalk.
The soil, though thin, is, as in other limestone islands, very rich, and coco-nuts, tara, yams and bananas thrive.
His rule was weak; the state was distracted by interminable palace intrigues and military mutinies, and affairs went from bad to worse when, in 1843, Jankoji Rao, who left no heir, was succeeded by another boy, adopted by his widow, Tara Bai, under the name of Jayaji Rao Sindhia.
The Montenegrin frontier laid down at San Stefano was considerably curtailed, Dulcigno, the district north-east of the Tara, and other territories being restored to Turkey; in addition to Nish, Servia received the districts of Pirot and Vranya on the east instead of the Ibar valley on the west; the Dobrudja, somewhat enlarged, was ceded to Rumania' which surrendered southern Bessarabia to Russia.
Even the "resolutions" (56y Tara) of the Jerusalem conference were not set forth by the apostles present simply in their own name, nor as ipso facto binding on the conscience of the Antiochene Church.
They were called by different names - Feis, Aenach, Aireachtas, Dal, &c. The Feis of Tara, in Meath, was from its origin seven centuries before Christ down to A.D.
560 was the last regular one held at Tara because the monarch ceased to reside there.
One national assembly of an exceptional character was held at Tara in A.D.
The Ard-Rig was selected by the sub-kings and other leading men who legally constituted the Feis of Tara, the sub-kings by those under them in their respective spheres.
"It is a forbidden thing for one with a blemish to be king at Tara."
He was the syncellus (cell-mate, the confidential campanion assigned to the patriarchs, sometimes little more than a spy; see Syncellus) or private secretary of Tara(u)sius, patriarch of Constantinople (784-806), after whose death he retired to a convent, and wrote his Chronicle of events from Adam to Diocletian (285).
Some time must have elapsed before any Brythonic people undertook to defy the powerful Goidelic states, as the supremacy of the Brythonic kingdom of Tara does not seem to have been acknowledged before the 4th century of our era.
2 Both are probably anterior to the foundation of a central state at Tara.
3303), bringing with them in addition to the celebrated Lia Fail (" stone of destiny ") which they set up at Tara, the cauldron of the Dagda and the sword and spear of Lugaid Lamfada.
3922) who established the meeting of Tara, Cimbaeth (c. 305 B.C.) the reputed founder of Emain Macha, Ugaine Mor, Labraid Loingsech, and Eochaid Feidlech, who built Rath Cruachan for his celebrated daughter, Medb queen of Connaught.
It was about this time that the Milesian kingdom of Tara was firmly established.
In this connexion it may be noted that practically all the Milesian pedigrees converge on three ancestors in the 2nd century - Conn Cetchathach king of Tara, Cathair Mor of Leinster, and Ailill Aulom of Munster, - whilst in scarcely any of them are mythological personages absent when we go farther back than A.D.
the Eraind and Corcu Loegdi of Munster and the Ulidians with the Milesians of Tara.
The peculiar characteristic of the Milesian conquest is the establishment of a central monarchy at Tara.
These divisions were: Ulster with Emain Macha as capital, Connaught with Cruachu as residence, north Munster from Slieve Bloom to north Kerry, south Munster from south Kerry to Waterford, and Leinster consisting of the two kingdoms of Tara and Ailinn.
Moreover, the kings of Tara mentioned in the Ulster cycle do not figure in any list of Milesian kings.
It would appear then that the central kingdom of Tara was an innovation subsequent to the state of society described in the oldest sagas and the political position reflected in Ptolemy's account.
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.
The relationship of Munster and Leinster to the Tara dynasty is not so easy to define.
In this way we get a number of over-kingdoms acknowledging only the supremacy of the Tara dynasty.
On the occasion of famine the druids advised that the son of a sinless married couple should be brought to Ireland to be killed in front of Tara and his blood mixed with the soil of Tara.
From the time that the Milesians of Tara had come to be recognized as suzerains of the whole island all political development ceases.
At an assembly held at Tara in 554 Curnan, son of the king of Connaught, slew a nobleman, a crime punishable with death.
According to the legend the saint, accompanied by St Brendan of Birr, followed the king to Tara and solemnly cursed it, from which time it was deserted.
It has been suggested that Tara was abandoned during the plague of 548-549.
In 697 an assembly was held at Tara in which a law known as Cain Adamnain was passed, at the instance of Adamnan, prohibiting women from taking part in battle; a decision that shows how far Ireland with its tribal system lagged behind Teutonic and Latin countries in civilization.
In the first year of his reign as high-king he defeated them in a bloody battle at Tara, in which Amlaib's son, Ragnall, fell.
After the battle of Tara he had placed his half-brother Gluniarind, son of Amlaib Cuaran, in Dublin.
The power of the kingdom of Dublin had been already broken by the defeat of Amlaib Cuaran at Tara in 980, and the main result of the battle of Clontarf was to weaken the central power and to throw the whole island into a state of anarchy.
The most famous places of meeting were Tara, Telltown and Carman.
Tara: There are many places where you can grab a quick bite.
The High Kings of Tara The Gaels or Celts stayed faithful to the goddess through her sacred marriage to the king.
The Strongest giantess part two story about a giantess part two story about a giantess by Tara.
Combined with the divine homemade ice cream Tara turned out, it was a really fun night.
Gareth batted well 20 Yours pulled one an inch high tara lad.
Tara has an ancient sanctity all of its own, with panoramic views across much of Ireland.
Tara let the ball run across her body and finished with a left foot screamer from the edge of the box.
snagged an aerial cable, which was attached to the pole that Tara was working on.
Hedychium coccineum ' Tara ' has large spikes of dense, fragrant, orange trumpet-shaped flowers with prominent darker orange stamens.
Alumni include fellow supermodel Elle Macpherson, Whitney Houston, Paul Gascoigne and It-girl Tara Palmer-Tompkinson.
Tara: We have to stake the mantra vamp.
As you walk up Ash Lane don't take the first gate signposted Tara Center or you'll end up on the woodland walk.
Briefly, the chief fish of Japan are the bream (tai), the perch (suzuki), the mullet (bora), the rock-fish (hatatate), the grunter (oni-o-koze), the mackerel (saba), the sword-fish (tachi-uwo), the wrasse (kusabi), the haddock (tara), the flounder (karei), and its congeners the sole (hiranie) and the turbot (ishi-garei), the shad (namazu), the salmon (shake), the mash, the carp (koi), the funa, the gold fish (kzngyo), the gold carp (higoi), theloach (dojo), the herring (nishin) the iwashi (Clu pea melanosticta), the eel (unagi), the conger eel (anago), the coffer-fish (hako-uwo), the fugu (Tetrodon), the ai (Plecoglossus altivelis), the sayori (Heminamphus sayoni), the shark (same), the dogfish (maiiuka-zame), the ray (e), the sturgeon (chO-lame) and the maguro (Thynnus sibi).
His ancestral Zhupaniya comprised Tara, Piva, Lim (the neck of land between the Montenegro and Servia of our days).
The trailer of an articulated lorry snagged an aerial cable, which was attached to the pole that Tara was working on.
The paper 's shot of Tara 's face in September 2004 showed a neat snub nose with a straight bridge.
As you walk up Ash Lane do n't take the first gate signposted Tara Center or you'll end up on the woodland walk.
I should also mention that they live with our 80 percent Mexican wolf, Tara.
Tara often has Skeletal Support or Paralysis Plus and Pain Relief in her water bowl to help an old knee injury.
He had a rumored affair with TV reporter Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, and a confirmed affair with Czech supermodel Petra Nemcova.
And if that's not bad enough, Brown has recently joined Tara Reid and Chyna Doll in the ever-growing list of B-, C-, and D- list celebs who have been denied access to the trendy LA hot spot, Hyde.
It appears that Carmen Electra, born Tara Leigh Patrick, has come to terms with her reputation as a provocative sex symbol and the fact that her personal escapades tend to attract more attention than her professional accomplishments.
Recently crowned Miss USA, Tara Conner, was involved in some not-so-beauty queen behavior.
In a press conference on December 19, Trump announced that Tara Conner would be given a second chance because she was a "good person."
In her daily discussion on The View on December 20, O'Donnell attacked Trump's decision not to fire Tara Conner, calling him a "snake-oil salesman," as well as pointing out that he went bankrupt.
It all started when Rosie O'Donnell made some inappropriate comments about Donald Trump in response to his decision not to fire Miss USA, Tara Conner.
In 2006, Trump gave the reigning Miss USA, Tara Connor, a second chance at donning her crown after the under-aged beauty queen admitted to abusing drugs and alcohol.
In fact, if you had a comprehensive list of offenders, Britney Spears and Tara Reid would represent a majority of celebrity oops pictures.
According to Variety, the show is a mix between The Real World and The Apprentice, and will star former Miss USA Tara Conner as the "den mother."
Celebrity slips can come in all forms, from Janet Jackson's infamous wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl to Tara Reid's breast-baring escapade at P.
Mary-Kate joined the award-winning cast of Showtime's Weeds to play the role of Tara Lindman, a girl completely devoted to all things Christian, but still partakes in a little recreational drug use.
Tara is the love interest of pot-dealing, suburban mom, Nancy Botwin's (Mary-Louise Parker) son, Silas (Hunter Parrish).
Tara Reid stopped for photographs on the red carpet at P.
Tara Reid's best known roles were in the the American Pie movies.
Tara Reid - Reid became popular after the American Pie movies, but hasn't done a whole lot since, unless you count nip slips, public intoxication, and several stints in rehab.
Other stars who you might know right off the bat include Owen Wilson, Tara Reid, Tina Fey, Jessica Simpson and more.
A good example of this is Carmen Electra, who was born Tara Leigh Patrick.
The fourth page of this spread shows a tasteful nude pose by model Tara Lynn -- again, something you wouldn't see in just any fashion magazine.
After posing nude at age 23 for V, Tara Lynn made fashion history in March 2010 by being featured on the cover of the French version of Elle magazine, a spot traditionally held by smaller-sized models.
And when I say loosely, I mean the rope has so much slack on it, you wished Christian Slater, Tara Reid and Stephen Dorff were hanging on it and falling into a pit of 'I should have passed on this project' hell.
Liddle, Tara Losquadro, and Laura Yorke.
Tara: These have a memory foam insole, open toe, and Velcro closure on top.
When All My Children was going through its initial casting, Susan Lucci actually tried out for the part of Tara Martin.
Mary Ann shares a past with Sam, she's also providing a home for Sookie's best friend Tara and Eggs (a character familiar to series readers).
At the end of True Blood's first season, the serial killer has been stopped and Sookie, Sam and Tara are closing up shop at Merlotte's when they find a body in the back of Andy Bellefleur's car.
Tara is struggling with a life of abuse at the hands of her alcoholic mother.
Tara's second season journey has her struggling with who she wants to be and living for a time with Mary Ann, a newcomer to town who seems to incite drunken orgies during her parties.
Tara's cousin Lafayette is another character with a checkered past.
Images of Eric, Bill, Sookie and Sam are popular with many fans, but still others enjoy Tara, Lafayette and Jason.
Sookie's best friend Tara comes to work at Merlotte's.
Mine Sam and Tara hook up to escape their loneliness.
Tara's mother wants money to exorcise her inner demons.
Tara pays for her mother's exorcism while wrestling with her own inner demon.
Tara is startled to see how different her mother is.
Tara's odd accident in the previous episode leaves her at odds with her mother over getting bailed out of jail.
You'll Be the Death of Me Tara is bailed out of jail by Maryann who offers her a second chance.
Nothing But the Blood The identity of the murder victim in the back of Andy's car is revealed to be the woman who conned Tara and her mother.
Jessica hooks up with Hoyt and Tara grows uncomfortable with what she sees at MaryAnn's party.
MaryAnn continues her pursuit of Tara, invading Sookie's house with a surprise birthday party for her.
Never Let Me Go MaryAnn punishes Tara's rejection by warping the others emotions against her.
Joe's first marriage to Helen produced children Jeff, Bobby and Tara.
Tara married Phil Brent and produced Charlie Brent.
Tara's later marriage to Jeff Jefferson produced daughter Kelsey who shared a child with Bobby Warner (Cortlandt family) and their son Sam was adopted by the Greys.
Played by Michelle Forbes, Maryann Forrester arrived as a seeming Good Samaritan, bailing Tara out of jail and giving the troubled woman a place to call home.
While Tara enjoyed getting to know Eggs, another resident of Maryann's, Sam Merlotte was not so excited to see the woman.
Sookie and Lafayette team up to protect Tara who is possessed by Maryann's madness.
Between Bill's mesmerizing gaze and Sookie's telepathy, Sookie is able to punch through the darkness shrouding Tara's mind.
However, the effect is short-lived because Tara is desperate to get back to Eggs who is still under Maryann's sway.
She helped to keep Phil and Tara, Jeff and Mary, Linc and Kitty, and Chuck and Donna apart over the years.
She married him for status and to spite Tara, her rival.
When she became pregnant, she married him to give her child a name and to spite Tara.
Her marriage to Phil was a great deal about her pride and she did not want to let him go because she did not want him to go to Tara Martin.
The character of Tara is integral to the HBO series True Blood.
Tara Thornton (Rutina Wesley) has been Sookie Stackhouse's (Anna Paquin) best friend since childhood.
Tara often escaped to the Stackhouse home to get away from her mother Lettie Mae.
Tara and her cousin Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis) share a sibling-like relationship and look out for each other.
Throughout season one, Tara's aggressive personality disguised a great deal of pain associated with her mother's raging alcoholism.
Desperate to help her mother and herself, Tara was duped into paying a con woman posing as the shaman Miss Jeanette.
Unfortunately, the hope Tara found in Miss Jeannette's actions left Tara angry and aimless, lashing out at the people in her life including cousin Lafayette; best friend Sookie; and bar owner, boss and sometime lover Sam.
In the second season, Tara's hard, sharp exterior made her a prime candidate for the Maenad Maryann's (Michelle Forbes) deceptions.
Maryann offered Tara unconditional acceptance and affection while also introducing Tara to a more orgiastic lifestyle and a young man named Eggs (Mehcad Brooks).
Under Maryann's influence, Tara lost control.
Once free, Tara was determined to rescue Eggs, the young man she met at Maryann's and with whom she was developing a strong romantic interest.
Eggs' death left Tara in a tailspin and out of control.
Franklin's obsession with Tara resulted in his attacking her twice, kidnapping her and stealing her away to Mississippi where he threatened to turn her.
Tara played along, lulling Franklin into complacence.
At the end of the third season, soul weary and beaten down by her experiences with Miss Jeannette, Maryann and Franklin, Tara put Bon Temps in her review mirror.
Tara's character on True Blood is vastly different from the character upon which she is based.
In Charlaine Harris' The Southern Vampire Mysteries, Tara is a very minor character.
Tara was a sophisticated, talented young woman who grew up in Bon Temps and was one of Sookie's oldest friends, but they lost touched.
Tara and Lafayette were never related and while Tara did have a relationship with a vampire named Franklin, it was never as abusive as the one portrayed in the series.
Tara's multifaceted character is brought to life by the acting skills of Rutina Wesley.
Cast as Tara in 2007, Wesley has also appeared on How She Move, The Cleveland Show and Numb3rs.
In an interview leading up to season four of True Blood, Rutina Wesley described what was in store for Tara.
Like Eric Northman and Tara Thornton, Sam Merlotte's story translated differently from the pages of Charlaine Harris' novel series to the HBO drama.
He had an affair with Tara during the first season, but it was in the second season that Sam's story truly diverged from the novels.
Back in Bon Temps, Jason worked with Andy to fend off the Maenad Maryann and was forced to shoot Tara's lover Eggs when he attacked Andy, the sheriff of Bon Temps.
Contact: The Yoga of Relationship by Tara Lynda Guber.
Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Aspergers and Sensory Processing Disorders by Tara Delaney: This activity book was written by a pediatric occupational therapist.
You can find short videos on YouTube, pick up a book like Tara Stiles' Slim Calm Sexy Yoga, or try a yoga DVD.
The first stop on our list is Tara's Choice.
You can also find what Tara's Choice calls "Genuine RHT Stockings".
Professional football player Jesse Palmer was the fifth Bachelor, and he ended up having to choose between Jessica Bowlin and Tara Huckeby.
Tara Conner: A former Miss USA, she encountered a very public humiliation when it became public knowledge that she was involved in behavior that included alcohol and drug use.
Many people consider Tara the poster-child for second chances.
Willow moved on from high school love Oz to Tara, a witch she encountered in one of the series most frightening episodes: Hush.
Willow, Tara, Anya and Xander work together to resurrect Buffy from the dead with a powerful spell.
Willow was able to bring Buffy back from the brink, but the loss of Tara pushed Willow over the edge.
She allowed her magic to consume her and hunted down those who killed Tara, skinning Warren alive.
Over the years, Buffy's circle of friends grows and shrinks to include others including Cordelia Chase (Charisma Carpenter), Jenny Calendar, Oz (Seth Green), Anya and Tara (Amber Benson).
Oz and Tara both dated Willow and each held a supernatural secret of their own: Oz was a werewolf and Tara a witch.
Willow dabbles with magic throughout the series, but becomes a full-fledged witch by the time she is in college and turns to the blackest of spells when Tara is killed at the end of the sixth season.
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