Places and peoples

Corcu Athrach

  • peoples, túatha
  • (peoples and polities)

An early Irish túath said to have been home to the seat of Cashel. According to one tract (Frithfolaid ríg Caisil fri túatha Muman), it was one of the tributary peoples of Munster that supplied champions to the king of Cashel.

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Byrne, F. J., Irish kings and high-kings, 2nd ed. (1973), Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001.
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MacNeill, John, “Early Irish population groups: their nomenclature, classification and chronology”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 29 C (April 1911, 1911–1912): 59–114.
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