Sentence Examples

  • 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.

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