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The Uí Néill (Irish for "grandsons (descendants) of Niall") were an Irish dynasty who claimed descent from Niall Noigiallach (Niall of the Nine Hostages), a semi-historical High King of Ireland who died about 450.
The first generation of the Uí Néill were his sons, eight in all:
Uí Néill Genealogy
Conn Cétchathach | | Art mac Cuinn | | Cormac mac Airt | | Cairbre Lifechair | | Fiachu Sraibtine | | Muiredach Tirech | | Eochaid Mugmedon + Mongfind + Cairenn | | _________|_________ | | | | | | | | | Brion Fiachrae Ailill Niall (The Connachta) | __________________________|_______________________________________________________ | | | . | | | | | | | | . | | | | | Conall Gulban Endae Eogan . Coirpre Lóegaire Maine Conall Cremthainne Fiachu | . | | ________|________ | . | | | | Muirdeach . Cormac Caech Lughaid Fergus Cerrbel Ardgal | . | (d.507) | | . | | Muirchertach . Tuathal Diarmaid mac Ercae . Maelgarb mac Cearbhaill (d.536) . (d.544) (d.565) . (Northern Uí Néill) . (Southern Uí Néill)
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