THE HISTORY OF IRELAND
BIBLIOGRAPHIC AND EDITORIAL NOTE
to the Ex-Classics edition
to Volume 1, by David Comyn
Here follows every division which was made on Ireland.
Of the subdivision of Meath and of the provinces here.
Of the creation of the first father from whom we have sprung, i.e. Adam, here, and of his race to Noah, and from that to Noah's children's children, until the genealogical account of each tribe which obtained possession of Ireland is given by us completely up to Noah; and also the kinship of each people of these same with each other.
Of the invasions of Ireland before the deluge down here.
Of the first occupation that was made on Ireland here.
Of the second conquest which was made on Ireland here, i.e. the conquest of the children of Neimheadh.
Of the invasion of the Firbolg here.
Of the first kings who took the sovereignty of Ireland; and of every king after them who assumed it, according to the order of the periods and of the invasions, down here.
Of the invasion of the Tuatha Dé Danann here.
Of the branching of the tribe that was noblest of the Tuatha Dé Danann down here.
Of the kings of the Tuatha Dé Danann here, and of the length of their sovereignty over Ireland.
Of the origin of the children of Míleadh, of their proceedings, and of their transactions, of their genealogy, and of every occurrence that happened to them, from Fénius Farsaidh down to the invasion of Ireland by them, here below (stated).
Here below (we treat) definitely apart concerning the true origin from which the the race of Gaedheal have sprung; and of their proceedings till the arrival of the sons of Míleadh in Ireland
to Volumes 2 and 3, by Rev. Pádraig S. Dinneen
The doings of Feinius Farsaidh the grandfather of Gaedheal till his return from the Plain of Seanair, and till his death, as follows.
Of the journeying of Niul to Egypt from Scythia, and of his doings there until his death as follows:
Of the expulsion by Pharao Intuir of the race of Gaedheal from Egypt as follows:
Of the journeying of the race of Gaedheal from Gothia to Spain as follows.
Of the coming of the sons of Milidh to Ireland as follows:
Of the kings of the children of Milidh before the Faith and of the length of their sovereignty in Ireland as follows.
Here follows first a brief summary of the adventure which led to the death of Conchubhar.
Of the death of Ceat son of Magha, as follows.
The cause of the death of Meadhbh of Cruachain, as follows.
Of the kings of Ireland and of their history after the Faith and of its annals to the coming of the Normans hither, and to their acquiring supremacy over the country, as follows:
On the kings of Ireland after the Faith as follows:
Foreword by Rev. Pádraig S. Dinneen