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- Belfast : The capital of Northern Ireland and the second-largest city on the island of Ireland.
- British Empire : The worldwide domain controlled by Britain from its origins about 1600
- Connachta : A group of early Irish dynasties who gave their name to the province of Connacht.
- Connacht : Western province of Ireland.
- Counties of Ireland : Traditional and local government subdivisions of the island of Ireland.
- Dublin : "The capital city of Ireland, which has had several other cities and towns named after it."
- Gaelic football : An outdoor sport played by two teams of 15 players a side. It is a form of football using a round ball which the players may both handle and kick, with the object of kicking or punching the ball into the goal.
- Ireland (island) : An island to the west coast of Great Britain, comprising the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
- Ireland (state) : Republic (population c. 4.2 million; capital Dublin) comprising about 85% of the Atlantic island of Ireland, west of Great Britain.
- Irish Free State : Dominion of the British Empire between 1922-1948. Formed following the ratification of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, ended with the declaration of the Republic of Ireland in 1948.
- Laigin : A population group of early Ireland who gave their name to the province of Leinster.
- Munster : South-western province of Ireland.
- Old Norse : North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements during the Viking Age, until about 1300.
- Oliver Cromwell : (1599-1658) English soldier, statesman, and leader of the Puritan revolution, nicknamed "Old Ironsides".
- Province : Territorial unit, almost always an administrative division, within a country or state.
- Ptolemy : (2nd century AD) Egyptian astronomer and geographer whose main work, the Almagest, a compendium of contemporary astronomical knowledge, was in use into the 15th century.
- Ulaid : A people of prehistoric and early historical Ireland, who gave their name to the province of Ulster.
- Ulster Volunteer Force : The name of one, and possibly two separate, loyalist paramilitary forces in Northern Ireland near the beginning and end of the twentieth century.
- Ulster : The northernmost of the four provinces of Ireland.