Various Traditions #5 by
"Lost Israelite Identity.
The Israelite Origin of Celtic Races" (1996).
More on Irish History:
Thomas F. O'Rahilly ("Early Irish History And Mythology", Dublin, 1971,
Eire) compared traditional accounts of peoples who invaded Ireland with the
results of research in his own time and came to the conclusion that the invaders
of Ireland could be divided into four:
Cruthin and Picts:
The Cruthin were
mainly in North Ireland but clans believing they were descended from them were
also to be found in Connaught (the West) and Leinster (southeast). They
struggled with the Ulaid for control pf Ulster until both were subdued by the
People of Neal.
of Northern Scotland were also known as Cruthen. It is debated as to
whether or not the Cruthen ( -Picts) of Scotland and those of Ireland were the
The Scottish Picts or Cruthen were also perhaps identifiable as the "Priteni"
which name was once considered a form of "Briton" though the equation is
Scottish tradition said that the Picts came from Scythia, went to Ireland, and
from there moved to Scotland as did other peoples. The Picts in Roman and
Scottish writings were equated with the Agathyrsi of Scythia. The Agathyrsi were
also known as Khazars. We have
written much on the subject of the Khazars and found parallels between them and
the Picts of Scotland.
or Builg referred to as
the Fer Bolg. They equal the Belgae
of the Continent and Britain. Included with them were the
Laginian invaders also known as
Gabair. They included the
and Galioin. They came
from Armorica (Brittany) in Gaul and conquered much of Leinster (southeast) and
Connacht (west) . There may be a link between the Domnain and the Dana.
Goidels. These are identical
with the Hiberi,
and Milesians who are
discussed further on. Amongst the Milesians were The
(Irish for descendants of Niall; Ue pronounced 'Ee' ). Niel was a High
King of Ireland who died about 405. The Ue Ne'll ruled over all Ireland and
parts of Scotland. Their descendants are concentrated in the Northwest of
Ireland though also numerous throughout Ulster. They are marked by a unique Y
haplogroup DNA marker of their own a sub-section of R1b.