Dating derry ireland
ccording to tradition in 432, Patrick landed at the mouth of the Slaney river which flows into Strangford Lough near Saul, in County Down, he made contact with the local chieftain Diohu who after a conversation with Patrick gave him his barn the Irish word for barn was sabhall, Patrick converted it and so it became his first church in Ireland.ater he was called before the high king, Laoghaire, at Tara, Laoghaire was impressed with Patrick and he gave him permission to preach.But, before they could achieve much, bands of warriors from Scandinavia, called Vikings, began to raid the country.ong before the coming of the Vikings Irish kings and chieftains had become notorious for their depredations of ecclesiastical properties.
n 431, Pope Celestine sent Palladius as first bishop to the Irish, Pallidus died shortly after arriving in Ireland.
From England he went to France and studied under Saint Germanus.
There he became a bishop and returned to Ireland with the intention of converting the pagan Irish to Christianity.
It is difficult for authors to avoid applying his or her own personal political and religious allegiance to the interpretation of events and situations they are describing.
Not forgetting also that the original source he original provinces, sometimes called the five fifths of Ireland, were probably Ulster, Leinster, Munster, Connaught, and Mide.
Some monasteries passed into the control of lay people, and many kinds of abuses resulted.