Dermot MacMurrough


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Dermot MacMurrough

(ˈdɛːmət məkˈmʌrə)
n
(Biography) ?1110–71, king of Leinster, who, by enlisting the support of the English to win back his kingdom, was responsible for the English conquest of Ireland
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He was invited to Ireland by Dermot MacMurrough, the great-great-great-great grandson of Brian Boru, to help him win back his lost kingdom of Leinster.
19 A German-based genealogist reckons Emma is a Wexford woman descended from Dermot MacMurrough of Ferns, the legendary King of Leinster responsible for the Norman invasion of Ireland.