Name: Daire

Origin and Meaning of the Name Daire

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    (DY reh)
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    Itself (Daire)
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Miscellaneous Info for Daire

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    English and Gaelic speaking countries
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    Irish legend has it that Daire Mac Fiachna owned a famous bull called the " Brown Bull of Cooley". This bull was a true prize and was coveted by Queen Maeve (Maebh). Mac Fiacha refused to relinquish the bull to the Queen and contributed to the war between Connacht and Ulster. Daire and its variants are very popular in modern day Ireland, often being used for girls, although the name is traditionally masculine.

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