Dalriada

Dalriada Tartan

About the Dalriada Tartan

Dalriada, know as Dál Riata or Dál Riada in Gaelic was an overkingdom that stretched from the west of Scotland, across the North Channel and to the north east of Ireland. Today these are the areas if Argyll in Scotland and some of County Atrim in Ulster.

In the Scottish ares of Dalriada there were four main families each with their own Cheif. The families were Cenél Loairn, Cenél nÓengusa, Cenél nGabráin and Cenél Comgaill.