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Ierne is fairly obviously a mispronunciation of 'Er Inis' or 'Eire Innis' (various spellings are available), meaning 'West Island' in common Celtic. The name remains in use today in its full form - Eireann.
This is the oldest known name, which then leaves them to be distinguished from each other by Alba (meaning 'white', probably named after the chalk cliffs of Dover), and Hibernia, which is the rather sloppy Latin translation of 'Ierne' as written by the Greeks.By this time, Cairn G, one of a cluster around Carrowkeel in the Bricklieve mountains, has been erected.Carefully set into the entrance of Cairn G is a hole that is positioned to let the sun's rays into the inner chamber for a month either side of midsummer, with possible extra use for the moon's rays at midwinter.Then in the late fourth century, Niall of the Nine Hostages apparently dominated much of Ireland.His offspring, the U Neill, used a descent system to describe themselves, and this appears to have been adopted by most of the island.
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One of those captured slaves helped to convert the Irish to Christianity - the Romano-British Saint Patrick in the mid-fifth century AD.