The genealogies, tribes, and customs of Hy-Fiachrach; commonly called O'Dowda's country

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 Excerpt: ...Lughna, or Luighne, border on the great strand of Traigh Eothaile. n Conchobhar Conallach, i. e. Conor the Conallian, so called because he was fostered in Tirconnell. The Four Masters notice his death in the same words used by our author in the text. 0 Donnchadh Mor.--The Four Masters agree with this. P William O'Dubhda, Bishop of Kilfola.--The Four Masters agree. q Brian O'Dubhda This was the celebrated Sen Bhrian, or old Brian O'Dowd, 1291. Conchobhar Conallach0 O'Dubhda, lord of Hy-Fiachrach, was drowned in the Shannon. 1337. Donnchadh Mor O'Dubhda0, heir apparent to the throne of Hy-Fiachrach, died. 1350. William O'Dubhda, Bishop of Killalap, died. 1534. Brian O'Dubhdaq, King of Hy-Fiachrach and Hy-Amhalgaidh, died in his own house after having been eighty-four recte fifty-four years in the lordship. 1380. Domhnall Clereachr, son of Brian O'Dubhda, King of HyFiachrach and Hy-Amhalgaidh, died after a reign of thirty-six years. 1417. Ruaidhri', son of Domhnall Clereach O'Dubhda, King of Hy-Fiachrach and Hy-Amhalgaidh, died at Dun Neill after a reign of thirty seven years. 1432. Tadhg Riabhach1 O'Dubhda, son of Domhnall Clereach King of Hy-Fiachrach, died at Esgir Abhann" after a reign of fifteen years. The daughter of O'Malley was the mother of the aforesaid Ruaidhri and Tadhg. Maolruanaidh, who drove the English entirely out of Tire-adds that he died at Dun Neill. ragh. The Four Masters notice his death Ruaidhri.--The Four Masters agree at 1354, but do not add the length of his with this date. The list in the Book of reign, and we have already seen that he Lecan gives him a reign of forty-two could not have reigned so long as eighty-years, and adds that the daughter of four years. In a list of the chiefs of the O'Malley was his mother. CDowd family,...

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From the deluxe matching set of the Old Ireland series. As a result of the reception of O'Donovans Tribes and Customs of Hy-Many in 1843, the Tribes and Customs of HY FIACHRACH was published the following year. Thus, this title is now the second one offered in our classical Old Ireland series.

Some of the families included in this work are: O'Callaghan of Erris, Gearan, Burns (O'Conboirne), Murray, Loughnane, Loftus, Larissy, Gaughan, O'Flynn, Tierney, O'Malley, Dorcey -Darcey-D'Arcy, Gormley, Kilkelly, Kane, Markham, O'Heyne, O'Clery, O'Down, O'Gillin, Cuolahan, O'Quin-O'Cuin, Gorman, Kearney-Carney, Kerrigan, Quigly, Brogan, O'Casey, Connolly, Lennon-Leonard, Grehan-Derrick, Gadan, O'Cummins, O'Mollina, Flannelly, Heany, Mangan - Mongan, Breaffy, O'Moran, Rowley, O'Finan, O'Spealain, O'Breslen, Feeney, Rush, O'Meeny, Boland, Scanlan, Coyne - Cuain, Coleman, Murphy, Morrissy, Fox- O'Sinna, MacCarrick, O'Rafferty, Gilmer... plus hundreds more given in the all new surname index, making this the most useful edition of O'Donovans Hy Fiachrach published. From the deluxe matching set of the Old Ireland series. As a result of the reception of O'Donovans Tribes and Customs of Hy-Many in 1843, the Tribes and Customs of HY FIACHRACH was published the following year. Thus, this title is now the second one offered in our classical Old Ireland series.

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'Pedigree of MacFirbis. This family were originally seated in Magh Broin, in Tirawley. The were afterwords removed to Rosserk, on the west side of the Moy, in the same territory but when the Barretts drove the O'Dowds out of Tirawley, Mac Firbis was fixed at Lecan in Tireragh. They had the privilege of holding the rod over O'Dowd at his innauguration, and of drinking at the banquet even before the acknowledged senior of the race....the pedigree..as given by..MacFirbis in 1666 is defective is many generations defective. The following is the pedigree the editor believes to be trustworthy....'

'The following account of the families, districts and customs of Hy Fiachrach is printed from the Genealogical MS of Duald Mac Firbis'.

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