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The History and Topography of the County of Clare by James Frost


Part I. Topography of Thomond Chapter 2. Ui Ainmire

Chapter 2. Footnotes

1. O’Curry’s Lectures on MS. Materials of Irish History, p. 401. Dublin, 1861; and Annals of Four Masters. II. 969. Dublin, 1856.

2. Situate in the present townland of Brickhill, parish of Killfintinan.

3. Supposed to be the same who was Mayor of Limerick in 1540.

4. Now the townlands of Ballybrohane and Gallowshill, in parish of Killfintinan.

5. These are the parties to the previous deed, and the lands referred to are in the same neighbourhood.

6. On a small flag stone in this burial ground is the following inscription:—“Hic situs est Reddan, magnus virtute Joannes, Orent Christiani, nam tumulatus in est. Ano D. . . . . . . 1705. D. R. erex . . . . .”

7. In the parish of Kilmurry, near Sixmilebridge, is a holy well called Tobar Faoile. No “rounds” are ever made there.

8. St. Munchin’s name in Irish is Mainchin. In the Martyrology of Donegal, his anniversary day is given as the 29th of December. He is there described as the son of Sedna, son of Cas; that is, he belonged to the same family as the O’Briens and other Thomond tribes.

 

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