Situation & Name; Old Church; Holy Water font in do; Chapel
attached to the Church built by the O’Maolain family; Tombstones
inscribed to the family in do.
Cluain Dubhain old
Castle now pronounced Cluan Uain; Situation and description; Was
the best fortified Castle in Ireland in 1586;
Notices of it from Annals of IV. Masters; Was taken in 1569 by Sir
Henry Sidney, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland; Besieged and taken in
1586 by Sir Richard Bingham, and Mahon O’Brien, in whose possession
it then was, slain; Mentioned in list of Castles of Thomond preserved
in Trin. Col. Dub; Notice of Ballyvaughan in Annals of IV. Masters;
O’Beachains now called Vaughans.
Derryowen Castle; Notices
of do. from Annals of IV. Masters; Belonged to the O’Shaughnessys; Coill O’bhFlannchadha, a woody
district adjoining the Co. Galway; Remains of the wood observable
not many years
ago, on the lands of Bun a Chiopáin and Ait Tighe Diothe;
Maothraighe old Castle; Kilkeedy old Castle now locally called
Caislean Mael; See
Cille Caeide (Kilkeedy); Cluain Sailchearnaigh old Castle; Its
situation from Annals of IV. Masters; Kinel-Fearmaic Territory
Country) - extent of; Dysart Tola also Dysert O’Dea.
Kille-Taice old Church
(remains of) supposed to have been dedicated to St. Inneeboy, a celebrated
Dalcassian Virgin & Patroness
of Killinaboy; Her Well near do; Lochaid (Bridge of) in Moanreagh;
by Keating as on the boundary of the Province of Connaught
and the Territory of the Dalcassians; Also mentioned in Annals
Sliabh-Oidheadha-an-Righ, now the Cratloe Mountain; Rinn Eanaigh
in the Shannon near Bunratty; Scairbh now Scarriff Vil. in
near the boundary of Co. Galway.
Bealach-an-Fhiodhfháil (Pass of) celebrated in Wars of Torlogh & Annals
of IV. Masters; Extract from the latter relative to it; Ballyogan
in Coill Mor; Baile Ui Griobhtha Castle; Fiodhfhail or Coill an Fhiodhail
(Kyleineeal) still the name of a Townland comprised in Rockforest;
Remnants of the Fee-fail (sylva faliae) still in do., the road
through it; Drumfinglas (situation of) from engraved Map of
the Down Survey; Kells Townland in Irish Callia, in which there was
a Church of which the site is now scarcely traceable; Is probably
the Ceandinis which Colgan places in Dalcassia; Mentioned in pedigree
the O’Briens as a seat of a branch of that family.