Situation; Name; Old Church; Burial ground attached; Rath or fort
of Blathmac; Scrimhal-na-Ratha Hill mentioned in account of the Battle
of Dysert S. of Church; Knocka-Charnain Hill on top of which is a small
carn in Carnan Townland.
Creggaunbwee (burial ground in);
Well) in same Townland; Patron and Stations formerly held at do.
on St. Bartholomew’s Day, which is also believed to be the festival
of St. Blathmac the Patron of the Ph.; Teampull-a-Chregain-Buidhe
(Church of Creggaun Bwee) a ruined building so called by some of the
though not generally considered an old Church in Machaire; Draighneach,
burial place for children set down in Ph. Field Name Book under the
name Killnamack, which is not known to any one on the spot; Cill-Chaoidhe
burial place in Cahercurkane.
Carhooduff Castle (site of);
Cuirt-Mhaothail, an old ruin so called, formerly the residence of
a family named Hogan in Maothail; Cuirt-Bhoth-Neill
a castellated house or court so called; Derivation of the name;
Mentioned in list of Castles in MS. in Trin. Col. Dub. as belonging
Mc Morough O’Brien; Is situated in the Country of O’Quin
to whom it is supposed to have belonged; Marked on Petty’s
Map under the name of Both-Neill; Notice of it from Annals of IV.
Cluain Ramhfhoda, Ennis & Craig-Ui-Chiardhubhain; Cathair-Murchadha
in West Corca-Bhaiscinn; Kilmurry; Rush (Kilrush); Magha in Hy
Brachan; Baile-Eoin-Gabhann in Corcomroe.
Crag Mothair old castle
(remains of); Set down in College list of Castles under the name
of Dromenglasse Castle, and as inhabited
by Teige Mac Morough (O’Brien); Extract relative to from
Annals of IV. Masters; Rath old Castle (remains of) stated in
to have been inhabited by Muriertagh Garagh (O’Brien?);
Lake on the brink of which the Castle stands S.W. of Church noted
horse races, boats, ships, ricks of turf etc.
Cahercurcaun Castle (remains
of) also mentioned in College list as belonging to Muriertagh Garagh
(O’Brien); Notice of
it from Annals of IV. Masters; Craig Corcrain (not Cahercurcaun)
the true name
of its locality; Tir-mac-Brain Castle (remains of); Written
Tirm Brayne Castle in College list, and stated to have belonged
to Mahown Mc Brene
O’Brien; The local name Tir Mac Brain believed to be
derived from Bran, Fin Mac Cool’s hound; Ceann-Sleibhe
(Head of the Mountain) so called at foot of which the Castle
stands; Said traditionally to
have been the scene of a romantic Finian tale (in which Fin
Mac Cool & his
dog Bran figure) called Feis-Tighe-Chonain-Chinn-tSleibhe,
i.e., the Feast of the House of Conan of the Head of the Mountain;
therein; Corofin (Situation & Name of); Coraidh-Mhic-Owen
Causeway (situation of); Bally-Kin-Curra.