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1 1 7. Awly : his son.

118. Melaghlin : his sod.

119. Awly : his son.

120. Melaghlin : his son.

121. Fergus: his son.

* Arnu : Another branch of this family had: Arms— Gules three lions passant
combatant argent. Crest : A fret or.


122. Donagh: his son.

123. Torlogh: his son.

124. Felim : his son.

125. James : his son.

126. James (2) : his son.

127. James (3) : his son.

128. James (4) : his son.

129. Torlogh: his son.

In 1498, Cormac MacCoghlan, son of Eoghan, son of the Bishop, an
official, of Clonraacnoise, died; and in 1533, Cormac MacCoghlan, lord of
Delvin (i.e. of Clan Conor), and Cahir MacCoghlan, died; in 1585, John, son
of Art, son of Cormac, Lord of Delvin, attended Perrott's Parliament ; he
died in 1590, and was succeeded by his son, John Oge. This John Oge,
who is the last chief of the sej^t mentioned by the Four Masters entered
into an alliance, offensive and defensive, with Hugh O'Neill, Prince of
Ulster, in 1598. His son Torlogh was lord of Delvin, in 1620. In 1622,
Mathew de Eenzie* obtained a grant of 1,000 acres of the forfeited estates
of the MacCoghlan, on the condition that he should not take the name or
title of O'Ptourke, O'MuUoy, Fox, MacCoghlan, or O'Doyne, "nor receive,
nor pay any Irish rent, taxes, or services, nor divide his land according to
the Irish custom of gavelkind." Sir Arthur Brundell, had also a grant of
a large portion of the MacCoghlan estates ; and several burgesses of
Banaghcr obtained districts or cantreds.

The Kev. Charles MacCoghlan, vicar-general of Leighlin, John
MacCoghlan, of Garrycastle, Terence MacCoghlan, of same place, and Teige
MacCoghlan, of Kilcolgan Castle, were the representatives of the borough
of Bana,«2;her in James's Parliament.

^ In 1790, Thomas MacCoghlan, the last independent representative of
this once illustrious family died, leaving no legitimate male representative
to inherit his name. None of his descendants were suffered by the " Ma"t
[3£aiv] to use the prefix Mac, or to claim any relationship with himself.
His great estates passed at his decease to the Eight Hon. Denis Bowes
Daly, who likewise had no children, and who shortly before his death, in
1821, sold the MacCoghlan Estates to divers persons ; the chief purchaser
being Thomas Bernard, Esq., M.P. The last MacCoghlan represented the
King's County in several Parliaments.

* De Pienzie : Mathew de Renzie died on the 29th August, 1634 ; as appears by the
following epitaph, copied from the tomb of the family, in the Church of Athlone :—
*' This monument was erected by the Right Worshipful Mathew de Renzie, Knight, who
departed this life, August 29th, 1634, aged 57 years. Born at Cullen, in Germany,
and descended from the renowned warrior, George Castriot, alias Seanderberg,
who in the Christian wars fought 52 battles, with great conquest and honour, against
the Turks. He was a great traveller and general linguist, and kept correspondence with
most nations, in many weighty affairs, and in three years gave great perfection to this
nation, by composing a Grammar, Dictionary, and Caronicles in the Irish tongue ; in
Accounts most expert, and exceeding all others in his great applause. This work was
accomplished by Mathew de Eenzie, his son, August 29th, 1635."

t Ma : This was a title by which The Mac C >ghlan was then generally known.


Of BanagJier.

Motto : Snadh na Sean.

In p. 184 of " Tribes and Customs of Hy-Many " is a pedigree of this
lamily :

- 1. Carroll MacCuolahan, had :

2. Donogh Keogh MacCuolahan
(living in 1602), who had:

3. Brian, who had :

4. Hugh, who had :

5. Hugh (d. 1667), who had :

6. Hugh (d. 1686), who had :

7. Daniel, a Lieutenant in the
service of James II., who had :

8. Doctor John (d. 1761), who
became a Protestant, and who had :

9. Hugh, who had :

10. Danielf (d. 1841), who had:

11. Henry,b.l8l7;livinginl843.


County Kerry.

Arms : Az. a tower triple-towered ar.

The earliest anglicised forms of this family name that we meet with were
McEUycudd, McElly cuddy, % McKelgol, McEillgodd, AIcLeod, McKelgol,
McEllcole^ McEligot, McEligott ; and more lately MacElUgott, Elliott, and

In 1259, the forces of Mary McEUycudd, of Galey, co. Kerry, invaded
Scotland with the Army of Edward the First. She brought to Maurice
Fitzmaurice, the Second Lord of Kerry, five Knight's fees, about Listowel
and Tralee. Most of those Estates were confiscated about 1559 and

In 1653, Edmund McElligott, of Galey parish, of Coolceragh, was
transplanted with four of his household. This Edmund was the grand-
father of :

* This Daniel MacCuolahan (wh.o d. in 1841) m. Frances Antisel, of Arbour Hill,
00. Tipperary, and by her bad issue — 1. Hugh (d. s. p. in 1828} ; 2. Henry, living in

f MacCuolahan : In p. 183 of the "Tribes and Customs of Hy-Many," the
MacUallachains and O' Uallachains are mentioned as of the same family.

X MacEllicuddy or MacGillicuddy : Some Irish scholars derive these names from
"MacGillgocuddy," which they say means the devotee of the saintly. For our deriva-
tion of " MacGillicuddy," see that family genealogy infra.

According to Miss Hickson's "Kerry Records," the blood of the MacElligotts is
mherited by nearly every respectable family in the counties of Cork, Kerry, and
Limerick ; and is also to be found in almost every Court in Europe.

The Motto of the MacElligotts was :

" Nulla manus tam liberalis et generalis
Atque universalis quam Sullevaniis.''

142 MAC.


MAC. [part III.

1. Jolin McElligott, of Limerick,
who (see the "Evans" pedigree)
m. Elizabeth, grandaunt of the
late Sir de Lacy Evans, and grand-
daughter to Colonel Griffiths Evans,
and had :

2. Kichard Pierce McElligott
(1756), of Limerick, who was twice
married: first, to Miss Loftus (a
descendant of Loftus, Mayor of
Limerick, in 1425, and "Bailiff"
of Limerick, in 1422—31—41—44),
and by her had three sons and four
daughters :

I. John.
- II. Eichard.
III. Pierce.

I. Alice.

IL Elizabeth.

III. Mary.

IV. Another Alice.

Ptichard Pierce MacElligott's
second wife was Jane, daughter of
Captain William Craig, of Cork,
2nd Foot Eegiment ; the issue of
the second marriage were two sons
and two daughters :

I. Charles.

II. Ulysses.
I. Anne.

IL Jane, who (see the " Eyding"
pedigree), m. Stephen Nath-
aniel Eyding, L.D.S., and had

In connexion with the foregoing Motto, it may be observed that the famihes of
MacEUigott and MacGillicuddy were branches of the 0' Sullivan Mor family.

Some of the Castles and places of the MacElligotts were : Carriganess, Dunboy,
Eeendeshart, Ardea, Dunkerron, Carrnebeg, Cappanacuss, Dunloa, Bodenesmeen,
Castlecurrig, Ballymaceligott, Carrignafeela, Ardballa, Ballynagrillagh, O'Brennan,
Tullygaron (now " Chute Hall,") Lisardbouly, Glandovellane, Tourreagh, Carrick,
Glogbanmackin, Kathanny, Glaunageenta, Galey parish, Coolceragh j and Ballyelegot,
CO. Waterford.

In 1590 were lost, in the barony of Trughanacmy (or Trughenacking), parish of
Ballymacelligott, the following four castles : 1. Ballymacelligott ; 2. Carrignaf eala ; 3.
Ardballa ; 4. Ballnagrillagh.

In 1595, the Lord of the Eeeks of Bodevysmine was slain in the Desmond

In 1598, his territory was given to Barrett ; but some of it was restored.

In 1604 John MacEUigott was pardoned by King James the First, who, in 1605,
gave Theobald Bourk of Castleconnell a parcel of the estates of MacDermott O'SuUivan,
otherwise called " MacGillicuddie," who died in rebellion.

In 1613 the lands of Ulic MacEUigott were given to Sir T. Roper.

In 1624 an Inquisition on Maurice MacEUigott's Estates.

In 1625 he was pardoned and aUowed to grant to his nephew and heir, John
MacGiUicuddy, Tullygaron, Lisardbouly, GlandoveUane, and Toureagh, all of which
passed per a Miss MacEUigott to the " Chute" family.

In 1630, Connor MacGUlicuddy, of Carrig Castle, co. Kerry, drowned (ship-
wrecked).— ilT.^^S'. Trinity CoUege, Dublin.

In 1631, Inquisition on John MacGillicuddy's Estates.

In 1645, Miss MacGUHcuddy, in the Castle of Ballingarry in Clanmorris when
taken from the Parliamentary party.

In 1646, two cousins, namely, Colonel MacGillicuddy and Colonel MacEUigott, at
the Seige of Ballybriggan Castle, near Tralee.

In 1652, MacGiUicuddy, taken prisoner at the battle of Knocknicloghy.

In 1653, Edmxind MacEUigott above-mentioned was transplanted, and in the same
year Maurice (or "Morrice") MacEUigott forfeited O'Brennan Castle.

In 1656 he forfeited BaUymacelHgott, Kathanny, and Glaunageenta, and was trans-
planted. In the same year Richard MacEUigott was in Donoghue's Regiment, and
taken prisoner at the then siege of Limerick.

In 1673, Colonel MacEUigott and Teige MacEUigott lost part of Culenagh and
Oarrinagh, which was given to Robert MarshaU.


This Eichard Pierce MacElligott was a scholar of great eminence ;
his MSS, were full of interest to the soldier, the mathematician, and the
linguist. Some of those MSS. have since his death been deposited in
the Library of the Eoyal Irish Academy, and other places, in Dublin,
and elsewhere ; some taken by friends ; and some borrowed by others,
who, without any acknowledgment, have published their contents as
their own work. Even in fortifications and Military Art our newest
systems were to him already old. As a Tribute to the memory of
Mr. MacElligott, the following poem on him, by one of his descendants,
the elder brother of the late Sir de Lacy Evans, is here worthy of
record :

' ' Where are those days as beauteous and sublime
As those of the original Paradise,
"When angels missioned from above came down,
To teach the Deity's infinite wisdom, love
And all His glorious attributes to man !
i Where are those days of beauty, gifted man ?

When, in the original power of genius, thou
Led'st forth thy pupil through the blooming fields
Of Art, of Science, and of Classic lore !
Then Archimides' self and Euclid taught,
From thy clear brain, and fire-touched eloquent lips.
There Homer sped his music of the soul.
Demosthenes again sent forth, through Greece
Those thunders which struck tyrants pale, of you ;
*■ Whose very echoes in our modern day

Have taught the Turkish despot wretch to bend

His recreant knee to mind, and own the power

Which from on high rebukes the tyrant, and

In blushes paints the visage of the slave !

To reach, to feel, to teach those nobler points

In morals, wisdom, in eternal truth.

In Art, in Science, or in Classic lore :

All this was thine. But higher, nobler, still,

'Twas thine to teach the youthful mind to rise

Above the sordid level of the crowd,

To build its own foundations deep and strong,

And raise the superstructure to the stars !

In 1687 Colonel MacGilhcuddy, called Denis, was Sherifi" of the county Kerry, and
got estates under an assumed name. . '

In 1688 Colonel Eoger MacElligott with his Eegiment was in Hampton Court, and
in Chester ; and with it returned to Ireland.

In 1689 Col. Roger MacElligott and his cousin Col. Cornelius MacGillicuddy, of
the Reeks (who was Governor of Kinsale), were both in Parliament as Members for
Ardfert. Two MacGillicuddys, one of whom was an Ensign, and the other a Lieutenant,
were both in Lord Kenmare's Regiment.

In 1690 Col. MacGillicuddy war Governor of Cork when it was taken by the future
Duke of Marlborough.

In 1697 Col. Roger MacElligott was released from the Tower of London, after four
years' incarceration therein. He then joined the Irish Brigade in France, as Colonel,
witii three of the MacGillicuddys.

In 1733 we find James Mason, grandfather of Robert Emmett, in Billymacelligot ;
and, in

1778, his descendant a general in Austria.

Like the DeLacys and other Irish families, the history of Ear ope at that period is
full of the exploits of the MacElligotts.


To scorn each petty tyrant, as he crawls

In reptile slime on the dishonour' d earth — ■

To cherish in the heart each worthy man —

And court assiduously that converse pure,

Which is the prototype, foretaste, of Heaven !

Where are those days ? Yes, yes, they yet will live

Immortal e'en on earth, for they belong

To Heaven's own atmosphere ; and the rich seed

Of glorious mind, cultured by thee, shall bloom

And fructify throughout th' embellished land !

Oh ! may thy sons, and theirs, ascend to that

High and immortal tone of sentiment.

That vigour made of fii'e and sprung from Heaven I

" OUis est ignea vigor et celestis origo.

"Glix (co. Limerick), 11th May, IS44."

Richard Pierce MacEUigott, the subject of the foregoing Poem, having
been a poUtical prisoner in Limerick Jail, in 1798, the following is an
extract from a letter by him sent out, pasted with a piece of potato to the
bottom of a plate :

' * What shall I sufEer walking up and down this dismal place from Hght to light,
with no companion but a man, who (three times jaogged) lies dying in a comer a still
breathing corpse ; and legions of rats of all ages, which have forgotten the timidity
of thoir species, and lord it here with hereditary sway :

" Hail ! solitude, all gloomy horrors hail !

For Truth has led me to thy dismal shrine.
In her bright face all earthly glories pale ;
Thy darkest den is filled with light divine.

" What shaU I suffer ?

After this, Nothing.

" There were three happy fellows on every lamp on the bridge, as I was crossing
here ; the lantern hoops were breaking ; so I must wait till some kind friend drops off.
They nearly took up (or occupied) all the little footpath, and the toes of some of them
were touching it.

"As 1 passed, I thought what a splendid and economical plan for lamp-lighting
for, by its piercing rays, the whole earth could see into the dark hearts of a distant
peo'ple, and follow its each individual to the world's ends while he carries one grain of
pride. In the glory of such bright eternal light, who would not wish to bum ? Not
Typhus, not Smallpox 3 Xo ! No !"'

Mr. MacEUigott was, however, reprieved.


Lord of Connello, Co. Limerick.
Arms : At. an eagle displ. vert. Crest : A falcon close belled ppr.

According to the Genealogical Tables compiled by Dr. O'Donovan from
the Book of Leacan, and O'Cleary's and MacFirbis's Genealogies, this
ancient family is descended from Sedna the fourth son of Gaiibre
Aedhbha (ancestor of O'Donovan), the tenth in descent from Olioll Olum,



MAC. 145

King of Munster, who died a.d. 234. The sirname in Irish is Mac-

The territory of the MacEairys originally formed part of that of the
Ui-Cairbre Aedhbha, and at one time extended from the river Maig to
Abbey Feale on the borders of Kerry. It subsequently comprised that
portion of the barony of Upper Connello formerly called Corca-Muichet,
now the parish of Corcomohid, or Castletown MacEniry.

Up. to the period of the Oromwellian Settlement of Ireland, the
MacEnirys held considerable estates in the county of Limerick.

There are numerous references to members of this family in the Annals
of the Four Masters and other authentic records :

Kennith MacEneiry, King of Conallo, slain. in battle, A.D. 1029.

MacAngheiree, lord of Conaille (Connello), slain at the battle of
Fermoy, near Thurles, A.D. 1081.

MacEineiry, erected a castle in Kilmoodan (Castletown MacEniry)
in 1349.

William Oge McKynery of Ballyaudley, co. Limerick, an adherent of
Desmond, slain at Aherb, 7th August, 1585.

John McEniry of Castletown McEniry, co. Limerick, " chief of his
nation ;" Gerald McEniry, his cousin, and Shane McThomas McEniry, of
Kilmorie, co. Limerick, his brother-in-law, surrendered the lands possessed
by them and their ancestors for 200 years in Cork and Limerick ; receiv-
ing a re-grant thereof from the Crown, A.D. 1607.

Connor McEnnrey, Petitioner in "Court of Claims" (1666), under a
decree to his father (a transplanter) at Athlone, in 1656.

Symon MacEneiry, forfeited (1641) the lands of Castletown, &c., in
Connelloe, co. Limerick ; and in the same year John MacEneery, Donagh
MacEnery, Mortogh MacEniry, and Andrew MacEniry, Garret and Bryan
McEnery, and Thomas Mc William McEniry also forfeited estates in the
same county.

Antoine Macenery, Lt. -Colonel of Dillon's regiment, Irish Brigade, in
the service of France, in 1696.

Arthur Macenery, Brigadier-General in the French army, in 1748-61.

Dons Malachias and Juan MacEnery, Lieutenants in the regiment of
Ultonia, in the Spanish service, in 1718.

The following is the pedigree of a branch of this ancient family :

1. McEneiry of Castletown, co.

2. Thomas : his son ; born circa

1672 ; will dated 1745.

3. Philip : his son ; will dated
1752. Had two sisters, one named

* Maclneirglie : This sirname (" eirghe :" Irisli, a rising) is distinct from O'li-
Ainnerraidh or O'h-Ainnearaigh (" an :" Irisli, the definite article ; " nearach," luchy,
happy), chiefs of Cuilleanntrach, and a quo O'h-Inneirghe, anglicised O'Henery and
MacHenery ; and has heen variously rendered as follows : Maclnneirghe [Innery],
MacAneiridh, MacAngheire, MacEineiry, MacEneiry, MacEniry, and Maclnerny,
(which now obtain in the family). MacEnrigh, Maclndereighe, Maclnnerigh,
McEndrie, McEnery, McEnnery, and M'Kynery ; and in France, Mannery. From the
spelling and pronunciation of " Maclneirghe" we are satisfied that it is the sirname
from which Irwin, Irvine, Irving, MacJSfair, MacNeir, MacNeary, and Neary are
derived. It was therefore our mistake to derive any of these sirnames from O'Conaire
OK MacConaire.


146 MAC.


MAC. [part III.

Bridget ; and two brothers — John
and Thomas.

4. Thomas : his son, died in
1807; will dated 1807. Had a
brother John and two sisters, m. ;
the youngest, Elinor, d. in 1826.

6. Thomas : his son ; a merchant
in Dublin; d. 1852; will dated
1852. Had a brother Francis, who
d. voung; and two sisters, m. —
Anne (d. 1812), and Elizabeth (d.

6. Lieutenant Henry - Francis
MacEniry : son of Thomas ; d. 1873,
leaving issue, a son Thomas; had
five brothers and five sisters. The
elder brothers were: 1. Thomas,

who d. young ; 2. Charles-James,
who died in 1822. The younger
brothers were: 1. Major Robert-
John, living in 1887 ; 2. George,
who d. young; 3. Edmund Paul,
who died in 1872, leaving issue a
dau., Mary Marcella, living in 1887.
The sisters were: 1. Margaret;
2. Anne; 3. Mary, who all died
young ; 4. Elizabeth Anne, who
was married, and who d. in 1878,
s. p.; 5. Harriette-Susanna, married,
d. in 1854, leaving issue, Frederick
Thomas Goold, living in 1887,

7. Thomas Robert MacEniry ;
son of Henry-Francis, living in

Chiefs in Dunkerron, Co. Kernj.

Arms : Gu. a wyvern or. Crest : A representation of MacGillicuddy's Eeeks, co.
Kerry, ppr. Motto : Sursum corda.

GiLLE MoCHODH, brother of Murtogh who is No. 113 on the " O'Sullivan
M6r " pedigree, was the ancestor of MacG-iolla Mochodha ; anglicised
MacGillicuddij, MacEUigott, MacLeod, Elliott, and Archdeacon.

113. Gille Mochodh (" moch :"
Irish, early ; "odh," gen. "odha,"
music): son of Dunlang; a quo
MacGiolla Mochodha.

114. Conchobhar : his son.

115. Gille (or Giolla) Mochodh:
his son.

116. Conchobhar: his son.

117. Donchadh : his son.

118. Domhnall : his son.

119. Conchobhar : his son.

Of the BeeJcs — continued.
1. The Magillicuddy (a.d. 1580)

m. Joan, dau. of Bishop Crosbie, and
had issue :

I. Donogh, of whom presently.

1. Sheela.

2. Donogh : son of the Magilli-
cuddy ; m. a Spanish lady, and had :

I. Cornelius,' who m. the dau;

of MacCarthy Mor, but had
no issue.
II. Donogh, of whom pre-
3. Donogh : son of Donogh ; _m.
Lucretia, dau. of Derryick T
Dachelor, and had :

I. Donogh, of whom presently.



MAC. 147

I. Inez, who m.


4. Doaogh : son of Donogh ; m.
Anne Blennerhassett of Killorglin
Castle, and had :

I. Cornelius, of whom pre-

II. John (d). III. Philip (d).

I. Mary, who m. Fitz-

maurice of Duagh; but whose
descendants are dead.

II. Kate, who m. Fitzgerald of
Glynn * had no issue.

III. Elizabeth, who m. Denis

5. Cornelius : son of Donogh ; m.
Catherine Chute of Chute Hail, and

I. Denis (deceased).

II. Richard, who m.the Honour-
able Arabella de Moleyns ; no

III. Frank, of whom presently.

6. Frank : third son of Cornelius ;
, Catherine Mahony, and had :

7. Eichard, who was twice m. :
st, to Margaret Bennet, and had

issue, but the sons died young.
Richard's second wife was Anna
Johnson, by whom he had :

I. Richard-Patrick, The Mac-



MacCRATH. (No. 1.)
Chiefs in the County Waterford.

Arms : Quarterly, Ist, ar. three lions pass. gu. ; 2iid, or. a dexter hand lying
fessways, couped at the wrist ppr. holding a cross form^e fitch^e az. ; 3rd, gu. a dexter
hand lying fessways, couped at the wrist ppr. holding a battle axe or. ; 4th, ar. an.
antelope trippant sa. attired or.

Craith, brother of Roger who is No. 117 on the " O'Sullivan Mdr" pedi-
gree, was the ancestor of MacCraith : anglicised and modernized MacGrath,
McGrath, Magrath, MacCrae, Macrae ^ and Creeth.

117. Craith ('^craith:" Irish, to
weave): son of Dunlong ; a quo
MacCraith, implying "the son of
the weaver."

118. Donall MacCraith : his son.

119. Conor: his son.

120. Owen: his son.

121. Buadhach: his son.

122. Dermod : his son.

123. Conor (2) : his son.

124. Owen MacGrath : his son.

125. Thomas MacGrath of Glena-
boy, Tallow, co. Waterford: his
son. Had by his wife five children
of whom three were sons, namely —
1. Edward, 2. Daniel, 3. Thomas.

126. Daniel of Lismore,t county
Waterford : second son of Thomas ;
b, 21st January, 1751 ; d. in Mon-
treal, Canada, in 1860 — at the ad-
vanced age of 109 years. Thig
Daniel married Ellen, daughter of

* Denis Sugrue ; See No. 7 on the *' O'Connor" (" of Carrig-a-Foyle) pedigree.

t Daniel of Lismore : The marriage of this Daniel with his wife Ellen (b. 1772),
was the first union of the Clanaboy McGraths with those of Clanahawn. Instances of
the large stature of many of the ancient Irish families are recorded. It may be mentioned
that this family was particularly remarkable in that regard ; for, not only was this
Daniel McGrath a tall, strong, and handsome man, but his wife was a tall, handsome
and majestic woma,n; they certainly were noble specimens of the ancient Irish race.

148 MAC.


MAC. [part III.

Thomas MacGratli* of Ardagh, near
Youghal, CO. Cork, and by her had
four sons and twelve daughters : one
of the SODS died young, the others
grew up and were married, viz. —
Alderman Thomas MacGrath of
Montreal (who d. in 1864) ; Denis
MacGrath of New York, U. S. (who
d. in 1846) ; and Daniel, who is No.

127 on this Stem. Ellen, a dau. of
Denis MacGrath here mentioned,
and niece of Thomas Murphy, Esq..
of New York, m. Terence Murtagh
of that city.

127. Daniel ISIaeGrath, of Lachine,
Province of Quebec, Canada : son
of Daniel; living in 1887, "a child-
less widower."

MacGEATH. (No. 2.)
Of Ballynagilty, County Waterford,

Philip MacGrath, of Ballynagilty^,
CO. Waterford, Chief of the Clan of
Sleveguor, had :

2. Donal, who had :

3. Philip, who had :

4. John MacGrath, of Ballyna-
ilty, gent., who died 4 May, 1639.

He m. Eleanor, daughter of James
Butler, of Derryloskan, county
Tipperary, and had one son and
three daughters : —

I. Philip.

I. Ellen, II. Anne, III. Margaret.

5. Philip MacGrath : son of John.

MacMAHON. (No. 1.)
Lords of Corca Baisgin^ County Clare.

Arms: Ar. three lions pass, reguard. in pale gu. armed and langued az. Crest:
A dexter arm in armour embowed ppr. garnished or. holding in the hand a sword both
ppr. pommel and hilt gold. Motto ; Sic nos sic sacra tuemur.

TuRLOGH M6r, the 178th Monarch of Ireland, who died a.d. 1086,and is No.
107 on the "0'Brien"(ofThomond)pedigree,hadtwo sons: LMathghabhuinj;

* Thomas McGrath : This Thomas was descended from the Ulster M'Graths of
Clanaboy, who were of the race of Clan Colla ; and who as late as the 17th and 18th
centuries were men of influence in the county Waterford. He had by his wife Ellen

(dau. of Ahem of Shanakill, county Waterford) six children, of whom two were

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