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99. Dermod : son of Cosgrach.

100. Anluan (" an-luan :" Irish,
the champion) : his son ; a quo

101. Flann : his son.

102 Aodh (or Hugh) : his son.

103. Dermod : his son.

104. Flaitheartach : his son.

105. Cumascach : his son.

106. Maccraith : his son.

107. Flann (2) : his son.

108. Moroch : his son ; had a bro-
ther named Giollapadraic.

109. Ardgal: son of Moroch.

110. Moroch Ruadh : his son.

111. Edmond : his son.

112. Eocha: his son.

113. John O'Hanlon: his son;
first assumed this sirname; had a
brother named Patrick.

114. Eocha (2) : son of John.

115. Shane Oge: his son.

116. Eocha (3) : his son.

117. Shane (2): his son.

118. Giollapadraic Mor: his son.

119. Eocha (4) : his son.

120. Shane (3): his son.

121. Shane (4) Oge : his son. This
Shane had five sons — 1. Eocha
(called "Oghy"). 2. Patrick, 3.
Melaghlin, 4. Shane Oge, 5. Felim.

122. Sir Oghy O'Hanlon, of Ton-
regee (now Tanragee), knight ; son
of Shane Oge ; Chief of his name ;
lord of Upper and Lower Orior; in
Armagh ; attainted, but pardoned
on the 12th February, 1605.

123. Owen Oghy Oge: his son;
lord of Orior ; had two brothers —
1. Tirlogh (who was the eldest son),
and 2. Edward, who was the

124. Patrick M6r : son of Owen
Oghy Oge.

125. Edmond: his son; an officer
in the service of King James the

126. Felix, of Killeavy, in the co.
Armagh : his son.

* CeannHnan, or, more properly, eeannfionnan, means "white headed."

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127. Edmond Ruadh, of Killeavy:
his son.

128. Hugh, of Newry : his son ; d.
in April, 1807, aged 86 years.

129. Patrick, of Newry : his son;
had an elder brother named Hugh,
who, in 1828, died without issue.
This Patrick became a Barrister-at-
Law, and was living in Calcutta in

130. Hugh O'Hanlon: his sonj
was Law Adviser to the Irish Office
in London, in 1831 ; his brother,
Pringle O'Hanlon, was Captain in
the First Bengal Cavalry ; and his
other brother, Edward, was killed
at Rangoon, in the East Indies.

O'HART. (No. 1.)
Princes of Tara, and Chiefs in Sligo.

Anns : Gu, a lion passant guardant or, in base a human heart argent. Crest : i
dexter cubit arm holding a flaming sword all ppr. Alotto : Fortiter et fideliter.

Art Eanfhear, who (see p. 359) is No. 81 on the " Line of Heremon,'
and son of the Monarch Conn of the Hundred Battles, was the ancestor of
this family :

81. Art* Eanfhear (" art :" Irish,
a hear, a stone ; nolle, great, generous ;
hardness, cruelty. "Ean:" Irish,
one ; " fhear," " ar," the man ; Gr.
a ^^" /p/^g iian, or God of War) :
son of Conn of the Hundred Fights ;
a quo O'h-Airt, anglicised 0'Hart.\

This Art, who was the 112th Mon-
arch of Ireland, had three sisters —
one of whom Sarad was the wife of
Conaire Mac Mogha Laine, the
111th Monarch, by whom she had
three sons called the *' Three Cair-
bres," viz. — 1. Cairbre {alicis Eoch-

* Art', In Old High-German, the word ''hart" (which is evidently derived from
the Celtic art) means inexorable.

According to Keating's History of Ireland, the epithet Eanfhear applied to this
Art means "The Solitary;" because he was the only one of his father's sons that
survived : his two brothers Conla Euadh and Crionna, having been slain by their
uncles, as above mentioned. His grief on account of that fact was so intense, tha^
in old writings, he is often called "Art, the Melancholy."

This Art's descendants gave Kings to Connaught, Meath, and Orgiall j Kings or
Princes to Clanaboy, Tirconnell, and Tiro wen ; and with only two or three exceptional,
Monarchs to Ireland, up to the Anglo-Norman Invasion. From this Art also descended
the Kings of Scotland, from Fergus Mor Mac Earca, in the fifth century, down to the
Stuarts : See No. 81 on " The Lineal Descent of the Royal Family of England," aide,

t 0''Eart : As an illustration of the transitions which many of the ancient Irish
simames tmderwent, it may be observed that, in the early ages, the " O'Hart" family
was called Cin-Airt and iLTwm^tV-^ir?;, meaning respectively, the "kindred," and the
" people, of the Monarch Art Ean Fhear" (or Art Enaar), the ancestor of the family ;
but after the introduction of sirnames in Ireland, the family name was at one time £7a-
Airt, next Lfa-'Airt (using the aspirate before the name " Airt"), next Ua-Hairt, and
lastly Oil- Airt, anglicised O'Eairt, O'Earthiee, etc.— (See the " Harte" pedigree, for
other changes in the anglicised forms of this family name.)

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idh) Riada— a quo " Dalriada," in
reland, and in Scotland ; 2. Cairbre
Jascaon ; 3. Cairbre Muse, who was
tie ancestor of O'Falvey, lords of
brcaguiney, etc. Sabina (or Sadhbh),
Qother sister, was the wife of Mac-
riadh [nia], half King of Munster
)f the Sept of Lughaidh, son of
;he), by whom she had a son named
[accon ; and by her second husband
lioll Olum she had nine sons, seven
hereof were slain by their half
^other Maccon, in the famous
ittle of Magh Mueroimhe* [muc-
•ove], in the county of Gal way,
here also the Monarch Art himself
11, siding with his brother-in-law
lioll Olum against the said Maccon,
fcer a reign of thirty years, a.d.
'5. This Art was married to
aedhbh, Leathdearg, the dau. of
mann Cualann ; from this Queen,
ith Maedhbhe, near Tara, obtained

82. Cormac Ulf hada if son of Art
mfhear ; m. Eithne, dau. of Dun-
ig. King of Leinster ; had three
ler brothers— 1. Artghen, 2.

Boindia, 3. Bonnrigh. He had also
six sons — 1. Cairbre Lifeachar, 2.
Muireadach, 3. Moghruith, 4. Ceal-
lach, 5. Daire, 6. Aongus Fionn ;
Nos. 4 and 5 left no issue. King
Cormac Mac Art was the 115th
Monarch of Ireland ; and was called
" Ulf hada," because of his long
heard. He was the wisest, most
learned, and best of any of the
Milesian race before him, that ruled
the Kingdom. He ordained several
good laws; wrote several learned
treatises, among which his treatise
on " Kingly Government," directed
to his son Carbry Liffechar, is
extant and extraordinary. He was
very magnificent in his house-
keeping and attendants, having
always one thousand one hundred
and fifty persons in his daily
retinue constantly attending at his
Great Hall at Tara;* which was
three hundred feet long, thirty
cubits high, and fifty cubits broad,
with fourteen doors to it. His
daily service of plate, flagons,
drinking cups of gold, silver, and

* Magh Mueroimhe : See Note " Art Eanfhear," in page 59.

f Cormac Ulf hada : This Monarch was commonly known as " Cormac Mac Art •"
died at Cleitach, on the Boyne. Before his death he gave directions that, instead
It iirugh a famous burial place of the Irish pre-Christian kings, he should be buried
Koss-na-ili [Rosnaree] near Slane— both in the county of Meath ; and that his face
uld be towards the Fast—through respect for the Saviour of the World, whom he
}w to have been there born and crucified.

t Great Ball of Tara: In the ancient work called "The Book of Bally mote,"
izas, in Irish, occur, of which the foUowing is a translation :

" Temor (Tara), the most beautiful of hills,

Under which Erin is warlike ;
The chief city of Cormac, the son of Art,

Son of vahant Conn of the Hundred Battles.

*' Cormac is worth excelled;

Was a warrior, poet, and sage ;
A true Brehon ; of the Fenian men

He was a good friend and companion.

" Cormac conquered in fifty battles,

And compiled the ' Psalter of Tara.'
In that Psalter is contained

The full substance of history.

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precious stone, at his table,
ordinarily consisted of one hun-
dred and fifty pieces, besides
dishes, etc., which were all pure
silver or gold. He ordained that
ten choice persons should constantly
attend him and his successors —
Monarchs of Ireland, and never
to be absent from him, viz. — 1.
A nobleman to be his companion ;

2. A judge to deliver and explain
the laws of the country in the
King's presence upon all occasions ;

3. An antiquary or historiographer
to declare and preserve the genea-
logies, acts, and occurrences of
the nobility and gentry from
time to time as occasion required ;

4. A Pruid or Magician to offer

sacrifice, and presage good or ba^
omens, as his learning, skill, o
knowledge would enable him j 5. 1
poet to praise or dispraise ever
one according to his good o
bad actions ; 6. A physician t
administer physic to the king ani
queen, and to the rest of the (royal
family ; 7. A musician to compos
music, and sing pleasant sonnet
in the King's presence when then
unto disposed ; and 8, 9, and IC
three Stewards to govern the King'
House in all things appertainin
thereunto. This custom was ol
served by all the succeeding Mor
archs down to Brian Boromh
[Boru], the 175th Monarch
Ireland, and the 60th down froi

" His great house of a thousand heroes,

"With tribes it was delightful ;
A fair bright fortress of fine men ;

Three hundred feet was its measure.

" Its circuit was well arranged ;

Nor was it narrow by a faulty construction ;
Nor too small for separate apartments ;

Six times five cubits was its height.

" Grand was the host which attended there,
And their weapons were glittering with gold ;

There were three times fifty splendid apartments ;
And each apartment held fifty persons.

*' Three hundred cup bearers handed around

Three times fifty splendid goblets
To each of the numerous parties there :

Which cups were of gold or silver — all^

*' Ornamented with pure and precious stones ;

Thirty hundred were entertained
By the son of Art on each day.

" The household of the hosts let us enumerate ;
Who were in the house of Temor of the tribes ;

This is the exact enumeration —
Fifty above a thousand warriors.

* ' When Cormac resided at Temor,
His fame was heard by all the exalted ;

And a king like the son of Art-Ean-Fhear,
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)ormac, without any alteration
>nly that since they received the
[Christian Faith they changed the
Druid or Magician for a Prelate of
he Church.

What is besides delivered from

intiquity of this great Monarch is,

I hat (which among the truly wise

\i more valuable than any worldly

jiagnificence or secular glory what-

bever) he was to all mankind very

ist, and so upright in his actions,

idgments, and laws, that God re-

ealed unto him the light of His

'aith seven years before his death ;

ad from thenceforward he refused

is Druids to worship their idol-

ods,* and openly professed he

ould no more worship any but the

Tie God of the Universe, the

nmortal and Invisible King of

5. Whereupon the Druids

tught his destruction, which they

>on after effected (God permitting

by their adjurations and ministry

of damned spirits choking him as he
sat at dinner eating of salmon, some
say by a bone of the fish sticking in
his throat, a.d. 266, after he had
reigned forty years. Of the six
sons of Cormac Mac Art, no issue
is recorded from any [of them], but
from Cairbre-Lifeachar ;| he had
also ten daughters, but there is no
account of any of them only two —
namely, Grace (or Grania),| and
Ailbh [alve], who were both suc-
cessively the wives of the great
champion and general of the Irish
Militia, Fionn, the son of Cubhall
[Coole]. The mother of Cormac
MacArt was Eachtach, the dau. of

Cormac was married to Eithne
Ollamhdha, dau. of Dunlang, son of
Eana Niadh ; she was fostered by
Buiciodh Brughach. in Leinster.

83. Cairbre-Lifeachar, the 117th
Monarch of Ireland : son of King
Cormac Mac Art : was so called

* Idol-Gods : A vivid tradition relating the circumstance of the burial of King
)rmac Mac Art has been very beautifully versified by the late lamented Sir Samuel
)rgu8on, in his poem — " The Burial of King Cormac."

*' Crom Cruach and his sub- gods twelve,"

Said Cormac, "are but craven treene ;
The axe that made them, haft or helve.

Had worthier of our worship been ;

** But He who made the tree to grow,

And hid in earth the iron stone.
And made the man with mind to know

The axe's use, is God alone."

The Druids hear of this fearful speech, and are horrified !

" They loosed their curse against the King.

They cursed him in his flesh and bones.
And daily in their mystic ring

They turned the maledictive stones."

For the full poem of
iblin : A. M. SuUivan).

The Burial of King Cormac," see The Story of Ireland

t Cairbre-Lifeachar : This Cairbre is the Monarch referred to in Note, page 9,
^having composed the poem in relation to the Gaelic language— a stanza transited
f n which is there given.

t Grania : Grania m., first : Diarmuid (Fionn's Lieutenant), son of Donn, son of
1 ibhne, son of Fothadh, son of Fiacha Riadhe, son of Fiacha, son of Feidhlimi(Ui j and
t . by him four sons — Donnchadh, ToUann, Ruchladh, and loruadh.




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from his having been nursed by the
side of the LiflPey, the river on
which Dublin is built. His mother
was Eithne, daughter of Dunlong,
King of Leinster. He had three
sons — 1. Eochaidh Dubhlen; 2.
Eocho; and 3. Fiacha Srabhteine,
who was the 120th Monarch of
Ireland, and the ancestor of O'Neill,
Princes of Tyrone. Fiacha Srabh-
teine was so called, from his having
been fostered at Dunsrabhteine, in
Connaught; of which province he
was King, before his elevation to
the Monarchy.* After seventeen
years' reign, the Monarch Cairbre
Lifeachar was slain at the battle of
Gabhra [Gaura], A.D. 284, by
Simeon, the son of Ceirb, who came
from the south of Leinster to this
battle, fought by the Militia of Ire-
land, who were called the Fiana
Erionn (or Fenians), and arising
from a quarrel which happened be-

tween them ; in which the Monarch
taking part with one side again
the other, lost his life.

84. Eochaidh Dubhlen: the elde
son of Cairbre Lifeachar ; was \
called from his having been nurs(
in Dublin (" Dubhlen :"t Iris
hlach stream, referring to the da
colour, in the city of Dublin, of tl
water of the river Liffey, whi(
flows through that city). Eochaic
Dubhlen was married to Alechi
daughter of Updar, King of Alb
and by her had three sons, wl
were known as "The Three Collas,'
namely — 1. Muireadach, or Colla <
Chrioch (or Facrioch), meanii
" Colla of the Two Countries" (Ii
land and Alba) ; 2. Carioll, or Col
Uais (meaning " Colla the Noble'
who was the 121st Monarch of Ii
land ; 3. Colla Meann, or " Col
the Famous." From the Thr
Collas descended many not

* Monarchy} Under the laws of " Tanistry," the Crown in Ireland and Scotia:

was hereditary in the Family, but not exclusively in Primogeniture (See the Paj

'•' Election of Kings, Princes, and Chiefs," in the Appendix). On this subject Sir Wal
Scott, in his History of Scotland, observes: —

" The blood of the original founder of the family was held to flow in the veins of 1
successive representatives, and to perpetuate in each chief the right of supreme authori
over the descendants of his own line ; who formed his children and subjects, as he 1
came by right of birth their sovereign, ruler, and lawgiver. With the family and blc
of this chief of chiefs most of the inferior chieftains claimed a connection more or 1
remote. This supreme chiefdom or right of sovereignty, was hereditary, in so far
the person possessing it was chosen from the blood royal of the King deceased ; but
was so far elective that any of his kinsmen might be chosen by the nation to succ<
him ; and, as the office of sovereign could not be exercised by a child, the cho
generally fell upon a full-grown man, the brother or nephew of the deceased, instead
his son or grandson. This uncertainty of succession which prevailed in respect to '
crown itself, proved a constant source of rebellion and bloodshed : the postponed h<
when he arose in years, was frequently desirous to attain his father's power ; and
a murder was committed for the purpose of rendering straight an oblique line of B
cession, which such preference of an adult had thrown out of a direct course."

^Dubhlen: According to Connellan, the name "Dubhlen," is the root
Dubhlana, which has been corrupted Eblana — the name of the city of Dublin, as marl
on Ptolemy's Map of Ireland. Another ancient name for the city of Dublia i
DromcollchoiUe, which signifies '* the back of the hazel wood."

t The Three Collas: The descendants of the Three Collas were called '*TheC
Colla." The word " Clan," writes the Rev. Dr. Todd, F.T.C.D., "signifies child
or descendants. The tribe being descended from some common ancestor, the Chiefb
as the representative of that ancestor, was regarded as the Qommon father of the CI
and they as his children.

PAP. IV.] o'ha. heremon genealogies.

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amilies : Among those descended
rom Colla Uais are — Agnew, Alex-
nder, Donelan, Flinn, Healy, How-
rd (of England), MacAUister,
lacClean, MacDonald, lords of the
sles, and chiefs of Glencoe ;* Mac-
)onnell, of Antrim; MacDougald,
-lacDowell, MacEvoy, MacHale,
lacKory, MacVeagh (the ancient
lacUais), MacVeigh, MacSheehy,
)'Brassil, Ouseley, Eogers, Bann-
ers, Saunderson, Sheehy, Wesley,

"The barony of Cremome in Mon-
;han," writes Dr. Joyce, " preserves the
!une of the ancient district of Crioch-
\^ughclhorn or Cree-Mourne, i.e., the
untry (crioch) of the people called
[iighdorna, who were descended and
uned from Mughdhorn (or Mourne), the
•n of Colla Meann."

And among others descended
om Colla Meann was Luighne
jugny], who was the ancestor of
lears ; and who, by his wife Basaire
the Sept of the Decies of Mun-

star, had a son called Fearbreach
[farbra] (" farbreach :" Irish, the
fine-looJdng man), who was bishop of
Yovar, and who (according to the
Four Masters) was fifteen feet in
height !

The following are among the
families of Ulster and Hy-Maine
descended from Colla da Chrioch :
Boylan, Carbery, Cassidy, Corrigan,
Corry, Cosgrave, Davin, Davine,
Devin, Devine, Devers, Divers,
Donegan, Donnelly, Eagan, En-
right, Fogarty (of Ulster), Garvey,
Gilchreest, Goff, Gough, Hart,
Harte, Hartt, Hartte, Higgins,
Holland, Holligan, Hoolahan, Hort,
Keenan, Kelly, Kennedy, Keogh,
Lally, Lannin, Larkin, Laury,
Lavan, Lalor, Lawlor, Leahy,
Loftus, Loingsy (Lynch), Looney,
MacArdle, MacBrock, MacCabe,
MacCann, MacCoskar, MacCusker,
MacDaniel, MacDonnell (of Clan-
Kelly), MacEgan, MacGeough, Mac-
Gough, Mac Hugh, MacKenna (of
Truagh, co. Monaghan), MacMahon

* Glencoe : For a poem on the " Massacre of Glencoe," see the Paper No. 89 in the

The orders to the officers engaged in that Massacre of the MacDonalds of Glencoe,
). 1692, are still preserved ; they are, according to the Inverness Highlander, as
lows : —

" To Captain Robert Camphell.

Thou art hereby commanded to seize the rebels, the Clan M'Donald of Glencoe,
i slay every soul of them under three score years and ten. Thou shalt take special
:e that the Old Fox and sons do not make their escape. Begin thy work sharp at
e o'clock to-morrow morning. I will endeavour to be forward with a strong force at
it hour. ^ If I am not there, delay not a moment, but begin at the hour specified.
Le foregoing is the King's special command. See that thou yield implicit obedience,
not, thou art considered unfaithful to thy trust, and unworthy of holding a com-
ssion inhis service. — I am, Kobert Duncanson. — Ballachaolish, 2nd mo., 1692."_

TkefoUowing is the letter of Colonel Hamilton to Major Duncanson : —

** Thou, and those of the Earl of Argyll's Kegiment under thy command, must
X5ute the Glencoe order. Be thou therefore prepared. See that erery pass be made
ure. Begin thy work at five o'clock to-morrow morning. I will endeavour, with
' men, to be in position at that very hour. Thou shalt make secure every pass on the
ith side of the Glen, and have the ferry well guarded, lest the Old Fox or one of his
' elps make their escape. Under the age of three score years and ten leave not a soul
< them alive, nor give the nation trouble nor expense by making prisoners. — I am,
"MEs Hamilton.— Ballachaolish, 2nd mo., 1692."

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(of Ulster), MacManus, MacNeny,*
MacTague (anglicised Montague),
MacTernan, MacTuUy, Madden,
Magrath, Maguire, Malone, Mac-
Ivir, Maclvor, Meldon, Mitchell,
Mooney, Muldoon, Mullally, Mure-
gan, Naghten, Nawn, Neillan,
Norton, O'Brassil, O'Callaghan (of
Orgiall), O'Carroll of Oriel (or
Louth), O'Connor of Orgiall,
O'Duffy, O'Dwyer, O'Flanagan,
O'Hanlon, O'Hanratty, O'Hart,
O'Kelly, O'Loghan, O'Loghnan,
O'JSTeny, Oulahan, Eogan, Konan,
Eonayne, Slevine, Tully, etc.

85. Colla da Chrioch: son of
Eochaidh Dubhlen ; had three sons
— 1. Rochadh; 2. Imchadh; 3.
Fiachra Casan, a quo Oirthearaigh.
This Fiachra was the ancestor of
0' Mooney of Ulster ; O'Brassil ; St.
Maineon (18th December), bishop,
a quo " Kilmainham," near Dublin ;
O'ConnoTy etc. Colla da Chrioch
was the founder of the Kingdom of
Orgiall. The Clan Colla ruled over
that Kingdom, and were styled
" Kings of Orgiall," down to the
twelfth century.

86. Rochadh : son of Colla da

87. Deach Dorn : his son.

88. Fiach (or Feig) : his son ; had
a brother Labhradh, a quo Launj ;

and a brother Brian, a quo O'Brk
of Arcaill.

89. Criomhthan Liathf ('' criom
than :" Irish, a fox) : son of Fiacl
a quo O'Criomhthainne, of Ulstt
anglicised Griffin; was King
Orgiall, and, as the epithet Lia
implies J(" Hath :" Irish, gray-hairet
was an old man when St. Patrii
came to Christianize Ireland. I
had five sons — 1. Eochaidh;
Fergus Ceannfada (" ceannfada
Irish, long-headed, meaning learnec
who is mentioned by some write
as "Fergus Cean," and a qi
O'Ceannatta, anglicised Kennedy ai
Kinitty ; 3. Luighaidh, a q
Leiihrinn-Lughaidh ; 4. Muireadac
who was the ancestor of MacBrot
now Brock ; 5. Aodh (who was al
called Eochaidh), the ancestor
Slevin. The Fergus Ceannfada he
mentioned was one of the thr
antiquaries who assisted the Mo
arch Laeghaire ; Core, King
Munster ; Daire, a Prince of Ulste:
St. Patrick, St. Benignus,
Carioch, etc., " to review, examin
and reduce into order all the mon
ments of antiquity, genealogic
chronicles, and records of the Eon

90. Eochaidh [Eochy],+ King
Origall ; the son of Criomhthi

* MacNeny: This family name in Irish is Mac-an-Eanaigh ("ean;" Irish
bird ; " eanach," a moor or marsli), and has heen variously anglicised MacNeny, O'Nit
O'Neny, Bird, Bourd, Byrd, Byrde, Naun, and Naion. And the Mac-an-EatuU,
family is quite distinct from the Mac-an-Eineaigh (*' eineach :" Irish : affability), wM
has been anglicised MacAneny. — See Note "MacAneny," under No. 116 on
*' O'Cahan" pedigree.

t Criomhthan Liath : This Crimthann Liath's descendants were very celebrate
some of them settled in Slane in the county of Meath. Of them Colgan says in 1
Trias Thaumaturga : ' ' Est regiuncula Australis Orgielliae, nunc ad Baroniam Slanens,
spectans, vulgo Crimthainne dicta."

X Eochy : " Soon after St. Patrick's arrival in Ireland,'* writes Dr. Joyce, " o
his principal converts was St. Donart, Bishop, son of Eochy, king of Ulster."

The Saint's name — a very significant one — was " Domhan-Gabh-Art" {domha\
Irish, the world, and gaih, I take), which means / tahe Art from the world (to serve 1
Heavenly Master). By contraction the name became " Domhang'hart," and ultimate
" Bomhanghart"— Anglicised " Donart."

St. Donart founded two churches — one at Maghera, on the northern side of t

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iath. Had a brother Cearbhall
cearbhall :" Irish, carnage)^ who
as the ancestor of and a quo
Carroll, Kings of Oriel (or county
3uth), down to the twelfth cen-

91. Cairbre an Daimh Airgid
an :" Irish, the def. article ;

daimh" [dav], a learned riian or
'et ; and " airgid," tuealth, money ;
it. "argentum;" Gr. "arg-uros"),
ing of Orgiall : his son ; d. 513;
was so called from the many pre-
nts and gifts of silver and gold
J usually bestowed and gave away

all sorts of people." He had
any sons, viz. : — 1. Daimhin, a
10 Siol Daimhin ; 2. Cormac, a
10 the territory tla Cormaic, and
ho was the ancestor of Maguire ;

Nadsluagh, a quo Clann Nad-
migh, and who was the ancestor

MacMahon, of Ulster ; 4. Fear-
h ; 5. Fiacha ; 6. Longseach ; 7.
dan ; 8. Dobhron, etc.

92. Daimhin,* King of Orgiall :

Online LibraryJohn O'HartIrish pedigrees; or, The origin and stem of the Irish nation (Volume 1) → online text (page 77 of 109)