John O'Hart.

Irish pedigrees; or, The origin and stem of the Irish nation (Volume 1) online

. (page 88 of 109)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook

of Hugh. Was prince or lord of
West Brefney; which contained
the three lower baronies of the
county of Leitrim. Had twelve sons.

104. Roarc (" ro :" Irish, 'very ;
" arc," swifty small) : his twelfth
and youngest son ; a quo OTtoairc,
by some written O'Buairc /died A.D.

105. Art (or Arthur) : his son.

106. Feargal Sean (" sean ;" Irish,
old) : his son ; the 39 th Christian
King of Connaught; died 954.

107. Hugh: his son. Had a bro-
ther named Art Coileach (" coil-
each :" Irish, a cock), a quo O'Coile-
aigh, anglicised Colly.

108. Arthur the Righteous, King
of Connaught : son of Hugh ; slain

109. Hugh : his son; slain 1077.

110. Niall (or Neil) : his son.

111. Uailarg : his son. Had two
sons — 1. Tiernan ; 2. Donal, who
was the ancestor of another Mac
Tighearnain family, of Brefney.

112. Tiernan : eldest son of Uail-

arg (" uail :" Irish, a wailing, La'
" ulu-latio, " and " arg, " Irisl
milk,) This Tiernan married Dea
vorgal*; daughter of Murcha, tl
last king of Meath : that Dearvo
gal, whose abduction by Dermo
MacMurrogh, King of Leinster, wi
the ostensible occasion of the ii
vasion of Ireland by King Hem
the Second of England.

113. Donal : his son ; was the 1»
Princef of West Brefney.

114. Feargal; his son; lord
West Brefney.

115. Donal (2): his son; lord
West Brefney ; had five brother
the fifth of whom, Congal, was tl
ancestor of MacNeill and McNei
modernized NeUson, and Nelson.

116. Arthur: son of Donal; hi.
two brothers — 1. Hugh; 2. Loo

117. Amhailgadh [awly], lord
West Brefney : son of Arthur.

118. Donal (3): his son; hj
three brothers — 1. Tiernan ; 2. Co
nor ; 3. Rory.

119. Uailarg M6r: son of Dona
had five brothers.

120. Tiernan Mor : his son.

121. Teige na Goir ("goii
Irish, to call ; Lat. " gar-uo,"
prate or prattle ; Syriac, " kar-(
to name; Gr. " ger-uo," and "gar-u<
to prate) : his son ; lord of W«
Brefney : a quo MacGoir f ; h
eight brothers, one of whom iw
Tiernan, from whom descended t
O'Rourkes of Dromahaire, coub

122. Tiernan Oge, lord of W^
Brefney : his son ; had two youns

123. Donogh: his son.

"^ Dearvorgal : This is the unhappy lady to whoni, la " The Song of O'Rua
Prince of Brefni," Moore alludes in his Irish Melodies.

t Prince of West Brefney : The O'Rourkes were inaugurated as princes of Brefi
at a place called Cruachan 0' Caprain, supposed to be Croaghan, near Killeshandra

X MacGoir : It is considered that Oore^ Parrot, and Pratt, are anglicised form; ■
this sirname.


o'ro. 749

4 1^4. Owen, lord of West Brefney :

isl is son.

4 125. Brian Ballach : his son ; lord

f West Brefney : died in 1562.

[126. Brian-na-Mota : his s o n j
10 rarred with Queen Elizabeth, and
iTi ras beheaded in England ; Inden-

iire between him and Sir H. Sidney,
mil 1578 ; and between him and Sir

ohn Perrott, in 1585 ; had a
Ijliounger brother named Owen.

127. Teige an-Fhiona : his son;
had a brother named Brian Oge.

128. Brian (3): son of Teige an-

129. Brian (4): his son.

1 30. John : his son.

131. Thomas : his son.

132. Edmond Eoche O'Rourke :
his son ; living in Nancy, in France,
A.D. 1777.

O'EOUEKE.* (No. 2.)

Chiefs of Carrha, County Leitrim,

Arms: Same as "O'Rourke" (No. 1).

JiTHUR, one of the Wo younger brothers of Tiernan Oge who is No. 122
a the " O'Eourke" (Princes of West Brefney) pedigree, was the ancestor
i this branch of that family.

122. Arthur: a younger son of
?eige na Goir.

123. Loghlan : his son.
i24. Shane : his son.

125. Shane Oge : his son.

126. Owen : his son ; married to
largaret Nugent, of the family of
he Earls of Westmeath.

127. Shane Oge : his son.

128. Brian : his son : married to
Bridget O'Eourke, dau. of Owen
)ge, who was son of Owen Mdr,
fEo was son of Tiernan, who was

brother of Brian na Mota, who is
^To. 126 on the foregoing (O'Eourke)

129. Owen : son of Brian.

130. Count John O'Eourke, living
in 1782: his son; had two
brothers — 1. Brian ; 2. Con. This
Con, who was a colonel of horse,
was m. to a niece of Count Lacy,
who was a field marshal in the
service of Austria.

This John O'Eourke was born at
a village near the ancient castle of
Woodfort, in the county Leitrim,
which was the residence of his
ancestors. In his 25th year of age
he went to London, where he re-
mained for five years, experiencing
many disappointments, but ulti-

* O'RourTce : In the Fiants Elizabeth, a.d. 1585, July 6th, is the following :
"4732. Commission to Sir Richard Bingham, Knight, Chief Commissioner of
lie Province of Connaught and Thomond ; Ullic, Earl of Clanrickard ; John, Bishop
ifElfyn; Ly sens. Bishop of Ardagh j Edmd., Baron of Athenry ; Sir Thomas Le
Jtrange, Knt., one of the Prity Council ; Thomas Dillon, Chief Justice of the Province ;
)harles Calthorp, Attorney-General ; Sir Brien O'Eowirk (and) Sir Donell O'Conor,
Jligo, Knights ; Owen O'Harte, and others, to be Commissioners under the Statute
kf IV* Ehzabeth in the Province of Connaught and Thomond, to survey all the
countries' in that Province that are not now their ground, and to divide them into

soonties, baronies or hundreds, or add them to any counties or baronies now being."

Jee Appendix to 15th Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Record OflSce, Dublin.

750 o'ro.


o'RO. [part I]

mately fixed on the military pro-
fession as the best suited to his
genius and disposition. In the
first troop of Horse Guards he
received the rudiments of arms ;
but, being a Koman Catholic, he
was forced to resign. He then
went to France, and presented to
the King, at Versailles, a_ petition,
specifying his princely origin, and
praying for a regiment. In conse-
quence of which he was, in the
year 1758, made a Captain of the
"Royal Scotch" in that service.
As a few instances of irregular pro-
motions had been made in the
brigade, the lieutenants were hurt
at his appointment, and resolved to
contest the matter with him.
Accordingly this John O'Eourke, in
the space of a few days, fought
four duels, in which he gained
great reputation — not more by his
gallantry in the field, than by his
honourably confessing that he
thought it an injury to the national
regiment, that he as a foreigner
should be thrust upon theuL He
therefore gave up his commission,
informing the French monarch that
it was a dear purchase to fight for

it every day. With strong recont
mendations from France to thi
Court of St. Petersburgh, Job"
O'Rourke went to Russia, whici
being then engaged in a war wit I
Prussia, was a scene for adventuil
and fame. He was appointed firi!
major of horse cuirassiers in tl
regiment of body guards ; and, i
the course of the war, he greatl
distinguished himself, in particula t^
by storming the City of Berlii^
which he laid under contributioi
At the end of that war he retume
to France with certificates of h
gallant conduct from Peter tl
Third, Prince-General Wolkousk
and General de Sonverowj an
was appointed by King Stanislai
one of his chamberlains in tl
year 1764. In 1770 he i
appointed by the French king
colonel of horse, was enrolle
among the nobility of France,
granted a pension from the Frenc
civil list, and in 1774 was honoure
, with the order of St. Louis.

For interesting incidents in th
life of Count John O'Rourke, th
reader is referred to the Hihernia
Magazine for March, 1782.


O'ROURKE. (No. 3.)
Of Innismagrathj County Leitrim,

Arms, Crest, and Motto, same as " O'Rourke" (No. 1). Another Coat of Arms
this family was : Arms : Or, a lion ramp, on the left, and a spotted cat, ramp, on "
right. Crest : A hand and dagger. Motto : Buagh ; and Serviendo guberno.

The following lines (author unknown), which refer to the Arms and Cr
of "O'Rourke," may interest the reader :

The rampant Lion and spotted Cat,
The Hand and Dagger come next to that
Those Royal emblems may well divine
The O'Rourkes belong to a royal line,

Owen, a younger brother of Brian-na-Mota, who is No. 126 on the (No.l


o'ro. 751

O'Rourke" (Princes of West Brefney) pedigree, was the ancestor of this
ranch of that family :

" Ballyrourk" as it was then called,
where, on the left bank of the
*' Bonet" (Buaniad or lasting river),
near its entrance into Lough Gill,
the parents of this Brian, namely,
Owen O'Rourke and Margaret
O'Brien, daughter of Conor O'Brien,
King of Thomond, founded in A.D.
1508 the Franciscan Abbey of
Crevelea, now a ruin, on the spot
known to be Leac PhadricX or
" Carrick Patrick." Here the said
Margaret O'Brien, who founded it,
was buried, A.D. 1512; and "The

125. Brian Ballach, last lord of

Jrefney, died A.D. 1562. This is

be man to whom Sir Henry Sydney

lludes in the following passage,

rhich has been quoted by Dr.

>* Donovan: "I found him

D'Rourke) the proudest man that

ver I dealt with in Ireland." This

rian built Leitrim Castle,* in

,D. 1540 — that famous castle in

hich his grandson, the chivalrous

rian Oge O'Rourke, j son of Brian-

i-Mota, who was beheaded, A.D.

592, received the brave Donal

Sullivan Beare after his retreat

om Dunboy, A.D. 1602 — a retreat

iscribed by Davis as " the most

smantic and gallant achievement

* the age." Besides Leitrim Castle

hich, most probably, was built for

ilitary purposes, this Brian pos-

ssed two other castles in Brefney :

istle Carr, evidently a military

ronghold, having been built on a

unnoge (or artificial island) in a

lall lake in the romantic and

turesque valley of Glencarr

The valley lay smiling before

of the immortal Moore), be-

een Manorhamilton and Sligo ;

d the Castle of Dromahaire or

Abbey" continued long afterwards
to be the Natale Solum of the
O'Rourkes, and doubtless still does,
for the branches of that ancient
sept who live in its vicinity. In his
^^ Records relating to the Diocese of
Ardagh and Clonmacnoise" p. 379, the
Yery Rev. John Canon Monaghan,
D.D., P.P., V.O., Cloghan, King's
County, says of this Abbey : " The
walls of this abbey are still entire,
and the altar is nearly so. There
are several curious figures inserted
in the walls and over some graves
of the Murroghs, the Cornins — a
very ancient family, the O'Ruarks,
etc., etc. ; The Great O'Ruark lies

* Leitrim Castle ; To the rear of the Constabulary Barrack in the village of Leitrim,
r miles north of Carrick-on-Shannon, an ivied wall about nine feet high may be seen
ihe ruin of this once powerful stronghold. The appearance of it to the " mangled
I bleeding fugitives" of Donal O'SuUivan Beare is thus described by A. M. Sullivan,
\nB Story of Ireland, -p. 322 : "When they saw through the trees in the distance

towers of Leitrim Castle, they sank upon the earth, and for the first time since they
tfced Beara, gave way to passionate weeping, overpowered by strange paroxysms of

grief, suffering, and exultation."

t Srian Oge : Of this Brian Oge O'Rourke, the son of ^^rian-na-Mota, the Ven.

5hdeacon O'Rorke, P.P., in his History of Ballysadare and Kilvarnet^ p. 345, says :

w father and son that bore as persevering hostility to the English as Hamilcar and

onibal did to the Romans." The reply of Brian-na-Mota to the apostate Arch-

t lop Miler Magrath, who had been sent to afford him spiritual consolation on the

8 Told, is characteristic of his fidelity to his creed and country : " No ; but do you

r lember the dignity from which you have fallen ? Return to the bosom of the ancient

( irch, and learn from my fortitude that lesson which you ought to have been the

1j man on earth to disavow." .

t Leac Phadric : So called from having been sanctified by the presence of our
- ional Apostle, St. Patrick, la his Missionary tour through Connaught.

752 o'ro.


o'ro. [part i

at full length on a tomb over the
burial ground of his family."

It is only simple justice to the
memory of the dead to state here,
that, of the few people in Leitrim
who take any interest in such
matters, most of them believe that
Centy (Hyacinth) O'Rourke, a
gentleman who lived at a place
called Carrigeenboy, county Sligo,
on the border of Eoscommon, and
who died in the early part of the
present century, was the lineal de-
scendant of Brian Oge O'Rourke.
This Centy had a brother, Hugh
Buidhe (his father also was Hugh),
who died in the middle of the
present century, leaving one son
(Hugh), who died in 1886, in the
Colony of Victoria, Australia.

Centy O'Eourke was nephew to
another man of the same name
(Centy), who fell in a duel, about
the year 1770, with one of the
Percevals, of Templehouse, county
Sligo. It was believed by many of
his numerous friends and admirers
in Leitrim, that he was murdered: that
he fought with a pistol handed to
him by his second, and charged with
powder only. Up to the middle of
the present century, when the people
declined in their use of the Irish
language, the valour of this popular
favourite, handed down in " song
and story," was a favourite topic at
all social gatherings.


126. Owen : son of Brian Ballach.

127. Tiernan Ban: his son. B
referring to the Annals of the Fob
Masters, a.d. 1590, it will be see
that this man was in alliance wit
his kinsman Brian Oge O'Eourh
in resisting the encroachments
Sir Eichard Bingham, then t
Queen's Governor of Connaugl
Doubtless, he was among *'wi
Breffny's warlike band,* who
^'by gallant Brian Oge, tume
the scale of victory"! against S
Conyers Clifford, at " Curlieu's Pass
near Boyle, on that memorab'
Feast of the Assumption, a.d. 160t

128. Owen : son of Tiernan Bir
fought against Sir Frederick Hami
ton. Had two sons : 1. Hugh
Owen. J This Owen had two br<
thers — 1. Brian, 2. Con : the formi
slain during the events of 1641-
and the latter executed during tl
same unhappy period. Traditic
tells that this execution took pla
in the presence, or within view,
his brother Owen, and in front (
or convenient to their father's hou?

This is the "Owen O'Eourh
who lived on the banks of Lou|
Allen, in Leitrim," for whom, i
cording to Hardiman, Carolan, tl
last of the Irish bards, compos«
his *' Dirge on the death of Ow<
O'Eourke," and for whose wi;
Mary McDermott, he composed t
song 3Ihaire-an-Chulfhin, or " Fa

* " With noddiDg plumes of emerald green before his fearless clan,
O'Donnell stands with dauntless mien and marshals Erin's van ;
While Brave CRuairc commands the rear (wild Breffny's warlike band),
Bold mountaineers, with swords and spears, embattled for the land.

'Twas then CRuairc, with Breffny's Clan, came thundering to the front.
Unheeding blade or bullet they faced the battle's brunt ;
Against the Saxon column they rushed with might and main,
And hurled them back with slaughter, upon the open plain."

—Irish fForld (America), 11th April, 1874.
+ O'Brennan's History of Ireland, Vol. II., p. 304.

% Oicen : It is beheved that this Owen's issue is extinct. A souvenir of him f
served with jealous care in the family, and made of cast iron, having thereon
armorial bearings of the O'Bourkes, and dated a.d. 1688, is now (1887) in posseM
of Denis O'Bourke, who is No. ]34 on this pedigree.


RO. 753

aired Mary." The spot, " on the
inks of Lough Allen in Leitrim,"
here Owen O'Rourke lived is
i)Out two hundred yards from the
'ater's edge. — See HardimarCs Me-
m of Carolauy Vol. I., pp. liii.
id Ixii.

129. Hugh : the elder son of Owen;
vingA.D. 1688. Before the events
\ 1641, these brothers Hugh and
wen lived in the parish of Drum-
ase, but possessed several quarters
ownlands) of land in the parish
' Innismagrath, all of which were
nfiscated.* Hugh's portion having
)en " conveyed" to a man named
ichard Barry ; and Owen's to a
an named Hugh Campbell. The
others, Hugh and Owen, were
Idiers, and took part in the cam-
ligu of 1688-91, ending their
ilitary career fighting under that
ave man, Sir Teige O'Eegan,
ithor of an expression which has
!Come historic, an expression
tiich is characteristic of the man's
Jour. "Let us change comman-
rs, and we will fight the battle
er again."

After these events the brothers
ugh and Owen lived in Innisma-

30. Con : only son of Hugh. The
ice where he lived is still called

Irish Alia Cuinn, which means
3Jon's Hall," but in English it is
lied by the name of "Grouse
»dge." He left three children :
e son, and two daughters. One

the daughters, Ellen O'Eourke,
ed down to about the year 1820.

She died unmarried at a very ad-
vanced age ; she died in poverty and
obscurity in that parish, a. portion of
which was wrested from her grand-
father in 1641, and the whole of
which was ruled by her ancestors
long before the Norman Barona
assembled at Eunnymede.

131. Donoch (or Denis) : his only
son ; had four sons : 1. John 2.
Frank (d. 2nd Feb., 1854), 3. Teige,
4. Michael, all of whom left families.

132. John: eldest son of Denis;
d. 11th Nov. 1845, aged 80 years,
leaving three sons : 1. Hugh, 2.
Con, 3. Michael. Hugh d. 1866 ;
his family have all left the country.
Con. d. 1846, s.p.

133. Michael : youngest son of
John; d. 13th April, 1859, leaving
five sons: 1. Denis, 2. John, born
1838, and living in the parish of
Innismagrath, county Leitrim ; 3.
Michael, born 1848, and living in
Knoxville, Tenn., U. S. A. ; 4.
Francis, born 1851, and living in
Sydney, New South Wales; 5.
James, born 1856, and teacher of
Tarmon National School, Drum-
keerin, co. Leitrim — all living in

134. Denis : eldest son of Michael ;
b. 22nd Sept., 1836, and living in
1887, at Mount Allen, county Eos-
common, as Teacher of the National
School of that place ; married, 30th
June, 1860, Julia, dau. of Thomas
Clarke, of Geevagh, co. Sligo, and
has had issue thirteen children
(seven sons and six daughters), of
whom six sons and three daughters

* See Book of Survey and Distribution for
Public Record Office, Dublin.

Leitrim^ Sliffo, and Tyrawley" deposited

f Innismagrath : This parish is called in Irish Muintir Ceann Aodh, or, as it is
Dtioned in some works on Irish history, ^^ Muintir Kenny." The popular account
she origin of this name is that it was called so after (No. 129) Hugh O'Rourke, or
na people of Hugh's name Muintir Ceann Aodh, *'Hugh the chief's people." If it
Pe called after a man of that name it is not probable that it was this Hugh ; but that
r»8 called after some Hugh who had lived previously, as the term Muintir was
tody applied for the first time, so late as 1641, or 1688.


754 o'ro.


O'SH. [part II

died ; the surviving children are :
1. Kate, Teacher of Corderay
National School, Drumshambo, co.
Leitrim, who mar., 6th Feb., 1884,
Joseph Nangle, Teacher of the Male
Department of the same School,
and has had issue (Fannie) ; 2. Julia-
Bridget; 3. Teresa-Mary; 4. Francis-
Joseph, all living in 1887.

135. Francis-Joseph O'Rourke
only son of Denis ; born 17th Sept.
1880, baptised in the Catholi
Church, Keadue, co. Roscommon
on the 18th Sept., 1880, and livin:
at Mount Allen, in 1887.


Chiefs of Cineal Aodha [Kinelee], County Galway.

Arms : Vert a triple-towered ar. from each tower a pennant flotant gu. supporte
by two lions ramp, combatant or. C7'est : An arm in chain armour embowed, the ban
grasping a spear-shaft broken, all ppr.

FiACHRA Folt-leathan, brother of Brian who is No. 87 on the (No. 1
"O'Connor" (Connaught) pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Seachnasaigh
anglicised O^Shaghnasy, O'Shannessi/, and O'Shaughnessy.

89. Eocha Breac : his son. Thi
Eocha had three brothers — 1. Olia
Molt, the 129th Monarch of Ire
land, who, leaving no issue, was slai
in the battle of Ocha, A.D. 478
and 2. Fiachra Ealg, who was th
ancestor of O'Dowd; 3. Amhailgadl
who was the ancestor of Forbes an

90. Eoghan (or Owen) : son «
Eocha Breac. This Owen had
daughter named St. Faoileani
whose feast is on the 13th Sept.

91. Conall: his son ; had a bw
ther named Conn Berneach, wh
was the ancestor of Meghan.

92. Gobhneann : his son.

93. Cobthach : his son.

94. Columhan (" columhan :
Irish, a prop; Lat. "columna;*
Welsh, ^' colovn; "Span. " coluna:
Gr. " kolona") : his son ; was th
10th Christian King of Connaugh
and the ancestor of Caiman, of ths
province. Had a brother Aod
who was the ancestor of CahilL <

95. Guaire Aidhne : his son"; th
12th Christian king ; a quo O'Guain

87. Fiachra Folt-leathan (" folt :"
Irish, vein ; " leathan," broad) :
the second son of Eochaidh Muigh-
Meadhoin, the 124th Monarch of
Ireland ; a quo were called the ter-
ritories in Connaught known as Tir
Fiachra, or " Fiachra's Country,"
and a quo 0' Fuiltleathan, anglicised
Fulton. This Fiachra had two sons
— 1. Amhailgadh, and 2. Dathi:
the former was the second Christian
King of Connaught, who died with-
out issue; it was after him that
the territory of Tir Amhailgaidh,
now the barony of " Tyrawley," in
the county Mayo, was so called.

88. Dathi : second son of Fiachra
Folt-leathan; was the 127th Mon-
arch. This Dathi (in imitation of
the heroic actions of his uncle, the
Monarch Niall of the Nine Host-
ages, and in prosecution of the con-
quest of France undertaken by the
said uncle, but prevented by his
death,) went with a great army
into France; and, marching over
the Alps, was there killed by a
thunderbolt, which put an end to his
conquest and life together, A.D. 428.


O'SH. 755

guaire :" Irish, rough hair) ; angli-
ed (xware and Gurry; had a
)ther named Hugh.
36. Artgall : his son.
97. Aodh (or Hugh) : his son.
is Hugh had two younger bro-
irs — 1. Dermod Euadh [roe],
was the ancestor of Buane,
dernized Rowan; 2. Fergall,
o was the ancestor of O'Clery, etc.
)8. Morogh : his son.
)9. Brian Leath-dearg : his son.
)0. Breannan :* his son.
>1. Duach : his son ; had a bro-
named Tuadan, who was the
estor of Scanlan,
»2. Gabhran : son of Duach.

3. Agna (" agna :" Irish,
Gr. " agneia,"

lastity" being the surest sign of
ise man) : his son.

4. Nochbuaidh : his son.

5. Sidhmach : his son.

6. Maolguala : his son.

7. Cas : his son.

8. Maolciaran : his son.


109. Feargal ; his son.

110. Cu-maighe: his son.

111. Donoch: his son.

112. Seachnasach (" seachnaim :"
Irish, to escape) : his son ; a quo
O'Seachnasaigh ; A.B. 1100.

113. Giall-Buidhe (" buidhe :"
Irish, yelloio ; " giall," a hostage)
O'Shaghnasy: his son; a quo 0' Giall-
Buidhe, anglicised O'Gilby, OgUby,
Galvey, Galwey, Gilhey, and Gilboy,

114. Randal : his son.

115. Giall-Beartach : his son.

116. Roger: his son.

117. Gilbert (2): his son.

118. Owen : his son.

119. John : his son.

120. William: his son.

121. Dermod: his son.

122. Giall-Dubh: his son.

123. Dermod Reach : his son.

124. Sir Roger (2); his son;
knighted in 1567.

125. Dermod (2) : his son.

126. Captain Roger (3) O'Shaugh-
nasyf : his son ; Chief of his name ;

* Breannan ; Acccording to some genealogists, the following is the pedigree of
.aughnessy, down from this Breannan —

. Breannan : son of Brian Leath-dearg.

. Tiobrad : his son.

. Gabhran : his son.

. Agna : his son.

. Nochbuaidh : his son.

. Siodhmhuine : his son.

. Maoltuile : his son.

. Maolciaran : his son.

. Feargal : his son,

. Cumagh : his son.

. Donoch : his son.

, Seachnasach: his son ; a quo
J\ ichnasaigh.

I Giall Buidhe O'Shaghnasy ("geall »
T ?iall :" a hostage; *' buidhe," yellow):
I )u ; first assumed this sirname.

113. Radhnall (or Randall) : his son.

114. Giolla-na-niomh [neev] : his son.

115. Gilbeartach (or Gilbert) : his son.

116. Owen : his son.

117. John Buidhe (or Yellow John) :
his son.

118. William : his son.

119. Dermod; his son.

120. Gialldubh : his son ; d. 1569.

121. Dermod (2) : his son ; d. 1607.

122. Gialldubh, i.e. Rory : his son ; died

123. Dermod (3) : his son.

124. Rory : his son.

125. William O'Seachnasy : his son.

Captain Roger 0^ Sliaughnasy : This Roger m. Helen O'Brien, dau. of Connor,
1 Lord Clare, who was son of Sir Donal O'Brien, first Lord Clare, who married
** '-rine, dau. of Gerald, the 16th Earl of Desmond. (See the " O'Brien," Lord Clare,
Wree, ante.) For further information in relation to this ancient family, see Blake-
05 r's excellent work, " The Irish Chieftains ; or, A Struggle for the Crown" (Dublin :
f- . Gill & Son, 1872) ; Hardiman'^^" West Gonnaught," p. 57 ; and the Tribes and