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Page 135 - O'Finnallain, now Fenelon. The last of this family who had possession of Dealbhna-mor was Ceallach O'Finnallain, who is mentioned in the Annals of the Four Masters at the year 1174. They were dispossessed soon after by Sir Hugh de Lacy, who granted their territory to Gilbert Nugent, ancestor of the Marquis of Westmeath, and the family have been for many centuries in obscurity and poverty.
Page cxxx - The publication of twenty-one volumes, illustrative of Irish history, has been completed by the Irish Archaeological Society, founded in 1840, and the Celtic Society, established in 1845. The present Society has been formed by the union of these two bodies, under the name of the " Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society...
Page cxxx - Irish history, especially those in the ancient and obsolete Irish language, many of which can be accurately translated and elucidated only by scholars who have been long engaged in investigating the Celtic remains of Ireland...
Page cxxxii - The Annals of Ulster. With a Translation and Notes. Edited from a MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, collated with the Translation made for Sir James Ware by Dudley or Duald Mac Firbis, a MS.
Page iv - Irish saints, of whom the following are the best known : 1. A virgin, commemorated Jan. 27. She was of the race of Maine, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages, and was venerated at Cill-croine (Kilcron) in Ui-Maine, County Galway; but beyond this we have no information.
Page cxxxi - The Alphabetical Hymn in praise of St. Brigid, attributed to St. Ultan, Bishop of Ardbreccan. 3. The Hymn of St. Cummain Fota. 4. The Hymn or Prayer of St. Mugint.
Page 20 - ... and shall take to him an English surname of one towne, as Sutton, Chester, Trym, Skryne, Corke, Kinsale: or colour, as white, blacke, browne: or art or science, as smith or carpenter; or office, as cooke, butler; and that he and his issue shall use this name under payne of forfeyting of his goods yearely till the premises be done, to be levied two times by the yeare to the king's warres, according to the discretion of the lieutenant of the king or his deputy.
Page cxxix - HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF LEINSTER. THE MOST NOBLE THE MARQUESS OF KILDARE, MRIA THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF DUNRAVEN, MRIA THE RIGHT HON. LORD TALBOT DE MALAHIDE, MRIA VERY REV. CHARLES W. RUSSELL, DD, President of Maynooth College.
Page 21 - ... and faculty, or of some quality of his body or minde, or of the place where he dwelt, so as every one should be distinguished from the other, or from the most...