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Echtra mac nEchach Muigmedóin

Place and tribal names

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(Onom. = Onomasticon Goedelicum)
(FM. = Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters, ed. O’Donovan)
(Fy. = The Genealogies, Tribes and Customs of Hy-Fiachrach, ed. O’Donovan)
(Tp. = Topographical Poems, ed. O’Donovan)

Almu, the celebrated Allen Hill, situated about 5 miles North East of the town of Kildare, Co. Kildare (FM. i p. 174, note e) (Onom. ‘almu’), §3

Cenél Conaill = Tír Conaill, Tyrconnell, (Cenél Conaill), (Map – Cenél Conaill), descendants of Conall Gulban, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages; Cenél Conaill comprised Co. Donegal, except for the baronies of Inishowen and Raphoe (Map), which belonged to Cenél n-Eoghain (Fy. p. 73, note a) (Onom. ‘cenel conaill’, ‘c. conaill’, ‘t. conaill’), §19

Cenél n-Eoghain = Tír Eogain, (Cenél Eóghain) (Map – Cenél Eóghain), descendants of Eoghan, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages; Cenél n-Eoghain comprised the counties of Tyrone (Tír Eogain) and Derry and the baronies of Inishowen and Raphoe (Map) (FM. iii p. 7, note r) (Onom. ‘c. n-eoghain’, ‘t. eogain’), §19

Clann Colmain, (Clan Colmain), (Map – Clan Cholmaín), descendants of Colman, son of Diarmait Mac Cerbaill; located in Co. Westmeath (FM. iv p. 1063 (417), note z) (Onom. ‘c. colmáin’), §19

Cluain Boirend, Cloonburren in the parish of Moore, barony of Moycarn (Map), Co. Roscommon (FM. i p. 209, note w) (Onom. ‘c. boirend’), §6

Codal = Benn Codail, Ireland’s Eye, near Howth, Co. Dublin (FM. ii p. 582, note q) (Onom. ‘codal’), §3

Femen = Mag Feimin, (Mag Femin), a plain South of Cashel, comprising the barony of Iffa and Offa East (Map), Co. Tipperary (Tp. p. lxi (275), note 514) (Onom. ‘femen’, ‘mag feimin’, ‘mag femin’), §3

Life, a plain near the River Liffey (FM. i pp. 454-455, note y) (Onom. ‘life’), §3

Maenmag, now Moinmoy, a territory lying around Loughrea, Co. Galway (FM. i p. 28, note y) (Onom. ‘m. mag’), §3

Muir Icht, the English Channel (FM. i p. 127, note z) (Onom. ‘m. n-icht’), §3

Síl Aeda Slani, (Sil Áeda Sláine), (Map – Síl nÁedo Sláine), descendants of Aed Slani; located in Co. Meath (FM. i p. 149, note b) (Onom. ‘s. aeda slani’), §19

Temair, the Hill of Tara (Map – Teamhair), Co. Meath (FM. i pp. 30-31, note h) (Onom. ‘temair’), §§1, 2, 3, etc.

Uí Ailello = Tír n-Ailella, (Uí Ailealla), (Map – Uí Ailealla), descendants of Ailell, son of Eochu Mugmedón; their territory included the barony of Tirerrill (a corruption of ‘Tír n-Ailella’) and part of the barony of Corran (Map) (FM. i p. 32, note n) (Onom. ‘ui ailello’, ‘t. n-ailella’), §13

Uí Briúin, (Uí Briúin Ai), (Uí Briúin Bréifne), (Uí Briúin Seola), (Map – Uí Briúin), descendants of Brian, son of Eochu Mugmedón; located in Connaught (FM. i p. 424, note w) (Onom. ‘ui b. ái’, ‘ui b. breifne’, ‘ui b. seola’, ‘ui briúin’), §13

Uí Fiachrach, (Uí Fiachrach Aidne), (Uí Fiachrach Muaide), (Map – Uí Fiachrach), descendants of Fiachra, son of Eochu Mugmedón; Uí Fiachrach Aidne was co-extensive with the Diocese of Kilmacduagh (Map), in the baronies of Kiltartan and Dunkellin (Map); Uí Fiachrach Muaide included the baronies of Erris and Tirawley in Co. Mayo and the barony of Tireragh (‘Tír Fiachrach’) in Co. Sligo (Map) (Fy. pp. 2-3 (25-26)) (Onom. ‘ui fiachrach aidni’, ‘ui fiachrach muaide’, ‘úi fiachrach’), §15

Uí Néill, (Northern Uí Néill), (Map – Northern Uí Néill), (Southern Uí Néill), (Map – Southern Uí Néill), descendants of Niall of the Nine Hostages (FM. i p. 199, A.D. 557) (FM. i p. 33, note a) (Onom. ‘ui néill in tuaiscirt’, ‘ui néill in deiscirt’, ‘ui néill’), §19

Uisnech, Ushnagh Hill (Map – Uisneach), in Co. Westmeath (FM. i p. 166, note c) (Onom. ‘uisnech’), §19