Irish Sagas at UCC University College Cork



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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)
(Lct. = Leabhar na gCeart, ed. O’Donovan)
(Mm. = O’Curry’s Lectures on the Manuscript Materials of Ancient Irish History)
(Rc. = Revue Celtique)

Brega = Mag Breg, (Map – Brega), the plain comprising East Co. Meath and North Co. Dublin (Lct. p. 11, note z) (Onom. ‘brega’, ‘m. breg’), §16

Cenannas na Ríg, Kells, a town and parish in the barony of Kells Upper (Map), Co.Meath (FM. i p. 56, note z) (Onom. ‘cenannas na ríg’), §§5, 7, 10, 16

Déisse Breg = Déisi Temrach, the baronies of Deece Lower and Deece Upper (Map), Co. Meath (FM. i p. 356, note r) (Onom. ‘déisse breg’, ‘déisi temrach’), §16

Laigin, Leinster, Leinstermen (Onom. ‘laigin’), §§1, 8, 9, etc.

Life = Mag Liphi, a plain near the River Liffey in Leinster (FM. i pp. 454-455, note y) (Onom. ‘life’, ‘m. liphi’), §9

Lifechair, in Mag Liphi (?) (Onom. ‘lifechair’), §9

Odra Temrach, Odder, a townland, South-West of Tara, in the parish of Tara, in the barony of Skreen (Map), Co. Meath (FM. i p. 376, note k) (Onom. ‘odra temrach’), §18

Ríge, the Rye Water which divides the counties of Meath and Kildare for several miles; this river was the boundary between Mide and Laigin (Map) (Rc. xiii p. 55, note 4) (FM. i pp. 216-217, note d, p. 381, note g) (Onom. ‘ríge’), §10

Tech Buchat = Dún Buchat, Dunboyke, a townland in the parish of Holywood, in the barony of Talbotstown Lower (Map), Co. Wicklow (Rc. xiii p. 59, note 1) (Mm. p. 588 (624), note 171) (FM. i pp. 216-217, note d) (Onom. ‘t. buchat’, ‘d. buchat’), §1, 11

Temair, Tara (Map – Teamhair), Co. Meath (FM. i pp. 30-31, note h) (Onom. ‘temair’), §§16, 17, 18