Irish Sagas at UCC University College Cork



Longes mac n-Uislenn

Place and tribal names

Google Map of Places in text

(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)

In addition to the above online sources, identification of the placenames below is based on the Fascicles of the following publication, where available:

HDGP = Historical dictionary of Gaelic placenames (Ó Riain et al.)

The placenames marked with a star (*) below have been identified and appear in the Google Map above.

Alba, from the 9th Century, the Gaelic kingdom in Scotland, later the whole of Scotland (HDGP i p. 50, s.n. Alba (1)) (Onom. ‘alba’), §§11, 13, 18

*Benn Étair, the Hill of Howth, Co. Dublin (FM. ii p. 681, note i) (HDGP ii p. 120, s.n. Beann Éadair) (Onom. ‘b. étair’), §11

*Emain Macha, Navan Fort, (Map – Eamhain Macha), 2 miles West of the town of Armagh, Co. Armagh  (FM. i p. 431, note d) (Onom. ‘e. macha’), §§5, 8, 14, etc.

Ériu, Ireland (Onom. ‘ériu’), §§6, 10, 11, 14

*Es Ruaid, the falls of Assaroe on the River Erne at Ballyshannon, barony of Tirhugh (Map), Co. Donegal (Fy. p. 76 (95), note c)  (Onom. ‘es ruaid’), §11

Étar, see Benn Étair

Fern-mag, (Fernmag), the barony of Farney (Map), Co. Monaghan (FM. i p. 36, notes x and c) (Onom. ‘fern-mag’), §14

Óinach Macha, at Emain Macha (FM. ii p. 975, line 7) (Onom. ‘ó. macha’), §19

Ulaid, Ulster, Ulstermen (Onom. ‘ulaid’), §§1, 4, 5, etc.