The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places: (First [-second] Series).

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McGlashan & Gill, 1875

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Pagina 279 - Tis the bells of Shandon, ^ That sound so grand on The pleasant waters of the river Lee.
Pagina 174 - On Lough Neagh's bank as the fisherman strays, When the clear, cold eve's declining, He sees the round towers of other days, In the wave beneath him shining! Thus shall memory often, in dreams sublime, Catch a glimpse of the days that are over, Thus, sighing, look through the waves of time For the long-faded glories they cover!
Pagina 408 - Clogher takes its name from a golden stone, from which, in times of paganism, the devil used to pronounce juggling answers, like the oracles of Apollo Pythius, as is said in the register of Clogher.
Pagina 335 - This is the very handle that was in that spear. The round stone from which I made that shot will be found, and east of it will be found the iron head of the spear buried in the earth ; and the uliudh [earn] of Fothadh Airgthech will be found a short distance to the east of it.
Pagina 328 - Locha Gile, with the mouth down, that it might not be the means of causing them to fly before the Connacians" (Translated by O'Donovan in " Hy Fiachrach,
Pagina 493 - Trees of this kind were regarded with intense reverence and affection ; one of the greatest triumphs that a tribe could* achieve over their enemies, was to cut down their inauguration tree, and no outrage was more keenly resented, or when possible, visited with sharper retribution.
Pagina 244 - ... places, Dr. PW Joyce was greatly struck with the constant occurrence of the numbers two and three, but the number two is met with more frequently than any other. Many of the triple combinations may have been given in later times in honour of, or with some reference to, the doctrine of the Trinity ; but from whatever cause it may have arisen, " certain it is, that there existed in the minds of the Irish people, a distinctly marked predilection to designate persons or places, where circumstances...
Pagina 84 - In process of time, Britain, besides the Britons and the Picts, received a third nation, the Scots, who, migrating from Ireland under their leader Reuda, either by fair means or by force of arms secured to themselves those settlements among the Picts which they still possess. From the name of their commander, they are to this day called Dalreudins ; for in their language Dal signifies a part.
Pagina 84 - In course of time, Britain, besides the Britons and Picts, received a third nation, Scotia, who, issuing from Hibernia under the leadership of Keuda (Riada), secured for themselves, either by friendship or by the sword, settlements among the Picts which they still possess.
Pagina 193 - Dinnsenchus' there is an ancient poetical love story, of which Cleena is the heroine, wherein it is related that she was a foreigner, and that she was drowned in the harbour of Glandore, near Skibbereen, in Cork.

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