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The History and Topography of the County of Clare by James Frost

Part I. Topography of Thomond Chapter 8. Ui Cormaic; Ui Donghaile

Chapter 8. Footnotes

1. Annals of the Four Masters, at year 1573.

2. A.D. 1099. Donach O’Hehir, lord of Magh Adhair, died.—Annals F.M.

3. To the year 1396, in the Annals of the Four Masters, O’Flaherty adds his entry:—‘Campanile, i.e., Cloic Teach Droma Cliabh, fulmine destructum. See note in O’Donovan’s Four Masters, at A.D. 1396.

4. The first building or stone was made at Murinse, on the west side, by Turlogh, son of Teige Caeluisge O’Brien.—Ann. Inisfallen, A.D. 1284. See also Four Masters, A.D. 1553.

5. Annales Minorum, by Father Fonseca. Rome, 1733. Vol. viii., p. 46. Vol. x., p. 218; in the library of the Franciscan Fathers, Dublin.

6. Dermitius MacConsidine pro se et suis, hunc Tumulum fieri fecit Anno 1631.

7. Propugnaculum Catholicæ Veritatis.

8. Annales Minorum, viii., 46. 218.

9. Idem.

10. Idem.

11. Annales Minorum,—Ibid.

12. Broudin, lib. iii., cap. 20.

13. Broudin, lib. iv., cap. 15.

14. Archdall, Monasticon Hib., vol. i. p. 89.

15. That is between Clare Castle and Clareen bridge, near Ennis.

16. Archdall.—Ibid.

17. Annals of the Four Masters, A.D. 1270.

18. King, p. 203. Apud Archdall, Monast. Hib.

19. Ibid.

20. Rolls (Thomond), in Record Office, Dublin.

21. Inquisitions (Thomond), in same office.

22. Rolls, in same office.

23. Martyrology of Donegal.

24. See History of the Wars of Thomond, A.D. 1318. See also Liber Regalis Visitationis and Annals of Four Masters, 1564, 1598.

25. Ann. Four Masters.

26. Idem.

27. Clare Inquisitions, 31st July, 20th of Elizabeth.

28. Rot. Pat., 35 Henry VIII.

29. This Hugh Brady was the Right Rev. Hugh Brady, or O’Grady, first Protestant bishop of Meath. He died in 1583. His eldest son and heir succeeded, and from him are descended the family of Brady, of Raheen, now represented by Mr. Thomas Brady Brown, of Newgrove.

30. Chron. Scotorum, p. 217. Lanigan’s Ecc. History, Vol. iii. p. 381.

“It was at this time also that the great church of Tuaim Gréine was built by Cormac Ua Cillín, Bishop of Tuaim Gréine.” Keating, B. II., p. 83.

The church built by Ui Cillin was admirably constructed, and with some addition made to it by Brian Boroimhe, stands to the present day in a state of perfect preservation.

31. Act S. S. p. 361.

32. Ibid, p. 634. Ann. Four Mast.

33. Ibid, p. 634.

34. Four Mast.

35. The foregoing information relating to Tomgraney is transcribed from the magnificent work of the Earl of Dunraven, designated Notes on Irish Architecture, Vol. i., p. 125. London, 1875.

36. Annals of the Four Masters.

37. Annals of the Four Masters.

38. Martyrology of Donegal.



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