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    Ua bh-Fiachrach, together with other territories not considered as of the Hy-Fiachrach at the present day].

    [1] Hy-Fiachrach Aidhne, i.e. the inhabitants of the diocese of Kilmacduagh, which comprises the entire of the territory anciently called Aidhne—See Map of the Tract on Hy-Many.
    [2] Cineal Guaire, i.e. the descendants of the celebrated Guaire Aidhne, King of Connaught, in the seventh century.
    [3] Cineal Aodha, na h-Echtghe.—This was the tribe name of the O'Shaughnessys of Gort Inse Guaire, in the south-west of the county of Galway, who were called na h-Echtghe, because their country comprised a portion of the mountainous district of Sliabh Echtghe, now called Slieve Aughty, and sometimes corruptly Slieve Baughta.
    [4] Coill Ua bh-Fiachrach. —This name, which is anglicised Killovyeragh, is still well known in the county of Galway, and applied to the north-western portion of the barony of Kiltartan. It appears by an inquisition taken at Galway in 1608, that " Killovyeragh, O'Heyne's contry, being estimated only as forty-five quarters of land, doth consist of 8640 acres, which maketh [in reality] three skore and twelve quarters."

    John O'Donovan (1844)

    Detail from Arrowsmith map of Ireland, 1844.
    Above: detail from Arrowsmith map of Ireland, 1844
    . Map © Cartography Associates, from the
    Rumsey Collection.

    Left: detail from satellite photo (click for larger version).

    Charon (MIT Project) 1989, James Coleman ©