ⓘ Glenconkeyne

                                     

ⓘ Glenconkeyne

Glenconkeyne is an ancient Irish district in what is now southern County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Glenconkeyne formed the western portion of the former barony of Loughinsholin, with the ancient districts of Clandonnell, Killetra, and Tomlagh comprising the rest. The area Glenconkeyne covered corresponds to the present-day parishes of Ballynascreen, Desertmartin, and Kilcronaghan.

Glenconkeyne is also recorded in historical sources as Glankonkein and Glanconkeyne.

                                     
  • Northern Ireland. Killetra along with the ancient districts of Clandonnell, Glenconkeyne and Tomlagh, comprised the former barony of Loughinsholin, with Killetra
  • which one was Loghynisolin containing the districts of Cloncankayne Glenconkeyne and Kilytraghe Killetra The barony of Loughinsholin upon creation
  • Northern Ireland. Along with the ancient districts of Clandonnell, Glenconkeyne and Killetra, it comprised the former barony of Loughinsholin. Tomlagh
  • Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Clandonnell along with the ancient districts of Glenconkeyne Killetra, and Tomlagh, comprised the former barony of Loughinsholin
  • Dungannon. Tyrone and what remained of his followers retreated into the Glenconkeyne Woods where he continued to evade capture. Despite his military defeat
  • O Neill dynasty known as the Clan Shanes living in the dense forest of Glenconkeyne and Killetragh dating back to the mid - 16th century and another in County
  • Lissan Rivers. The other portion lay in between Tarraghter, Killetra, and Glenconkeyne Both portions were connected by Tarraghters termon lands. Melanagh derives
  • sept clan he d been fostered by the McShanes of Killetragh and the Glenconkeyne forest modern south County Londonderry This group was also called
  • Catherine MacLean, died in 1621. Became Chief of the O Neill sept inside Glenconkeyne forest and known from that point on as the MacShanes Sources point
  • settled in Alba, creating the modern nation of Scotland Clandonnell, Glenconkeyne Killetra, Melanagh, Tarraghter, and Tomlagh, which all once formed the