ⓘ Coill Ua bhFiachrach

                                     

ⓘ Coill Ua bhFiachrach

Killovyeragh or Coill Ua bh-Fiachrach was a sub division of the Ui Fiachrach Aidhne roughly coextensive with, but larger than, the parish of Kinvara in the south of County Galway, in the west of Ireland. The O hEidhin clan were chiefs of this district from about the 10th century up until the mid 17th century. It covered the northern portion of the barony of Kiltartan. The name was still in use in the mid 19th century as recorded by John ODonovan in his Ordnance Survey letters.

                                     
  • hEchtge or O Shaughnessy s Country, the southern portion was called Coill Ua bhFiachrach the territory of the Hynes clan and the eastern part was called
  • Hy - Fiachrach that Dunguaire was built by the O hEidhin clan, chiefs of Coill Ua bhFiachrach the district around Kinvara, and also of Ui Fiachrach Aidhne
  • Oughtmama It is roughly coextensive with the O hEidhin territory of Coill Ua bhFiachrach wood of the Ui Fhiachrach and this name was still in use in the