Megalithic Monuments of Ireland

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Megalithic Monuments of Ireland

County Guide Series-Offaly/Westmeath

Authored by Mr Philip I Powell

County Offaly, 'Contae Uíbh Fhailí' is named after the Kingdom Of Uí Fáilghe and was controlled principally by the Ó Conchubhair Fáilghe clan in the north-east of the county and by the Ó Céarbhaill of Ely in the south. The county is home to
the lost city of Clonmacnoise, Ireland's leading Monastic site.
County Westmeath, 'Contae na hIarmhí', was named after the historic kingdom and province of Mide.The Hill of Uisneach 'Cnoc Uisnigh', in Moycashel, is in Irish mythology, considered to be the mystical navel of Ireland and was said to indicate the meeting point of the borders of the provinces of Leinster, Munster, Connacht, Ulster and Mide.

Publication Date:
1460927699 / 9781460927694
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5" x 8"
Full Color
Related Categories:
History / Europe / Ireland

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