Bird—The names Heany, in North Connacht; Henaghan and Henahan, in South Mayo and districts surrounding Tuam, Co. Galway; and McEneany. McEneney, and McNeney, in South Monaghan, Louth, and Meath, have been anglicised Bird, presumably because the word "can" (bird) enters into the construction of the names. The Gaelic of the surnames are respectively O h-Eanaigh, O h-Eanacháin, and Mac An-Eanaigh.
Alphabetical Index of Surnames
Charlotte Milligan Fox, sister of the poet Alice Milligan, was a founding member of the Irish Folk Song Society and an indefatigable field collector of Irish traditional music. Her singularly important work on Irish haprers is here presented for the twenty-first century reader. This edition of Annals offers a much greater number of illustrations than were included in the original 1911 publication, a full biographical introduction, an extensive bibliography of the writings of Milligan Fox and an appendix discussing the variant texts of Arthur O’Neills Memoirs.
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