Hackett—This name in the district of Clogher and those adjoining is the anglicised form of M'Gaughy; in the districts of Lower Fews, Co. Armagh, the anglicised form of M'Gaugy, those two names being forms of each other, in Gaelic Mag Eachaidh.
In the districts surrounding Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon, the name Guckian (Mag Uiginn [?]) has been anglicised to Hackett.
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Truelove's Journal: A Bookshop Novella
"Beautiful, different and touching. Short, sweet and lovely. Made me cry. You sense that this is a true story veiled in the guise of fiction as are all the best stories."
Although ostensibly set in England, this story was penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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