Hanna, Hannay—This name is of Galloway origin and is one of the "O" septs found in that part of Scotland, from which country they have spread into the most of the Ulster counties. The name is written A' Hannay in old Records, and is in Gaelic O' h-Annaidh.
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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