Irvine—This name in Scotland is the anglicised form of M'Irvine, mostly found in the latter form in Aberdeen Co. The name in S.W. Scotland is a sept of the Picts of the Solway, called the Selgovia by Ptolemy, and the name was later Gaelicised, its form being Mac Eireamháin. The name is confused with Irwin in Ulster.
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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