Kilpatrick, Kirkpatrick—These two names are of Scottish origin and are synonymous with M'Ilpatrick and M'Ilpederick in the districts surrounding Ballymoney and other parts of Northern Antrim; in Downpatrick district, Co. Down; Innishowen, Co. Donegal; and Pointzpass, Co. Armagh; in Irish Gaelic Mac Giolla-Phádraic; the Scots Gaelic form being Mac Ghille-Phádruig, and also anglicised Patterson.
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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