Mellows—This name is the anglicised form of O'Maol-Iosa, earlier Mac Maoil-Iosa, and rendered Malise and Mellis in the North of Scotland. The sept was located in Co. Leitrim and belonged to the Clan Rury of Emania, more correctly the Pictish nation in Ulster. O'Dugan writes of the sept: "Mac Maoil-Iosa of the fair countenance" ruled over Magh Breacraidhe, which district was located in the present County of Leitrim.
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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