Rice - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
|Author||Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh|
|Source||Some Anglicised Surnames in Ireland|
Rice—In the Northern half of Ireland this name is the anglicised form of Mulcreevy, which sept, according to O'Dugan, belonged to "the tribe of Dubhtire" of the Clan Daimhin, and "ruled the dark-haired magestic clan Sionaigh."
Another important anglicised form of the name is Creagh in Munster.