Clankee

Irish Local Names Explained

Clankee, barony of, in Cavan; Clann-an-chaoich [Clann-an-Kee], the clan or descendants of the one-eyed man. They derived this cognomen from Niall O'Reilly, slain in 1256, who was called caech [kee], i.e. one-eyed.

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