Forth

Irish Local Names Explained

Forth. The descendants of Ohy Finn Fothart [Fohart], brother of Conn of the hundred battles (king of Ireland from A.D. 123 to 158), were called Fotharta [Foharta], The Book of Rights (Leabhar-na-gCeart) Some of them settled in the present counties of Wexford and Carlow, where the two baronies of Forth still retain their name.

« Formil | Index | Foy »

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y