Mayo

Irish Local Names Explained

Mayo; Magh-eó [Ma-ó], the plain of the yews. Full name Magheó-na-Saxan, Four Masters, Mayo of the Saxons, from a number of English monks settled there in the seventh century, by St. Colman, an Irish monk, after he had retired from the see of Lindisfarne.

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