Oneilland

Irish Local Names Explained

Oneilland. Niallán, the fourth in descent from Colla Da Chrioch [cree] brother of Colla Meann (see Cremorne), was the progenitor of the tribe called Hy Niallain (i.e. Niallan's race), Four Masters, and their ancient patrimony forms the two baronies of Oneilland in Armagh, which retain the name. D added; see page 4.

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