HARDIMAN

From Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation by John O'Hart

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Arms: Ar. three chev. gu. a canton sa. Crest: On a serpent nowed a hawk perched all ppr.

EOGHAN (or Owen), brother of Alioll who is No.98 on the "Maconky" pedigree, was the ancestor of an O'Airachdain family; anglicised Harraghtan, Harrington, Hargadan, and Hardiman.[1]

98. Eoghan (or Owen): son of Muireadach.

99. Owen (2): his son.

100. Beice: his son.

101. Lagnen: his son.

102. Mochtighearna: his son.

103. Forgalach: his son.

104. Owen (3): his son.

105. Cronmaol: his son.

106. Coscrach: his son.

107. Snagaidhil: his son.

108. Melachlin: his son.

109. Airachdan ("airachda:" Irish, of great stature): his son; a quo O'h-Airachdain.

110. Owen (4): his son.

111. Beice O'Harraghtan: his son.

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NOTES

[1] Hardiman: James Hardiman, a distinguished Irish writer, and lawyer, said to be a native of Galway, was born about the end of the 18th century. His important work, The History of Galway, appeared in Dublin, in 1820; his Irish Minstrelsy, 2 vols. 8vo, in London, in 1831; Statute of Kilkenny, in 1843; and in 1846 he edited O Flaherty's West or Iar Connaught for the Irish Archaeological Society. He was a prominent member of the Royal Irish Academy, and was for some time sub-commissioner on the Public Records. He spent the latter part of his life in Galway as librarian to the Queen's College, and died in 1855.


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