KINSELLA

Chiefs of Hy-Cinselagh, in the County Wexford

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

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Arms: Ar. a fess gu. betw. in chief two garbs of the last, and in base a lion pass. sa.

EANNA CEANNSALACH, younger brother of Donal Caomhanach who is No. 115 on the "Kavanagh" pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Ceannsalaighe ("ceann:" Irish, the head; "salach:" unclean); anglicised Kinselagh, Kinsela, Kingsley, Kinsley, and Tinsley.

115. Eanna Ceannsalach: son of Dermod-na-nGall, King of Leinster; first assumed the sirname Kinselagh.

116. Tirlach ("tor," gen. "tuir:" Irish, a tower or bulwark; Lat. "tur-ris;" and "leac:" Irish, a stone): his son; a quo MacTorleice, anglicised MacTirloch, MacTerence, MacTerry, and Terrie.

117. Moroch: his son.

118. Thomas Fionn: his son.

119. Dermod: his son; had an elder brother named Art, who was slain by MacMorough, in 1383, and from whom descended Slioght Thomas Fionn.

120. Art: his son.

121. Donoch: his son.

122. Arthur: his son.

123. Donoch (2): his son.

124. Edmund Kinselagh: his son.

125. Dermod Dubh: his son; Chief of the sept in 1580.

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