Index (2)

From A Smaller Social History of Ancient Ireland 1906

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INDEX

N.B.—The numbers in parentheses after names of places denote the squares of the map where the names are to be found.

A-C | D-F | G-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S-Z

DA DERGA and his hostel, 99, 131, 211, 212, 237.
Dagda, the, a Dedannan god, 108, 115, 280.
Dagger, 56, 67.
Dagobert, k. of France, 177.
Daire or Dare, king of Ulster in St. Patrick's time, 526.
Dalaradia (8, 12, 18), 64.
Dalcassians, the O'Briens, inhabiting Clare, 16, 22, 111.
Dallan Forgaill, the poet, 210.
Dalriada, also called Dalreudini (7, 8), 37, 38.
Dalteen, an attendant on a horse soldier, 67.
Dam in a stream, 513.
Dana or Danann, the goddess, 109.
Danaus, k. of the Argives, 426.
Dancing, 501.
Danes, 59, 71, 116, 162, 195, 206, 227, 234, 458: see Scandinavians and Norsemen.
"Danish" forts and raths, 312.
Dathi, king of Ireland, 36.
—— his pillar-stone, 546.
David and Goliath, 50.
Davies, Sir John, 72, 86.
Death and burial, chap, xxvii.
Death-bell, 532.
De Berminghams, the, 337.
de Courcy, John, 27, 42, 312.
Dedannans, in Irish Tuatha de Danann, 31, 53, 105, 109, 110, 112, 115, 117, 130, 235, 331.
Deer, 428, 506, 507, 511.
Dega, St., the artificer, 453.
Degads or Clanna Degad, 42.
Degrees in Irish colleges, 180.
Deirdre, Naisi's wife, 376.
Dela, five sons of, 13.
de Lacy, Hugh, the elder, 291, 311.
Delphi, oracle of, 101.
Demons, 114, 117, 121.
Dermot and Grainne's beds: see Cromlechs.
Dermot Mac Murrogh, k. of Leinster, 58, 211.
—— O'Dyna, 43, 327.
—— (son of Fergus), k. of Ireland, 321.
Derryloran in Tyrone, 275.
Descent of land, 85.
Designs in embroidery, 470.
Desiol, turning sunwise, 65, 127, 128.
Desmond or South Munster (48, 55, 56, 51), 16, 18, 69.
Destitution provided for, 520.
Destruction of books, 206.
Devenish Island (16), round tower of, 162, 431.
Diadem, 410, 415, 416.
Dialects of Celtic, 197.
Diancecht, the leech-god, 264, 265.
Diarrhoea, 272.
Dicuil, St., and his holy well at Lure, 151.
—— the Irish Geographer, 149, 195.
Dillesk, dulse, or duilesc, 367.
Dingle in Kerry (48), 468.
Dinner, 343.
Dinnree or Dinnrigh (46), 332, 333.
Dinnsenchus, 119, 211, 212, 232.
Dioscorides, the physician, 348.
Diseases, 270.
Distaff, 463.
Distress, and procedure by, 87, 503.
Divination and diviners, 98, 101.
Division of Ireland, 13 to 17.
Do-at, two knobs or discs, 410, 411, 412.
Dodder, the river, 481.
Dog, 504.
—— divination from howling of, 99.
Domestic vessels, 314.
Domnall (son of Aed mac Ainmirech), 384, 518.
Donegal (5, 6), 144, 230.
Donn (son of Milesius), fairy king of Knockfierna, 110.
Donnybrook, 481.
Donogh, son of King Blathmac, 457.
Doon, Rock of, 22.
Doonglara, royal residence, 340.
Doorkeeper, 296.
Dooros-Heath, 448, 449.
Down, Downpatrick (18), 39, 41.
Dowry (in marriage), 283.
Dowth on the Boyne, 537.
Dragons in lakes, 524.
Draughts (the game), 516.
Drawingroom, 300.
Drayton's Polyolbion quoted, 253.
Dress, 7, 382, and following pages.
Dressmaking, 469, 470.
Drink, various kinds of, described, 348.
Drinking-horn, 315.
Drinking-vessels, 295, 314, 318.
Drink of forgetfulness, 97.
Dripping, 356.
Drisheen, a sort of pudding, 356.
Drogheda, 249, 290.
Drowes, river (9y), 13.
Drowning as a punishment, 90.
Druidesses, 100, 101.
Druids and druidism, 95 to 102; 122, 129, 137, 139,169, 179, 180, 318.
—— Irish and Gaulish compared, 101.
"Druids' altars," 545.
Drumcliff, near Sligo (15), 163.
Drumketta, Ir. Druim-Cete, 189, 518.
Drunkenness reprehensible, 348.
Dublin (36), 245, 290, 435, 481, 482, 483.
Duilech, St., of St. Doulogh's, 156.
Duma, a mound, a burial-mound, 540 to 543.
Duma na Bo at Tara, 323.
Duma-nan-Giall or Mound of the Hostages at Tara, 324.
Dun, a fortified residence, 306, 307.
Dun Aengus on Aran Island (32), 308, 309, 329.
Dunbolg (40), 335, 353.
Dunbrody Abbey in Wexford, 160.
Dun-Cethern, 42.
Duncriffan at Howth, 329.
Dun-da-benn, now Mountsandall, 39.
Dundalgan near Dundalk (23, 24), 39, 40.
Dundrum Castle (18), 42, 312.
Dungal, the Irish monk, 194, 222.
Dun-keltair near Downpatrick, 39, 41.
Dunlang O'Hartigan, 104.
Dunlavin in Wicklow, 336.
Dun-nan-ged, Feast of, 113, 357.
Dunnasciath, royal residence, 329.
Dun-Rury, now Dundrum, in Down (18), 42, 312.
Dunseverick in Antrim, 329, 481.
Duns Scotus, 176.
Dunstan, St., 143, 145, 195.
Dun-Torgeis, near Castlepollard, 329.
Durrow in King s County (34), high cross of, 416.
Dwelling-houses: see House.
Dyeing, 466.
—— the eyebrows, 377.
—— the eyelids, 148.
—— the finger-nails, 376.
—— peasants' knowledge of, 469.
Dysert-Aengus in Limerick, 221.

EADFRID, bishop of Lindisfarne, 177.
Eagles, 4, 99.
Early rising, 432.
Earrings, 417, 418.
Ecclesiastical and religious writings, 217.
—— schools, 174 to 184.
Eclipses, 194, 195, 226.
Ecliptic, the, 195.
Education, chap. vii.
—— among the lay community, 179.
—— in fosterage, 184, 287.
Educational poems, 184.
—— test for admission to the Fena, 43.
Edward I., 358.
—— III., 354.
Eels, 512.
Eevinn or Eevill, the banshee, 104, 110, 111.
Effigies on monuments, 549, 550.
Eggs as food, 357.
Eginhard the Annalist, 227.
Egyptian monks in Ireland, 177.
Elder or boortree, 377.
Election of kings, 18, 19.
Elegy, 533.
Elements, worship of, 95, 121.
Elk, the Irish, 506, 507.
Emain, Emain Macha, or Emania (17); 27, 39, 109, 132. 229, 273, 298, 310, 455, 481, 497, 498.
—— described, 329.
Embroidery, 470, 501.
Emeralds, 401.
Emetics, 276.
Enamel and enamel work, 245, 246, 316.
Encampments, 63.
Endymion by Keats, 522.
England and English, 59, 85, 144, 295, 298, 305, 307, 347: see Britain.
Engravers, 445.
Ennis Abbey (38), 160.
Envoy or herald, 63.
Eoghan Mor, k. of Munster, 113.
Equestrians, 501: see Horse-riding.
Equinoctial and equinoxes, 193.
Erc, bishop of Slane, and his hermitage, 137, 328, 357.
—— Concobar's grandson, 518.
Eremitical monasteries, 152, 153, 154.
Eremon, k. of Ireland, 227.
Eric, a compensation fine, 88: see Compensation.
Eric of Auxerre, 147.
Erysipelas, 272.
Esaia or Isaiah the prophet, 241.
Esau, 355.
Esker Riada, 482 and note.
Ethicus of Istria, 171, 173.
Evangelist, figure of, 387.
Eviction from house and land unknown, 85.
Evidence in court of law, 91.
Evil eye, 130, 131.
Exchange, mediums of, 475.
Extempore composition, 186.
Eyebrows and eyelids, dyeing of, 148, 377.

FACE, shape of, 376.
Facsimiles of Irish MSS., 212, 213.
Fairies, 105 and following pp.; 210, 280.
Fairs, 6, 7, 90, 496 to 504.
Fairyland, 102, 110, 125, 310.
Fairy Palace of the Quicken Trees, Story of, 237.
Fairy palaces, 105, 106.
Faithche, a lawn, an exercise green, 310, 311.
Falcons, 4.
Family, the, 80, 283.
Family names, 288.
Faraday, Miss Winifred, 236.
Farm animals, 428 to 430.
—— implements, 427.
—— life, 432.
Faroe Islands, 150.
Fasting, legal procedure by, 88.
Fe, an aspen-rod for measuring bodies and graves, 534.
Feast of Bricriu. 114, 211.
Feathers for beds, 303.
—— for ornamental roofs, 293.
—— for chariot awnings, 485.
Fechin, St., 153.
Fe-Fiada, 103, 104, 112.
Feilire of Oengus, or Aengus, 212, 220.
Feine, Fene, a ceile or free rentpayer, a farmer, 71, 79, 84, 198.
Feis or Fes, a meeting, festivity, or convention, 91, 497.
Feis of Tara, 326, 497, 498.
Felim O'Conor, k. of Connaught, his tomb, 68, 550.
Female physicians, 268.
Fena of Erin (Irish Fianna), 38, 43, 44, 45, 235, 236, 377, 510.
—— how they cooked, 351.
Fences, 83, 421, 422.
Fenechas, the ancient Irish law, 71.
Ferdiad, the champion, 42, 303.
Ferdomnach, the scribe, 218, 219.
Fergil the Geometer, 176.
Fergus mac Leide, k. of Ulster, 116.
—— Mor, or Fergus mac Erc, 37, 38.
—— mac Roy, 39.
Ferleginn, chief professor, principal of a school or college, 178, 228.
Ferryboats, 4, 143.
Fer-side [Fershee], a male fairy, 110.
Festilogies, 220.
Fiacha, King, 425.
Fiacha Muillethan, k. of Munster, 342, 522.
Fibula: see Bunne-do-at.
Fiddle, 501.
Fidnemed, a sacred grove, 159.
Fili or file, a poet, a philosopher, 187.
Fillet for the forehead, 415.
Finachta the Festive, k. of Ireland, 182, 183.
Finan or Finnen of Lindisfarne, 146, 178.
Findabair, the princess, 365.
Findruine, white bronze, 391, 437, 438.
Fine, a group of persons related to each other, 81.
Fingal Ronain, story of, 237.
Finger-nails, 376.
Finnbarr, St., of Cork, 153.
Finnchua, or Findchua, Saint, of Brigown, 284.
Finnen or Finnian of Clonard, 138, 139, 175.
—— of Moville, 127.
Finn mac Cumail, 43, 44, 127, 236, 327.
—— mac Gorman, 211.
Finntan, nephew of Parthalon, 127.
Firbolgs, 13, 31, 52, 112.
Fire festival, 123.
—— perpetual, at Kildare and elsewhere, 143, 144.
—— worship, 123.
Firewood or firebote, 369.
Fish as food, 357.
Fishing, 512.
—— nets and spears for, 512.
—— weirs for, 513.
Fitzgerald, Gilbert, 159.
Fitz Geralds, the, 69.
Five items of common knowledge, 196.
—— roads leading from Tara, 328, 480, 481, 482.
—— ways of holding land, 82.
Fixity of tenure, 85.
Flag in battle, 64.
Flail, 427.
Flaith, a noble, 18, 77, 78, 79.
Flann of Monasterboice, 228.
Flavianus the Roman, 504.
Flax and its preparation, 463.
Flesc, a sort of bracelet, 78.
Fleshfork, 353, 354.
Fleshmeat and its accompaniments, 354.
Flint and steel, 370.
Flint workshop, 450.
Floors, how covered, 305.
Flour and meal, 362.
Flux for metals, 438.
Fog, the magic, 103.
Foillan, St., 252.
Food, 343 to 368.
—— in monasteries, 141, 313.
—— provision for, during battle, 66.
Fools, 29, 516.
Foot-races, 510.
—— wear, 396.
Fords, 4, 5.
Foreign expeditions, 8, 32.
—— merchants in Ireland, 501.
—— missions, 139, 144 and following pages; 147 and following pages.
——students in monastic schools, 176.
Forge, 440 to 444.
Forks and knives at meals, 346, 347.
Formenius or Parmenius, 36.
Forrad or Forradh at Tara, 323, 324.
Fortchern, St. Patrick's smith, 453.
Forts of various kinds, 306 and following pages.
Fosterage, 286, 288, 509.
Foster-child's duty to foster-parents, 287, 520.
Founders and brasiers, 437.
Four Masters, the, 230.
Fowling, 511, 512.
Foxes, 4.
—— skins, 382.
France, 11, 149, 487.
Franciscan monastery of Adam and Eve, Dublin, 213.
Franks, 135, 290, 495.
Fraughans or whortleberries, 368.
Freemen, 77, 78, 79, 91.
Free circuits of kings, 23.
Frieze, 388.
Frock or jacket, 388, 389.
Frogs in Ireland, 524.
Froissart's account of knighthood, 48.
Fruit and fruit-trees, 367.
Fudir, an unfree tenant, 85, 91, 307.
Fuel, 369.
Fulling and fullers, 462, 464.
Funeral feast, 532, 534.
Funeral games, 497, 532.
—— obsequies, 532.
Furnace, 443, 444.
Furniture, 298 to 305.
Furs, 382.
Fursa, St., of Peronne, 252.

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