Assaroe - Irish Place Names

Patrick Weston Joyce
1923

Assaroe at Ballyshannon. The Book of Leinster states that Aedh-Ruadh [Ay-roo], queen Macha's father (see Armagh), was drowned in this cataract, which was thence called from him Eas-Aedha-Ruaidh [Assayroo], Aedh-Ruadh's waterfall.