Dwyer (No.1) family genealogy

Of Leinster and Munster: Lords of Kilnamanagh, County Tipperary

[1] Arms: Ar. a lion ramp. gu. betw. three erm, spots. Crest: A hand couped at the wrist and erect, grasping a sword all ppr.

CAIRBRE CLUITHEACHAR, the youngest son of Cucorb, King of Leinster, who is No. 85 on the "O'Connor" (Faley) pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Dwyer, of Leinster and Munster. This Cairbre went into Munster, where his grandfather Conaire Mór. the 97th Monarch of Ireland, gave him the territory after him called Dal Cairbre, meaning "The lands of Carbery."

87. Cairbre Cluitheachar: son of Cucorb.

88. Argettmar: his son.

89. Buan ("buan:" Irish, good, harmonious): his son; a quo O'Buain, anglicised Bowen, Bone, and Boon.

90. Lughaidh: his son.

91. Ferniadh: his son.

92. Inneach: his son.

93. Ferruith: his son.

94. Finchadh: his son; whose brother Urcha was the ancestor of MacLongachain ("longach:" Irish, belonging to a ship; "an," one who), anglicised Longahan, Lanigan, Lenihan, and Lenehan; and of Cooney, etc. This Finchadh's younger brother Arbhar was the ancestor of Trena, Cronan, Aodhan (anglicised Hayden), Brangal, Dunechy; and O'Corbain, anglicised Carbine.

95. Macrimhe: son of Finchadh.

96. Luighneach: his son.

97. Luchair: his son; had a brother Greallan.

98. Greallan: his son.

99. Dubhdahna: his son.

100. Donnocha: his son.

101. Suibhneach: his son; had a brother.

102. Spellan: son of Suibhneach.

103. Dubhiir: ("dubh:" Irish, black or dark; "iir," gen. "iire," a skirt): his son; a quo O'Dubhiire, anglicised O'Dwyer, Dwyer, and Diver.

104. Caolbadh: his son.

105. Cathalan: his son.

106. Nial: his son.

107. Padraic O'Dwyer: his son; Lord of Kilnamanagh, county Tipperary.


[1] Dwyer: For the pedigree of this family, see also the De la Ponce MSS., in the Library of the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.