The McIth Family

McIth family crest

(Crest No. 130. Plate 30.)

THE McIth family is descended from Ith, uncle of Milesius, King of Spain. The founder of the family was Lugaidhe McIthy, of the line of Lugaidth, son of Ith. The chief of this tribe was O’Driscoll, Lord of Baltimore. The possessions of the family were located in the present Counties of Mayo and Sligo.