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                                                                                                                                       85.Eoghan Mor - 107.Donovan

85.Eoghan Mor - the Greater was the oldest son of 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st Gaelic Milesian Heberian King of Munster, and the direct male line ancestor of all of the Heberian Eoghanachta Septs in the Munster Province and a brother to 85.Cormac Cass the 2nd King of Munster and 1st King of Northern Munster who is the direct male line ancestor of the Heberian Dal gCais Septs, and a brother also to 85.Cian the direct male line ancestor of the Heberian Cianachta Septs the Eile, Gailenga, Luigni etc. 85.Eoghan Mor's son who was born after his demise and carried his male line forward was;

86.Fiacha Muillethan - of the Flat Head who became the 1st Gaelic Milesian Heberian King of Southern Munster and the 3rd Heberian King of Munster who was the father of;

87.Ailill / Oilioll Flann Beag who was the father of  88.Luigthech the father of 89.Lewy / Lughaidh the direct male line ancestor of the Ui Lugdech Eile Sept, of 89.Cathub the direct male line ancestor of the Ui Chathbad Sept. 87.Ailill Flann Beag was also the father of 88.Lare Fidach who was the father of *89.Criffan / Crimthann Mor mac Fidaig the Gaelic Milesian Heberian Eoghanacht King of Munster who became the 125th King of Ireland, and of 89.Mongfionn the wife of 89.Eochy / Eochaidh Mugmedon the Gaelic Milesian Heremonian Dal Cuinn 124th King of Tara / Ireland the parents of the 3 Connachta, 90.Brion the direct male line ancestor mof the Ui Briuin Septs, 90.Fiachra Foltsnach - of the Flowing Hair the direct male line ancestor of the  Ui Fiachrach Septs and 90.Ailill the direct male line ancestor of the Ui Aiello Septs. 87.Aillill Flann Beag' s other son was;

88.Maine Munchain / 88.Daire Cerbba who is the direct male line ancestor of the O Connells, and the father of 89.Daui the direct male line ancestor of the Ui Duach Argetrois Sept, and also of 89.Eochy / Echu Liathan the direct male line ancestor of the Ui Liathain Sept, and his other son was;

89.Fiachu Fidgennid / Fiachra Fidhgheinte the direct male line ancestor of the Ui Fidgennid / Fidhgheinte Sept whose original territory was in Co. Limerick in the mid - north - west of the Munster Province and he in turn was to be the father of;

90.Brion the father of 91.Daire whose son, 92.Intat was the father of 93.Conall the direct male line ancestor of the Ui Chonaill Gabra Sept who were to produce 98.Doncnnach a Ui Fidhgheinte King, 100.Flann also a Ui Fidhgheinte King whose 2 sons, were 101.Scandlan another Ui Fidhgheinte King who was to die in 786 AD and 101.Olchobar the Abb Inse Cathaig who would become the 20b King of Cashel / Munster. 90.Brion was also to be father of 91.Conn the direct male line ancestor of the O Keelys / O Kealys. 90.Brion's other son was;

91.Cairbre / Coirpre Aedhbha  the direct male line ancestor of the Ui Cairbre Aedhbha Sept, who had his territory in Co. Limerick in the mid - north - west of the Munster Province and was the father of;

92.Ercc the father of;

93.Ailill / Oilioll Cendfota / Ceanfhada who in 189 AD was the father of 94.Kinneally / Caoinealadh the direct male line ancestor of the Traceys / Traseys in the Munster Province and also of the Kinneallys, and he was also the father of. 

94.Lappae the father of 

95.Angus / Oengus the father of;

96.Aodh the father of; 

97.Crundmael / Cruinnmhaol the father of;

98.Eoganan who was a Ui Cairbre / Coirpri King in 667 AD and the father of;

 99.Roin the father of;

100. Aodh the father of;

101.Davoren / Dubhdabhoireann the father of;

102.Ceann Faola the father of;

 103.Cathal the father of;

 104.Uamhach the father of;

 105.Cathal the father of;

 106.Awley / Amhalgaidh the father of;

107.Donovan / Donamhan / Donnabhan who married a daughter of Ivor the King of the Danes in Limerick, and in 977AD he was defeated in battle while being assisted by Amlaff the Dane against *105.Brian Boru who became the 41st King of Cashel / Munster and Gaelic Milesian Heberian Dal gCais 157th High King of Ireland, and his 2 older brothers and was eventually slain in the Battle of Croma by 105.Duncan / Donncuan who was also a son of 104.Kennedy / Cennetig and a brother to *105.Brian Boru.

108.Cathal O Donovan was the first to use their surname, and was the father of; 

109.Awley / Amhalgaidh O Donovan who was to be involved in the Battle of Clontarf under 41.Cian the Heberian Eoghanacht Ui Echach Muman Cenel nAeda Cenel mBecce Tanaiste / Prince of Kinalmeaky, son of 40.Molloy / Maelmuad the previous 40th King of Cashel / Munster, who was married to 106.Sabhbh the daughter of *105.Brian Boru the 41st King of Cashel / Munster and 175th High King of Ireland who defeated the invading Vikings and their Southern Leinster allies there, who was the father of;

110.Morogh / Murcha O Donovan who became the Heberian Eoghanacht Ui Fidhgheinte Chief and the father of;

111.Ainisleis O Donovan the direct male line ancestor of the Mac Annesleys or Anesleys or Standish or Stanislaus. He assisted 106.Donough O Brian the 43rd King of Cashel / Munster who eventually became the 176th King of Ireland to gain the overall authority in Leath Mogha / Mogha's Half and defeated the Danes at Limerick and also in several battle and was to be the father of;

112.Rannall / Raghnall / Ranulf / Reginald aka Mulrooney / Mael Ruanaidh O Donovan who became the direct male line ancestor of the Mac Raghnalls / Reynolds of Carberry and Kinalea in Co. Cork in Southern Munster and was the father of;

 113.Maolra / Maolruanaidh O Donovan who was the father of;     

114.Crom / Ancrom O Donovan who constructed the Crom Castle on the River Maige in Co. Limerick in the mid - north - west of the Munster Province in 1146 AD where he had 114.Turlough O Connor the Heremonian Dal Cuinn Ui Briuin Ai King of Connacht and Gaelic Milesian Heremonian Dal Cuinn Ui Briuin Ai  181st King of Ireland as his guest. He was killed in 1154 AD at Inis an Bheil / Pheale near Iniskeen to the east of Bandon in Co. Cork in Southern Munsterby the O Mahonys, and he is the direct male line ancestor of all  of the O Donovan Septs in Carberry in Co. Cork and also of others in the Leinster Province. Glean na Chroim / Fanlobish in Carberry was called after him, which was to be held by his descendants until 1290 AD when they were to be driven out by the expanding authority of the Mac Carthys. The O Donovan then gave them territory in Kilmacabea with 7 townlands, which the Mac an Chroim Sept then held onto until the Oliver Cromwell Invasion.

114.Crom O Donovan was to be the father of 115.Lochlann O Donovan the father of 116.Donough O Donovan of Loughcrow the father of 117.Cathal O Donovan the father of 118.Dermod O Donovan the father of 119.Donough O Donovan the father of 120.Conor O Donovan the father of 121.Aodh O Donovan the father of 122.Dermod O Donovan the father of 123.Donough O Donovan. 114. Crom O Donovan was also to be the father of;

115.Cathal O Donovan  the direct male line ancestor of the Clan Cathail, who was his eldest son, who held the entire territories in Co. Cork at Drimoleague in Carberry, and he was to live to a great old age to see his Crom Castle taken over by Maurice Fitz Gerald the second English Earl of Offaly who was the first Fitz Gerald to come into Munster Province as the English Lord Justice of Ireland in 1229 AD under Henry 111. The Fitz Geralds were to take up the War Cry of Crom a Boo because of this victory over the the O Donovans there. 115.Cathal O Donovan had also acquired  a large territory in the mountains in Corca Luighe, which was originally the Ithian O Driscoll's territory and he called it Cairbre and it now covers 4 Baronies in Co. Cork. In 1200 AD it was transferred under that name to the Mac Carthy Reagh who later gave part of it, near the end of the 13th Century AD, to the Ui Cairbre Mor the most important Sept within it. The Mac Carthy Reagh and his descendants were to apply the Carberry name to the O Donovan territory and then to all the minor Cantreds they annexed from time to time. 115.Cathal O Donovan had 2 sons, 116.Ivar who was to be from Castle Ivor  / Ire  / Myross, which he was to construct in 1220 AD that would be held by them down to Donnell na gCroiceainn, while his other son;

116.Teige / Tadhg O Donovan was also to have 2 sons 117.Lochlinn Tancuste O Donovan who received 36 plough lands from his father between the River Roury and Glandore Harbour where he became the direct male line ancestor of the Clan Loghlin, and they were to hold onto this territory also until the Oliver Cromwell Invasion, and his other son;

117.Murch / Morrogh O Donovan, who was his second son, was the father of 118.Aonghus O Donovan who had 28 plough lands at Glean Mhuilinn / Kilmeen where their residence at Clais a Rusheen is now only a ruin. His other son;

118.Conor / Conchobar O Donovan was to be he father of;

119.Randal / Raghnall O Donovan who is the father of, 120.Toby / Tioboid O Donovan who is the direct male line ancestor of the O Donovan Sept known as the Sliocht Tioboid who had their territory at Skibbereen where they constructed Gort na Clogh Castle , which is also a ruin at Creagh and his other son was;

120.Dermod O Donovan who is the direct male line ancestor of the O Donovan Chiefs as he was the Clan Cathal Tanaiste / Prince of Carberry. 

 1607 AD October 6th:The English held an Inquisition where it was recorded that the O Donovans held the 2 manors of Castell O Donevan of 21 plough lands and the manor of Rahine, Clare Cahill territory 67 plough lands from the sea on the south to the River Myalaght bounded on the north by territories of the Clan Donell Roe and territories of Glean na Chroim and Clan Loghlin territory to the east and Clan Modie and Clan Teige Revoe on the west.

                                                                                                                            

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