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                                                                                                                                                                         Bray - O Brennigan

 

Bray / de Bre. Cornwall toponymic origins in Co. Wicklow in the south - east of Southern Leinster. Also now known as Bree.

 

Bray - Irish / Ua Breaghdha (of Bregia / Brega.) A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Meath in the south - east of Northern Leinster, who were also later in the Munster Province.

 

Braybrook -

 

O Brassil. Heremonian Dal Cuinn Colla Da Crioch Sept / Family branch. Ancestors:*86.Cairbre Liffeachair the 117th King of Tara / Ireland. 87.Eochy / Echu Doimhlen, 88.Murray / Muireadach Colla Da Crioch - of the Two Countries.

 

O Brazil or O Brassill - Irish / Ua Breasail - bres (strife). A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Waterford in the south - east of the Munster Province.

 

Breadon. See Bredin.

 

Bready. Used as a variant for Brady in the Connacht Province and the Ulster Province.

 

Breakey. In Co. Monaghan and the surrounding region in Southern Ulster since the late 17th Century AD, after the confiscation of the 3,500,000 acres of the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn Ui Niaill "northern" Septs territories there, and the foreign non - Catholic plantations there in there Ulster Province. Brakey was also used as a variant.

 

Mac Brearty or Mac Murty - Irish / Mac Muircheartaigh (Descended from a son of Murtaugh / Muirchertach) A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Donegal in the north - west of the Ulster Province. Mac Murty and Mac Murtry were used in Co. Antrim in the north - east of Ulster. No connection to the Mac Murtries, which was a Sept of the Scottish Clan Stuart of Bute.

 

O Bredican. See O Bradigan.

 

O Bredin or O Breadon or O Braden. Used as variants for the Irish / Ua Bradain in Co. Tyrone and Co. Fermanagh in the south - west of the Ulster Province. O Bradden also used as a variant in Co. Leitrim in Northern Connacht.

 

Breadon. Anglo - Norman toponymic origins in the Leinster Province. 

 

O Bree. A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Kilkenny / Ossory in the south - west of Southern Leinster.

 

Bree. Used in Co. Sligo and Co. Mayo in the west of the Connacht Province. See Bray.

 

O Breen or O Brien or O Bruen - Irish / Ua Braoin. Heremonian Dal Cuinn "southern" Ui Niaill Cenel Main Sept / Family branch who were the Chiefs of Luigne / Leney who had their territory in Breaghmhuine / Barony of Brawney / Corcaree in Co. Westmeath and also nearby in Co. Offaly in the north - west of Southern Leinster on the nearby border with Co. Roscommon in the east of the Connacht Province. They were the Kings and Chiefs of Brawney. Anglicized as O Bruen in Co. Roscommon. Ancestors: 93.Breannan the father of; 94.Crimthann a brother to 94.Aodh the ancestor of the anglicized Fox Sept, and the father of; 95.Donnell who had a brother, 95.Maol Fogartach the ancestor of the Mag Gawleys, and another brother, 95.Ainmire the ancestor of the Mac Namees, Corgawneys and Slamans, and the father of 96.Clancy / Flanchaidh, 97.Rorc, 98.Braon (Ui Braoin) the King of Brawney near Athlone, 99.Ahern / Eachthighearn, 100.Flaithri, 101.Sitric, 102.Eachtighearna O Breen / Ua Braoin.

 

O Breen. territory In Co. Tyrone in Central Southern Ulster.

 

O Breen - Irish / Ua Briain. A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Wexford in the south - east of Southern Leinster.

 

Mac Breen - Irish / Mac Braoin - braon (moisture drop). A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Kilkenny / Ossory in the south - west of Southern Leinster where they where Chiefs who were later driven out of their territory there by the Anglo Normans into nearby Co. Wexford in the south - east of Southern Leinster (The name is now indistinguishable from O Breen) Dan Breen who was very active in the Irish Volunteers during the 1921 Anglo - Irish War is buried in the ancient church just across the road on a hill opposite to Donohill / Dun Eochaille (The Fort of the Yew Wood) in Co. Tipperary in the north - east of Ormond / North Eastern Munster. See also Mac Bryan.

 

Mac Breen / Mheic Braoin, Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn Colla Da Crioch Siol Daim Argait Ui Cremthainn Clann Lugainn Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Fermanagh in the south - west of the Ulster Province who were kinsmen to the Maguires / Mac Guires, Mac Alear / Mac Eleer / Mheic Gilla Uidhir, Mac Aleese / Mac Gileece / Mac Leece / Mac Illeese / Mac Leese / Mac Lice / Mac Lise etc / Mheic Giolla Iosa, Mac Anally / Mac Cowley / Mac Culloo / Mheic Con Uladh, Mac Auley / Mac Awley / Mac Gawley / Mheic Amhlaoibh. Mac Caffery / Mac Godfrey / Mheic Gafraidh, Mac Cassidy / Mheic Asidha, Mac Court / Mac Courtney / Mheic Cuairt, Mac Cormack / Mheic Cormaic, Mac Corry / Mac Gorry / Mac Godfrey / Mac Gohery / Mac Goffrey / Mheic Gothraidh, O Darragh / O Darra / O Darrough / Oaks / Ui Dubhdhara, Mac Gee / Magee / Mheic Aodh, O Heany / O Heeny / O Hegney / O Higny / Bird / Ui hEgneach, Mac Lilly / Mac Calilly / Mac Lely / Mac Lillie / Mac Alilly / Mac Alyly / Mheic Ailghile, Mac Loughlin / Mac Lachlan / Mheic Lochlainn, Mac Manus / Mheic Maghnuis, Mac Morrow / Mac Murrow / Mheic Murchada (Clann Aodh). Ancestors: 101.Lugan,100.Irgalach, 99.Eignigh, 98.Cormac, 97.Fergus, 96.Aed, 95.Cormac, 94.Cairpre Daim Argait, 93.Eochy / Echach, 92.Criffan / Crimthann Leith / Lethan, 91.Feicc, 90.Dega Duirn, 89.Rochatha / Rochadh, 88.Murray / Muireadach Colla Da Crioch / Focrith - of the Two Countries, 87.Eochy / Echu Doimhlen, *86.Cairbre Liffeachair the 117th King of Tara / Ireland.

 

O or Mac Breheny or Judge - Irish / Mac or Ua Bhreitheamhnaigh (Descended from the judge) A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Sligo in the north - west of the Connacht Province and nearby in the north of Co. Roscommon in the east of Connacht.

 

Brehon -

 

Bremingham  or Bremyngham -

 

O Brenan. Heberian Sept / Family branch who were in O Brenan in Co. Kerry in Southern Munster. Ancestors: John Brenan died in 1699 AD and was interred in St. Michan's Church Dublin, the father of; David Brenan who married Mary Anne O Sullivan, and became the father of 5 sons; James Brenan who married the daughter of Richard Barnewell of Turvey, and after he died he was also interred in St. Michans, John Brenan born 1700 AD who died in 1732 AD and was also interred in St. Michan's, Peter Brenan born 1705 AD who founded St. Catherine's Hospital and died in 1767 AD, Thomas Brenan who was born 1708 AD who became a Jesuit in 1725 AD and died in 1773 AD after the Jesuit Order was suppressed, Charles Brenan born 1707 AD who died in 1767 AD

 

Brendon. See Brandon.

 

O Brenham - Irish / Ua Braonain. Heremonian Dal Cuinn "southern" Ui Niaill Sept / Family branch.  Ancestors: *90.Niall - of the Nine Hostages the 126th King of Ireland (Ui Niaill), 91.Conalll Crimthann the first Christian King of Meath in Northern Leinster and a brother to *91.Laoghaire (O Connellan) the 128th King of Ireland, 92.Fergus Cearbhall, *93.Diarmaid / Dermod mac Carroll the 5th King of Meath and 133rd King of Ireland who was killed at the Battle of Rath Beg by Aodh mac Sweeney the Gaelic Milesian Irian King of Dal Araidhe in 558 AD. 93.Diarmaid's elder brother, 93.Main had been the 4th King of Meath, *94.Aodh Slaine the 141st King of Ireland who had an older half - brother, 94.Colman Mor the 6th King of Meath (Clann Cholmain), 95.Dermod Ruanach who had a brother, 95.Congal the ancestor of the O Kellys of Meath who were one of the 4 Septs of Tara and another brother, *95.Donough the ancestor of the O Mulveys who was the 149th King of Ireland jointly with his brother, *95.Bladhmhac who both died in 664 AD, 96.Cearnasotal, 97.Niall the father of 4 sons, *98.Fogartach the 157th King of Ireland, 98.Cumascach who is the ancestor of the O Burns, 98.Conall Greanta the ancestor of the Ui Breaslain, 99.Aodh Laighen who is the ancestor of the Muldoons of Meath, 100.Fergus, 101.Cearnach whose brother, 101.Muireadach is the ancestor of the O Spillanes, and another brother, 101.Ailill / Oilioll is the ancestor of the Ui Braonain,

 

O Brennan. A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in the east of Co. Galway in Southern Connacht,

 

O Brennan. Heberian Dal gCais Ui Bloid Sept / Family branch, who had their original territory in Thomond / Northern Munster descended from 93.Brennan / Breanainn Bran the direct male line ancestor of the Muinter Urthaile, the Muinter Maol Domhnaigh and the Muinter Chearnaigh, which were to also produce the Families of the O Glinns / O Glynns, O Hurleys, O Maglins, O Maegans, O Maloneys and O Muldowneys / O Downeys. Ancestors: 93.Brendan Bran, 92.Blood / Blod (Ui Bloid), 91.Cas the King of Thomond and direct ancestor of the Dal gCais.

 

O Brennan. A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Kerry / Iar Mhumhain in the south - west of Desmond / Des Mhumhain / Southern Munster.

 

O Brennan. A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Westmeath in the south - west of Northern Leinster. 

 

O Brennan or O Brenan or O Brenon - Irish / Ua Braonain. Heremonian Ui Laoghaire Ui Connla Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in the north of Co. Kilkenny / Ossory in the south - west of Southern Leinster were they were the Chiefs and Princes there of the Cantred of Idough and lost their territory there after the Anglo - Norman Invasion in the late 12th Century AD. Ancestors: 110.Carroll / Cearbhall the King of Ossory and also of the Danes of Dublin, 111.Braonan (Ui Braonain) the first Prince of Idough and the 17th King of Ossory who was a younger brother of 111.Kelly / Ceallach the ancestor of the anglicized Fitz Patricks of Ossory, 112.Congalach the Prince of Idough who was killed in battle at his fort near the Three Castles of Kilkenny by the King of Ossory.112.Dunleavy /Dunsliebhe the Prince of Idough who married the daughter of O Toole, and their daughter Maire married Donnell the King of Ossory and their son 114.Carroll was the Prince of Idough, His son, 115.Guidhelged wasalso  the Prince of Idough who married the daughter of O More and produced Anne who married Donogh the King of Ossory and Maire who married O Toole the Prince of Imaile, and 116.Gillacoimde the father of 117.Auliff Mor who had a brother, 117.Awley, 118.Murtough, 119.Auliffe Oge who married the daughter of O Byrne, 120.Murtough Oge who had 2 sons, 121.John Ruadh who married the daughter of Geoffrey Fitz Patrick the King of Ossory who along with his brother, 121.Dermod Reagh the Prince of Idough and Teige the Prince of Ossory were killed by the English Galls in 1395 AD who were the leaders of the Irish Rebellion against the English oppression at that particular time.

 

O Brennan or O Brannan - Irish / Ua Branain. An Erenagh Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Fermanagh and Co. Monaghan in Southern Ulster as the English also cleared them out of Cloneagh in Co. Laois in the mid - west of Southern Leinster twice in 1585 AD.

 

 

Mac Brennan - Irish / Mac Branain. A Sept / Family branch,\ who had their territory in the east of Co. Roscommon in the east of the Connacht Province were they were Chiefs of Corca Achlan Tuath / Family region.

 

 Brenne -

 

O Brennigan. Used as a variant for O Branigan, which see, who had their territory in the west of the Connacht Province.

 

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