Coolavin

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Map of Barony of Coolavin

Coolavin (Irish Cúl ó bhFionn) is a barony in south County Sligo, in the Republic of Ireland.[1] It was created from the ancient túath of An Corann. The Mac Dermot clan still claim their head to be the Prince of Coolavin to this day.[2]

Location[edit]

The Barony is located in the South of County Sligo.

History[edit]

The O'Garas were the Lords of Coolavin. They were succeeded by the MacDermotts, the only family of the Milesian clans to have a retained a title, the Prince of Coolavin.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/travel/county-sligo-87161952-237687501.html
  2. ^ "Coolavin's strong links with MacDermot's revisited on film". The Sligo Champion. 13 October 2010. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  3. ^ "The Irish Chiefs and Clans in Mayo and Sligo". LibraryIreland website. Retrieved 25 April 2018.