DESCRIPTION: From cas “curly-haired.” The Cassidys were the hereditary physicians to the Maguires, the chiefs of County Fermanagh between 13.
As their healing skills became widely known, many Cassidys were employed by other chieftans, particularly in the north of the country.
These are the popular Irish names for girls including the Gaelic origins, meanings, and spellings.
The local people requested that he bless a river that had no fish. Ailbe did and that very day the river was filled with an abundance of fish. Ailbe’s honor at the best fishing spots along the river.In legend, the golden-haired giantess Beibhinn sought sanctuary with Fionn Mac Cool (read the legend) so she would not have to marry the giant “Hugh The Splendid.” DESCRIPTION: blath means “flower, blossom.” In legend, Blaithnaid, the reluctant wife of Curai Mac Daire, loved Cuchulainn (read the legend), her husband’s rival.She revealed the secret entrance to her husband’s fortress to him by milking her cow and letting the milk run down the hill into a stream.It was the fourth most popular baby girl name in Ireland in 2003.DESCRIPTION: A medieval name derived from Latin clarus “clear, bright, famous.” St. Francis of Assisi, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the “Poor Clares,” has always been very respected in Ireland and the name is still popular today.