Rise & Fall: The Maguire Kings of Fermanagh

Rise & Fall: The Maguire Kings of Fermanagh

In a quiet field above the County Fermanagh town of Lisnaskea stands an ancient mound, almost certainly a Neolithic burial tomb, known locally as the Moat Ring, or Sciath Gabhra in Irish. This is the spot where fifteen men were crowned as Kings of Fermanagh between...
William McClintock of Lifford (1724-disinherited)

William McClintock of Lifford (1724-disinherited)

Disinherited for marrying his first cousin Francelina Nesbit, William had further heartache with the premature death in India of his son Alexander, a friend of the diarist William Hickey. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...
John McClintock of Trintaugh (1698-1765)

John McClintock of Trintaugh (1698-1765)

John McClintock of Trintaugh, County Donegal, was the third surviving son of John and Janet McClintock of Trintaugh. A favourite of his older brother Alexander, which irked his other brother William of Cappagh, he was father to 13 children including Bumper Jack...
McClintock of Castrues & Prospect Hill, County Donegal

McClintock of Castrues & Prospect Hill, County Donegal

A quick look at a Donegal branch of the family, including Lieutenant Henry McClintock, a protege of Admiral Lord Exmouth, who died before he could achieve his ambitions. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...