Places and peoples

Brug Ríg (Bruree)

  • royal sites
  • (places)
  • Bruree, par. Bruree, bar. Connello Upper, County Limerick

Royal site, later a village, on the west bank of the river Maigue. It appears to have been known alternatively as Dún Eochair Maige.


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Reference works
Logainm: Bunachar Logainmneacha na hÉireann / Placenames database of Ireland, Online: Fiontar (DCU), The Placenames Branch (Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht), 2008–present. URL: <>.
[id. 30836. ‘Brú Rí/Bruree’] direct link
Hogan, Edmund, Onomasticon Goedelicum locorum et tribuum Hiberniae et Scotiae: an index, with identifications, to the Gaelic names of places and tribes, Dublin, 1910. – transcribed text from the Locus Project (UCC): <link> – Scanned: <link>  : <link>
[‘Brug Ríg’]
MacCotter, Paul, “Túath, manor and parish: kingdom of Fir Maige, cantred of Fermoy”, Peritia 22–23 (2011-2012, 2013): 224–274.
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