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Os and Macs – where did they go?


Which do you prefer to say: Bergin OR Ó hAimheirgin? That’s the original Irish name for Bergin – but has since become contracted to Ó Beirgin. Thats the sort of thing that happens to names as they travel down through the years. The other thing is that Bergin lost its “O” – these were often […]

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