Synonyms for geashill or Related words with geashill

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The name Geashill is from the village of Geashill (Irish "Géisill", "place of swans").
Below is a list of settlements in Geashill barony:
Baron Digby, of Geashill in the King's County, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland.
Geashill () is a barony in County Offaly (formerly King's County), Republic of Ireland.
The name "Geashill" is an anglicisation of the Irish name "Géisill". Older anglicisations include "Geashil, Geshill, Geshell, Geisshell" and "Gessill".
Geashill () is a village in County Offaly, Ireland. It is situated between the towns of Tullamore and Portarlington on the R420 regional road. Geashill has a Church of Ireland church, a shop, a petrol station, post office, primary (national) school, a Gaelic Athletic Association and two pubs, (Carruther's, the third pub, closed in September 2011).
He was ordained in 1889 and served initially as a curate in Geashill, Killeigh and the Tinyland, he served as chaplain to the Curragh Army camp.
He held four knight's fees in both Lea and Geashill from Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron Mortimer who had inherited them from his wife, Maud de Braose.
In 1307, Sir Edmund and Joan's father dispersed rebels in Offaly who had burnt the town of Leix and destroyed the castle of Geashill.
Founded in 1946, the club colours are maroon and white. The club grounds are situated near the villages of Killeigh and Geashill which are on the other side of the Offaly border.
Geashill barony is located in central County Offaly, south of the Grand Canal. The Tullamore River and Clodiagh River flow through it, and it contains the Hawkswood Bog Natural Heritage Area.
Thomas attended Trinity College Dublin from 1631–37 and became a Doctor of Divinity. During the Irish Rebellion of 1641, Thomas was under siege at Geashill Castle with the Digby family (headed up by the widowed Lady Offaly).
Geashill is roughly formed from the ancient Túath Géisille of the Uí Failge septs of Leinster. As Viscount Clanmalier the Ó Diummasach (O'Dempsey) held part of this barony, where the main castle of the clan was located. The Ó hAimherigin (O'Bergin) sept are noted as chiefs in this barony in medieval times.
Well-armed with weapons and ammunition from Dublin, Lettice kept the insurgents at bay until October 1642 when Lettice was finally persuaded to leave Geashill in the company of Sir Richard Grenville. She departed Ireland to retire to her late husband's family estate in Coleshill, England where she died in December 1658. She was buried alongside Sir Robert in Coleshill Parish Church.
The Digbys developed Geashill as a planned estate village. Samuel Lewis, writing in 1837, described the village as containing 87 mostly thatched houses arranged around a triangular green . Fairs were held on May 1, October 6 and December, the latter being one of the largest pig markets in Ireland. Consisting of over , the Digby estate was the largest in County Offaly.
On 25 October 1824 Beresford married Mary, a daughter of Henry L'Estrange of Moystown and the widow of R. E. Digby of Geashill. They had two sons and three daughters: Charlotte Henrietta Beresford (died 1884), Mary Emily Beresford (died 1858), George De la Poer Beresford (1831–1906) and Major Henry Marcus Beresford (1835–1895).
In early 1642, at the age of about sixty-two, her castle of Geashill was besieged by a force of insurgents from the O'Dempsey clan; she managed to hold out against them until October 1642. Her defence has been described as having been the "most spirited episode in the history of the Irish Rebellion of 1641".
In 1598, Lettice Fitzgerald, daughter and heir of Gerald, the Lord Offaly of the time, married a Robert Digby of Coleshill, Warwickshire, who was brother of the 1st Earl of Bristol and whose son was created Ist Baron Digby of Geashill in 1620.
Digby was the son of Sir Robert Digby of Coleshill, Warwickshire and Lettice FitzGerald, of Geashill, Ireland, granddaughter of Gerald FitzGerald, 11th Earl of Kildare. John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol, was his uncle, and Essex Digby, Bishop of Dromore, his brother. Digby notably served as Governor of King's County in Ireland. In 1620 he was raised to the Peerage of Ireland as Baron Digby, of Geashill. He married, firstly, Lady Sarah Boyle, daughter of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork and Catherine Fenton; this marriage produced a son, Kildare. Digby married secondly, Elizabeth Altham, daughter of Sir James Altham and his second wife, Mary Stapers. He died in 1642 and was succeeded in the barony by his son, Kildare Digby, 2nd Baron Digby (c. 1627–1671).
As the daughter and only heiress of the eldest son of the 11th Earl of Kildare, the barony of Offaly had been claimed on her behalf when she was a child; in 1599, she assumed the title Baroness Offaly. Lettice has been described as having been an accomplished negotiator, and this skill paid off when finally, on 29 July 1620, after years of dispute, King James I granted her the "suo jure" title of 1st Baroness Offaly for life. This was made under the Great Seal of England, and the King also invested her with the lands of Killeagh, and the territory and demesne of Geashill in King's County, Ireland. Geashill had been her dowry which she had brought into the Digby family upon her marriage. Her husband had died in May 1618. On the same day of her investure as Baroness Offaly, her eldest son Robert was made Baron Digby.