On Mon, 1 Nov 1999, Maria Carmen Leal wrote:
> b) Dun Guaire, I think, is a "secondary place name", that is, a name
> AFTER Guaire was there, which was the previous one, if it existed?.
> Thanks everybody!.
The present castle, Dún Guaire, was built in the 16th century, but on
the site of a 7th century fort. Some of the earthworks may date back
to that period. As Guaire lived just past the middle of the 7th century,
isn't it possible that the original fortress did indeed belong to him?