Named for the power of its mills in the Blackwater river valley, Mullinavat's cosy situation is increased in tranquillity by the dominant Walsh Mountain. Where the sparkling tributary, the River Assy, meets the Blackwater an angle is formed and in that space there was an ancient court, later the castle of Inchacarrin. It was the home of Sean MacBhaiteir Breathnach (1580-1660) one of the most important and powerful gaelic poets of that age, the more intriguing in that he was of Welsh descent. Breathnach is Irish for Welsh, a distinction spelt variously as Welsh, Walsh, Walshe or Wallace.

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