2Westropp, Thomas J. "Magh Adhair, Co. Clare. The Place of Inauguration of the Dalcassian Kings." Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 1889-1901 4.1896 - 1898 (1896): 55-60.
The derivation of "Magh Adhair" from "Adhar's plain," is mentioned in connection with the hero Adar in the legend of Cam Conaill in the 12th-century MS Rawlinson B 502. (FitzPatrick, Elizabeth. Royal Inauguration in Gaelic Ireland C. 1100-1600: A Cultural Landscape Study. Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: Boydell, 2004. 52-59.)