10Ó Canann, Tomás G. "Carraig an Dúnáin: Probable Ua Canannáin Inauguration Site." The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 133 (2003): 55-57.
The author quotes O'Donovan, whose informant "'shewed us the very spot where Sir Cahir O'Doherty was killed, and the rock at which his members [body parts] were boiled in a cauldron!'"
Another account holds that Sir Cahir's death was due not to battle but to the treachery of his own companions. (Archdall, Mervyn. Monasticon Hibernicum, Or, An History of the Abbeys, Priories, and Other Religious Houses in Ireland.... Dublin: Printed for Luke White, 1786. 201.)