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Mononia

(3 syl.). Munster.

Remember the glories of Brien the brav
Though the days of the hero are o'er,
Though lost to Mononia, and cold in the grave,
He returns to Kinkora [his palace] no more.

T. Moore: Irish Melodies, No. 1.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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