Keating, Geoffrey an Irish divine and historian, flourished in the early part of the 17th century (died about 1625, or somewhat later). He is noted as the author of a general history of Ireland, in which the ecclesiastical history of that country is treated in detail. It was translated into English by Dermot O'Connor (London, 1728, fol.; Westm. 1726. fol.; 1738, fol.; Dubl. 1809, 2 vols. 8vo; 1811, 8vo).-Allibone, Dictionary of, Authors, s.v.