Tanistry continued in force there until the beginning of the last century.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
The customs of "gavelkinde" and "tanistry" were attended with the same absurdity in the distribution of property.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part D. From Elizabeth to James I." by David Hume
Freehold and leasehold, primogeniture and entail, took the place of tribal ownership and tanistry.
"Irish History and the Irish Question" by Goldwin Smith
Two legal decisions swept away the customs of tanistry and of Irish gavelkind, and the English land system was violently substituted.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7" by Various