Walsh, Walshe - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
Date1923
SourceSome Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
Section

Walsh, Walshe—This name is pretty common in most parts of Ireland. In a corrupted form it is written Branagh in the district of Oughterard; Brannick in Tuam; Brawnick in Cong; Brannagh in North Sligo; and Brennagh in the district of Stranorlar, Co. Donegal.

The correct form is usually written Breathnach; Brannóg is used in Tuam and Cong; and Breithneach in Donegal and most other parts of Ulster.

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