O'KELLY (No.5)

Of Meath

From Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation by John O'Hart

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Arms: Same as those of "Fogarty."

CONGALL, brother of Dermod Ruanach who is No. 92 on the "Fogarty" pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Ceallaigh (chiefs of Tuath Leigh, parts of the present baronies of "West Narragh" and "Kilkea," in the county Kildare); anglicised O'Kelly.[1]

92. Congall: son of Aodh (or Aidus) slane, the 141st Monarch.

93. Conang Curra: his son.

94. Congall (2): his son.

95. Amhailgadh [awly]: his son.

96. Conang (2): his son.

97. Congall (3): his son.

98. Ceallach ("ceallach:" Irish, war, strife): his son; a quo O'Ceallaigh, of Meath.

99. Flannagan: his son.

100. Maolmaoth: his son.

101. Congall (4): his son; was the 172nd Monarch.

102. Donal: his son.

103. Donoch: his son.

104. Ceallach O'Kelly: his son.

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NOTES

[1] O'Kelly: These O'Kellys, who were one of the "Four Tribes of Tara," possessed the district about Naas, and had their chief residence and castle at Rathascul (or the Moat of Ascul) near Athy. The territory comprising these districts was known as "O'Kellys' Country."


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