Fihilly family genealogy

Arms: Ar, an oak tree eradicated ppr.

MUREDACH MAOLLEATHAN, the 16th Christian King of Connaught, who is No. 97 on the "O'Connor" (Connaught) pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Ficheallaigh; anglicised Fihilly, Feely, Field, Fielden, Fielding, Tooth, O'Feeley, and Pickley.

97. Muredach Mulleathan.

98. Conbhach ("conbhach:" Irish, hydrophobia): his son; a quo Clan Conbhaigh, anglicised Conway.

99. Ficheallach ("fiacail:" Irish, a tooth; Heb. "acal," he eats): his son; a quo O' Ficheallaigh, meaning "the descendants of the man who had large teeth." This Ficheallach had a brother named Cahernach, who was the ancestor of Canavan, of Connaught; and another brother named Dungar, who was the ancestor of Finaghty.