The Conigan Family

Conigan family crest

(Crest +Ĝo. 117. Plate 58.)

THE Conigan family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Colla Meann, son of Eocha Dubhlein, brother of Fiacha Straivetine, first King of Connaught of the race of Heremon. The ancient name was Conagan and signifies “Equal.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present County of Mayo.