The Connerty Family

Connerty family crest

(Crest No. 11. Plate 3.)

THE Connerty family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Muiredach, or Mulrooney Mullethan, King of Connaught in the seventh century and of the line of Duach Galach, first Christian King of Connaught. The ancient name was Conchobhar and signifies “Helper.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present County of Cavan.