The Denehy Family

Denehy family crest

(Crest No. 49. Plate 47.)

THE Denehy family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heber. The founder of the family was Cormac, King of Munster, A. D. 483. The ancient name was Deonaightheach and signifies “Willing.” The possessions of the family were located in the present County of Cork.