The Dullanty Family

Dullanty family crest

(Crest No. 9. Plate 2.)

THE Dullanty family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heber. The founder of the family was Kiann, son of Olliol Ollum, King of Munster, A. D. 177, and Sabia, his consort, daughter of Con of the Hundred Battles, King of Ireland, A. D. 148. The ancient name was Dulchaointeach and signifies “Mournful.” The possessions of the sept were located in the present Counties of Limerick and Mayo.