The Mulcorney Family

Mulcorney family crest

(Crest No. 239. Plate 53.)

THE Mulcorney family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Maine, ancestor of the Southern Hy Nials and son of Nial of the Nine Hostages, King of Ireland, A. D. 379. The ancient name was Maolcheannach and signifies “Bashful Baldheaded.” The possessions of the sept were located in the present County of Longford.