Gallagher


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Parishes where Gallagher and a second surname are found together

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Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:13Armagh:31Belfast city:21Carlow:6
Cavan:22Clare:44Cork:56Cork city:2
Derry:109Donegal:1732Down:25Dublin:41
Dublin city:17Fermanagh:215Galway:41Kerry:9
Kildare:21Kilkenny:3Laois:8Leitrim:262
Limerick:31Limerick city:4Longford:29Louth:17
Mayo:627Meath:47Monaghan:13Offaly:28
Roscommon:84Sligo:254Tipperary:4Tyrone:228
Waterford:11Westmeath:48Wexford:11Wicklow:12

Surname Dictionary

Gallagher Very numerous: all provinces but primarily Donegal and adjoining counties. MacLysaght mentions 23 different spellings of the anglicised name! The Irish is Ó Gallchobhair, meaning "lover of foreigners". They were a leading sept of Cineál Conaill and ally of the O'Donnells. The sermons of Bishop James O'Gallagher (1681-1751) are one of the treasures of Irish spirituality. The name has been abbreviated to Gallahue. IF & SGG.
Goligher Quite numerous: Ulster generally. Ir. Ó Gallchóir. See Gallagher.
Ó Gallchobhair fairly rare: Donegal etc. Ir.Lang. See Gallagher.
Ó Gallchobhair Gallagher & rl. An-líonmhar ar fud na tíre ach sí Tír Chonaill a ndúiche shinseartha. Clann mhór de chuid Chineál Conaill, nasctha leis na Domhnallaigh agus páirteach in imeachtaí an 16 céid in gCúige Uladh. Litriú nua: Ó Gallchóir.
O'Gallagher Very rare: Ulster. Ir. Ó Gallchobhair, Ó Gallchóir. See Gallagher.

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