Galligan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Galligan numerous: Cavan, Midlands. Ir. ó Gealagáin (geal, bright, white). A sept of Uí Fiachrach, Sligo, who moved to Cavan where the name also became White. There is some confusion with Gilligan, q.v. MIF.
Ó Gealagáin Galligan: líonmhar: Cabhán agus Lár na Tíre. Clann de chuid Uí Fiachrach as Sligeach; táid measctha le Ó Giollagáin anois. Deineadh White (geal) díobh, leis.

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