Shaughnessy



Parishes where Shaughnessy 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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Carlow:6Clare:59Cork:32Cork city:3
Dublin:3Dublin city:1Fermanagh:1Galway:173
Kerry:13Kildare:20Kilkenny:9Laois:4
Limerick:182Limerick city:12Longford:8Mayo:34
Meath:6Offaly:11Roscommon:12Tipperary:16
Waterford:7Westmeath:7Wexford:1Wicklow:4

Surname Dictionary

Ó Seachnasaigh O'Shaughnessy: líonmhar tríd an dtír seachas Cúige Uladh. Craobh d'Uí Fiachrach Aidhne a bhí suite i gCill Tartain lámh le Gort Inse Guaire. Chailleadar a gcuid tailte faoi dhó sa 17 céad. Dob'é Liam Ó Seachnasaigh (1674-1744) a dtaoiseach deireannach - thosaigh ag troid ag Cath na Bóinne agus bhain céim mharascail amach in Arm na Fraince. Bhí craobh eile i Luimneach agus mairid fós. Bhí an leagan Ó Sheachnais i bhfeidhm i Luimneach, leis. Fréamh: b'fhéidir, seachna = seachaint. IF.
O'Shaughnessy numerous: all areas except Ulster. Ir. Ó Seachnasaigh. A sept of Uí Fiachrach Aidhne in S Galway. There was another related group in Limerick. IF & SGG.
Shaughnessy fairly numerous: Galway-Mayo-Roscommon, Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Seachnasaigh. An important sept of S Galway. See O'Shaughnessy.

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