Henry Ivers & the Move to Ireland

HENRY IVERS & THE MOVE TO IRELAND SPECULATIVE ORIGINS A parchment found in the sideboard at Mount Ievers in July 2012 maintains that Henry Ivers arrived in Ireland in 1640 from Yorkshire, where the family had been settled since arriving with William the Conqueror...
Connolly of Dundalk, County Louth

Connolly of Dundalk, County Louth

ORIGIN OF THE CONNOLLY NAME   The Connollys, or O’Conghailes, were an ancient Connacht sept who took their name from the Gaelic word ‘con’, meaning ‘hound’, and ‘gal, meaning ‘valour’; hence ‘descendant(s) of the Hound of Valour’. The chief branch resided...