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...