Wall (Du Valle) of County Carlow

Wall (Du Valle) of County Carlow

From the time of the Anglo-Normans through until the end of the seventeenth century, a large swathe of land running east of Carlow town in Ireland was held by the Wall family. Much of this property was subsequently subsumed into the estates of the Bunbury and Burton...
Alexander McClintock of Drumcar (1692-1775)

Alexander McClintock of Drumcar (1692-1775)

The “fairy godfather” of his nephews and nieces, Alexander McClintock was a barrister of note in Dublin during the early Georgian Age, and Attorney at the Court of Common Pleas. He acquired Drumcar, County Louth, which later passed to his principal...

George Bunbury of Moyle & Rathmore (1747-1820) MP for Thomastown

GEORGE BUNBURY OF MOYLE & RATHMORE (1747 – 1820) MP FOR THOMASTOWN George Bunbury was the great-grandson of the first Bunbury to settle in Ireland. His grandfather, the first William Bunbury acquired the estate at Lisnavagh at the close of the 17th century. His...