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O’Callaghan of Clonmeen, County Cork

The O’Callaghan family were traditionally headquartered in castles at Clonmeen and Dromaneen, as well as many smaller strongholds. After the 1641 Rising, they lost much of their power and lands. In the 18th century, Cornelius O’Callaghan usefully converted to the Church of Ireland and managed to reclaim some of the former O’Callaghan territory. Both the Banteer and Bannagh branches would appear to descend from Cornelius.