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The Irish Surname Teague (or MacTeige)

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Teague comes from the Irish Mac Taidgh (pronounced “mac-tie-g”). This literally translates as “son of Tadhg”. This Irish name also translates into the surname “MacTeige” and “MacTigue”. Its an example of a name belonging to no one specific sept – but comes from the fact that Tadgh was a common surname in ancient Ireland –

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The O’Flahertys and Aughnanure Castle

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This is a picture of Aughnanure castle near Oughterard in County Galway – have you been there? Kathleen Annette contacted us wanting to know a little more about her family – the O’Flahertys of Connaught.

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