The surnames of County Galway! Remember, if you want to add your Irish surname to our list, just provide us with your Irish surname and which county your ancestors came from – then stay tuned!
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Ancestors are from county galway.
Ancestor from county Galway, Oran
Names were John and Margaret Dooley.
William Gilligan possibly from Ó GIOLLAGÁIN anthenry county Galway in jail in 1850 for begging on ship Montezuma in New York 1851 from Liverpool.
Thanks William for sharing your family history.
My 2x Great Grandfather Michael Hynes was from Loughrea, Galway!! : )
Loughrea is a great place!
Timothy Newell my ggf b 1866 in Galway father John married to Bridget Collins. Timothy emigrated to USA married Katherine Stanton from Ireland her parents Thomas Stanton and ? Anne Burke.
My mother was from Derrylea just near Clifden. She was a Lyden
Thanks for sharing with us here Maureen.
Hope you get to visit Clifden soon too.
ancestors from county Galway I think.Thomas Fahey first to come to nl canada.
My surname is FAHERTY. I’ve yet to find a link to this but was told by an Irish fellow in line at the grocery that its a County Galway name. Most likely southern Galway. What do ya think??
Coleman Cloherty/Clougherty/O’Clochartaigh, from Connemara left for Boston, MA 1852. In search of his parents place of burial, Stephen and Elizabeth. Last known address 1821 census InishMor, Aron Islands
A great starting point Jean to begin your research with our Ireland based genealogist in The Green Room.
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