Mangan of Shanagolden, Co.Limerick
Locally pronounced "Mang-en" with a soft g.
Outside of Co.Limerick it is often pronounced "M-angan" with a hard g.
- Sources yet to be consulted:
Dunmoylan (the two areas above and below the red cross) on
1829 to 1842 map
Shanagolden town visible to the NW.
Our Mangan family were originally from
Dunmoylan, some distance SE of
There are a lot of Mangans in the Shanagolden area.
Our family starts with:
of Dunmoylan, some distance SE of Shanagolden, Co.Limerick,
later of Gourbane, just SW of Shanagolden,
supposed to be some cousin of the poet James Clarence Mangan.