Mangan of Shanagolden, Co.Limerick
Locally pronounced "Mang-en" with a soft g.
Outside of Co.Limerick it is often pronounced "Man-gan" with a hard g.
- Sources yet to be consulted:
Our Mangan family were of the area of
There are a lot of Mangans in the Shanagolden area.
Our family starts with:
lists him as "Dinny",
listed as of Shanagolden at mar,
then found at
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.
said that Denis Mangan
before he married Nolan (in 1828).
She said Mangan was of
Loghill House, Co.Limerick
(later the home of
who married a Mangan in 1888).
Loghill House used to be called "Ouvane House".
However, no evidence of an older link to Mangan has been found.
Denis Mangan apparently came to Dunmoylan through marriage to Nolan (O'Brien widow) in 1828.
There is another Loghill in Rathkeale par, Co.Limerick, between Newcastle West and Rathkeale.