O'Sullivan of Meentoges, Co.Kerry
- Sources yet to be consulted:
1829 to 1842 map
O'Sullivan is one of the most common names in Munster.
think NOT Dónall óg,
of Meentoges, Kilcummin par,
E of Killarney, Co.Kerry,
- Mary O'Sullivan, poss. Nora,
mar Fionn O'Rahilly
[born est c.1710] and had issue.
Relationship to the above not clear:
born est c.1740,
of Meentoges, Co.Kerry.
- Fr. Mark O'Sullivan,
Rev. Marcus O'Sullivan,
Catholic University of Louvain
(todo!) search Louvain records,
will show his parents,
P.P. of the RC par of Firies
from 1797 to 1814
(also Fieries) is
in the civil par of Kilnanare
(N of Killorglin and Killarney, S of Tralee),
described him as
"PP of Currow", but this may be the same thing as PP of Firies,
Currow is a small distance E of Fieries,
in Farranfore townland, civil par of Molahiffe, Co.Kerry
this is part of RC par of Firies,
"was removed from Currow to Ballylongford",
PP of Ballylongford, prob. 1814 on,
though he is not listed in
lists "Fr. Michael O'Sullivan" as P.P. of
Tarbert and Ballylongford 1782-1810,
lists the same "Michael O'Sullivan" as P.P. of Listowel
from 1810 to his death in 1829.
- No known connection to:
- Eoghan Ruadh Ó Súilleabháin, the Gaelic poet,
born 1748 in Meentoges,
he was penniless, his father a peasant,
unlikely to be same family - these O'Sullivans were of some substance,
"there is neither evidence nor tradition linking him to this family"
died 28th June 1784, age 36 yrs.
The O'Rahilly bapt his son Aodogán
after him 1904.
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