- This family of Ryans held land from the Ryans of Inch, Thurles, county Tipperary. The Ryan of Inch Papers in the Boole Library contain leases dated 1746, 1781 and 1814 from members of the Ryan family of Inch to three generations of Ryans of Gortkelly, John, Andrew and John. In the mid 19th century Andrew Ryan held 3 townlands from Peter Graham in the parish of Upperchurch, barony of Kilnamanagh Upper, county Tipperary. In the 1870s Andrew Ryan of Gortkelly Castle, Borrisoleigh, owned 906 acres in county Tipperary. In December 1877 the estate of Andrew Ryan of Gortkelly was advertised for sale, comprised of over 900 acres in the barony of Kilnamanagh Upper.