Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Molony (Cragg)

The Molonys of Cragg, parish of Tulla, county Clare, share a common ancestry with the Molonys of nearby Kiltanon. At the time of Griffith's Valuation their estate. was in the parish of Tulla. In the 1870s Patrick John Molony of Cragg owned 618 acres in county Clare. He died in 1901 and left an only daughter Alice. Two of his younger brothers emigrated to Australia. An uncle of these brothers was possibly James Molony of Ennis who owned with Kate Greene 1,209 acres in county Clare in the 1870s.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Cragg Cragg Tulla Tulla Kiltannon 152 Tulla Upper Clare OSI Ref: R487 808
OS Sheet: 35
Discovery map: 58
Rockstown House Rockstown Fedamore Limerick Ballybricken 48 Clanwilliam Limerick OSI Ref: R623 462
OS Sheet: 23
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Pedigree of Molony of Ballynahincy & Kiltannon, Clonmore, Craganacreene or Cragg, Ennis & Dublin city, c 1680-1919. GO MS 180: 496-503; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy confirmation of arms to Patrick John Molony of Cragg, grandson of Patrick Molony descended from John Molony, eldest son of James Molony of Ballynahincy & Kiltannon, 23 July 1898. GO MS 111: 25-26 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Twigge Collections, Add. MSS 39259-39270, historical, topographical and genealogical collections relating to Clan Chuiléin "Macnamara's Country" in east Clare. Microfilm copies in Local Studies Centre, Clare County Library, Ennis.; British Library

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