Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Fitzgerald (Muckridge)

Basil O'Connell writes that Richard Fitzgerald of Muckridge, barony of Imokilly, county Cork bought Rathkeevin, parish of Rathronan, barony of Iffa and Offa East, county Tipperary. Richard Fitzgerald married in 1804 Catherine Helen Nagle of Garnavilla, near Caher, county Tipperary. They had a large family of whom the eldest Richard Albert Fitzgerald was Member of Parliament for Tipperary 1845-1847. He left an only son whose descendants settled in France.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Muckridge House Muckridge Demesne Youghal Youghal Youghal Rural 339 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: X086 796
OS Sheet: 67
Discovery map: 81

Archival sources

  • Photocopies of wills of Richard Nagle of Garnavilla, 1812; Richard Fitzgerald of Muckridge, 1839; Albert Fitzgerald, c 1840 & Land Commissions dealings with estate of Richard Edwin Fitzgerald at Rathkeevin in barony of Iffa & Offa East, Co Tipperary, 1890s. 999/668; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources

  • ''The Irish Genealogist'': O'CONNELL, Basil. The Nagles of Garnavilla. (Appendix F - Fitzgeralds of Muckridge). III, No 1 (1956), 17-24