Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Tighe (Woodstock)


Estate(s)

Name Description
Tighe (Woodstock) In the 1870s the Right Honourable William F. Tighe of Woodstock, county Kilkenny, owned over 1,800 acres in county Tipperary, with even larger estates in counties Kilkenny, Carlow and Westmeath. His mother was Marianne daughter and co heir of Daniel Gahan of Coolquil, county Tipperary and his wife Hannah Bunbury of Kilfeakle. Hannah Bunbury was a co heiress to her uncle Matthew Bunbury of Kilfeakle. Hussey also records his nephew Frederick E. Tighe as the owner of 590 acres in county Tipperary.
Gahan In 1666 Daniel Gahan and his wife Susanna, widow of Thomas Ashe, were granted of about 1,000 Irish acres in the barony of Slievardagh, county Tipperary, including Coolequill. O'Hart records three sons of this marriage, Sir Daniel, George and John. Sir Daniel had no children and was succeeded by George. George's grandson, Daniel of Coolquill Castle, parish of Crohane, barony of Slievardagh, married Hannah Bunbury of Kilfeakle, co heiress of her uncle, Matthew Bunbury. In 1793 their daughter Marianne married William Tighe of Woodstock, county Kilkenny. Daniel Gahan was a Member of the Irish House of Commons in 1797. He had no sons and O'Hart writes that his property was inherited by his daughters Marianne Tighe and Penelope Gledstones [Gledstanes].