Before Irish names were translated into English, Mulloney had a Gaelic form of O Maoldhomhnaigh, which means descendant of a servant of the Church.
, where O'Moloney, "were chiefs of Cuiltenan, now the parish of Kiltonanlea, in the barony of Tulla."
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mulloney research.Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1925, 1865, 1949, 1900, 1976, 1937, 1601, 1690, 1726 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Mulloney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Within archives, many different spelling variations
exist for the surname Mulloney. Ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in the name of the single person being recorded under several different spellings. Different spellings that were found include Molony, Maloney, O'Maloney, O'Molony, MacLoughney and many more.
Prominent amongst the family at this time was Father Donough O'Molony who was tortured to death in 1601. John Mullowney (c.
1690-1726) was born in Derrew, near Ballyheane, County Mayo
who began his career as a horse thief and was sentenced to death in Castlebar in his youth. The Grand Jury... Another 64 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mulloney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.