Before Irish names were translated into English, Mullowny 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 Mullowny 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 Mullowny History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Lacking standardized spellings, scribes and church officials recorded people's name according to how they sounded. This practice often led to the misleading result of one person's name being recorded under several different spellings. Numerous spelling variations
of the surname Mullowny are preserved in the archival documents of the period. The various spellings of the name 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 Mullowny Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.