Offaly Genealogy Tours

Monastery of Clonmacnoise

County Offaly is part of the Midlands Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the ancient Kingdom of Uí Failghe and was formerly known as King’s County. The population of the county is 78,003 according to the 2016 census.

Tullamore is the county town and largest town in Offaly and is the 30th largest in Ireland. Offaly borders seven counties: Galway, Roscommon, Tipperary, Laois, Westmeath, Kildare and Meath. The Slieve Bloom Mountains are in the southern part of the county on the border with County Laois. Croghan Hill rises from the Bog of Allen and is located in northern Offaly. The floodplain of the River Shannon is in the north-western part of the county.

Family Dynasties 1500-1600 AD

•          Irish –O,Carroll O’Madden,Mooney,McCoughlan
•          Norman- None
•          Scottish -None
•          Viking – None

County Offaly- Things to do and may be possible to include within your Ancestral Townland Experience Tour

·      Birr Castle and Gardens
·      Clonmacnoise Monastery
·      Tullamore Dew (Tullamore)
·      Lough Boora Parklands
·      Slieve Bloom Mountains
·      Barack Obama Ancestral home
·      Irelands Ancient East