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Recorded in many and varied spellings including: O'Halligan, Halligan, O'Hollegan, Holligan, Holgan, and Olligan, this very interesting name is medieval and Irish. It derives from the original pre 10th century Gaelic O' hAileagain', meaning 'a descendant of Aileagan', the later being a personal name derived from 'aille', meaning beauty! The clan O'Halligan is an Oriel sept from counties Louth and Armagh, and it is claimed have been recorded there as early as the year 1042. In the ancient rolls and charters the surname is first recorded O' hAllagain, and later in the 17th century in Connacht as O' Hallagan and O' Hollegan as it is today...
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    Tracy Applegarth

    Hi, I am looking for any information regarding my Great Grandfathers side of the family his name was James Halligan 1883 - 1953 he died in Glasgow. His father's name was John Halligan born 1941 and he was a shoemaker his mother was called Ann Jane Burn. Any help would be gratefully appreciated. Thank you
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    emily halligan

    hello everyone im trying to find out who my great grandad who was hung for tresion in world war 2 for crossing the border his name was james halligan
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    Michael James Halligan

    Looking to trace Halligan relatives, Ireland/worldwide. My GGFx4 was born in Dublin in 1814 and christened in At Mary's PRO Cathedral. His mother Rose Tiernan and father John Halligan were married there in 1812, Nicholas left Dublin around 1834 and settled in Rochdale, marrying Sarah Oldham, and this is where I lost contact with all of my Halligan family. Can you help.
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    emily halligan

    hiya my name is emily im a halligan my grandads grandad was born in dublin that year i think u might be on of my reltives x
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    james mcgivern

    I would appreciate any info on my mothers Aunt Below Who We Think ended up in Pennsylvania Yours Jimmy McGivern Name Ellen Surname Halligan Last Place of Residence Coolmaken Town Claremorris County Mayo Event Date 10 Apr 1893 Age 20y Nationality Ireland Departure Port Queenstown Arrival Port New York Gender Female Ship Name Germanic
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    John Judson

    Hello to all, Would appreciate any info on Cornelius Hallaghan and Catherine Buckley who I believe are great x3. Grandparents. Their son Francis Halligan was born circa 1830, married Winifred Connelly & left Mayo for Scranton, Pennsylvania. Thanks.
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    Halligan Family History

    Recorded in many and varied spellings including: O'Halligan, Halligan, O'Hollegan, Holligan, Holgan, and Olligan, this very interesting name is medieval and Irish. It derives from the original pre 10th century Gaelic O' hAileagain', meaning 'a descendant of Aileagan', the later being a personal name derived from 'aille', meaning beauty! The clan O'Halligan is an Oriel sept from counties Louth and Armagh, and it is claimed have been recorded there as early as the year 1042. In the ancient rolls and charters the surname is first recorded O' hAllagain, and later in the 17th century in Connacht as O' Hallagan and O' Hollegan as it is today...

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