Hanly: A Brief History of the Noble Name
Gearoid O'Brien and John Hanly

Hanly: A Brief History of the Noble Name by Gearoid O'Brien and John Hanly

Hanly: A Brief History of the Noble Name
by
Gearoid O'Brien and John Hanly

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About the Authors

Gearoid O'Brien, a native of Athlone, is a retired librarian and the author of more than a dozen books on local history and biography. He has also an award-winning poet and, in the 1970s, ran a small publishing concern called 'Kincora Poetry'. He has had an interest in genealogical research for over 40 years.

John Hanly, who wrote the preface to the book, is a native of County Roscommon. He is a retired forester and the founder of Dundrum Woodcrafts in County Tipperary. He was one of the prime movers in the revival of the Hanly Clan in 1989 and, was instrumental in organising several successful Clan rallies. He is the Honorary Secretary of The Hanly Clan.
The Hanly clan originated in Co Roscommon, in the heart of Ireland and spread, initially, throughout Ireland. The River Shannon was used as an artery of communication to reach Limerick and Cork.

This first published history of the clan traces the story, from entries in the ancient annals to the present day. There are also helpful details on how to trace your Hanly ancestors.

A book that will also serve as a useful guide to conducting family history and an introduction to genealogy in general.


Hanly: A Brief History of the Noble Name by Gearoid O'Brien and John Hanly
Non-fiction, family history, genealogy. 158 printed pages with colour photo illustrations
First published in Ireland, in 2019, by The Manuscript Publisher as part of a numbered, limited edition of 400 copies
ISBN: 978-1-911442-21-9

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"Yesterday, I received my copy of the Hanly book – our noble name!! I am so thrilled and excited and thank you so very much indeed. Thank you, John Hanly and Gearoid O'Brien, for all your work in this remarkable and delightful book!" – Faith H. Bailey, Dresden, Maine, USA
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