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My ancestors - O'Rahilly - Contents


Patrick Rahilly, of Skagh



Skagh, Co.Cork, on 1829 to 1842 map.
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Patrick Rahilly, bapt 14 January 1839,
farmer,
of Skagh, NW Co.Cork,
mar 1 December 1864 [Dromtarriff RC par records] to Mary Connell [of Dromagh, Dromtarriff par, NW Co.Cork],
(todo) try mar of Patrick Rahilly, [GROI], Millstreet, 1864, vol 20 p 321,
listed at Skagh in children's baptisms,
she died pre-1901,
see entry at Skagh in [Census, 1901], they are all "Rahilly", he is listed as "farmer",
he must have died pre-1911,
had issue:


  1. Daniel Rahilly,
    born Co.Cork, bapt 30 September 1865 [Dromtarriff RC par records],
    at home in Skagh in 1901 census, unmarried,
    registered Peter's death 1920, his residence then given as Skagh.

  2. Honora Rahilly,
    Nora, born Co.Cork,
    bapt 7 July 1867 [Dromtarriff RC par records],
    at home in Skagh in 1901 census, unmarried,
    "Nora Rahilly, sister-in-law" (i.e. unmarried) registered Aileen's death 1915, her residence then given as Skagh.

  3. Bridget Rahilly,
    listed as "Bridghid" on census, born Co.Cork,
    bapt 13 February 1870 [Dromtarriff RC par records],
    at home in Skagh in 1901 census, unmarried.

  4. John Rahilly,
    bapt 22 December 1871 [Dromtarriff RC par records].


  5. Peter Rahilly, of Skagh,
    not sure if ever went as "O'Rahilly", family might have only changed to "O'Rahilly" after his death,
    "Peter Joseph Rahilly" on death cert,
    wife's death announcement lists him as "P. J. Rahilly",
    born 18 Nov 1874, Skagh, Co.Cork [GROI],
    bapt 18 October 1874 [Dromtarriff RC par records],
    either birth or bapt date must be wrong,
    edited or owned the Cork Sun newspaper c.1900,
    at home in Skagh in 1901 census, listed as "journalist",
    mar 1903 to Aileen O'Connell [born 1882 or 1883, descendant of Daniel O'Connell and of Edward III],
    mar not found in [GROI],
    see entry at Skagh in [Census, 1911], they are all "Rahilly", he is listed as "farmer",
    wife's death announcement says he was a well-known nationalist, and prominent organiser of the United Irish League,
    she died 7 Dec 1915, Skagh, apparently NOT 15th Dec, age 32 or 33 yrs, from hemorrhage when 6 months pregnant [GROI], she is listed as "wife of a farmer",
    see death announcement, Southern Star, December 25, 1915, confirms she is great-grand-dau of Daniel O'Connell,
    he died 18 Sept 1920, Skagh, age 45 yrs, of tuberculosis [GROI], he is listed as "farmer", widower,
    children orphaned,
    had issue:

    1. (child) Rahilly, died pre-1911.

    2. Aileen O'Rahilly,
      born 1906, Cork city,
      "Aileen Mary Rahilly" in 1911 census, NOT Eileen.

    3. Daniel O'Rahilly,
      born 1908, Co.Cork,
      "Daniel Rahilly" in 1911 census,
      had issue:
      1. Peter O'Rahilly.
      2. Eileen O'Rahilly.
      3. Anne O'Rahilly.
      4. Patricia O'Rahilly.
      5. Daniel O'Rahilly.

    4. Hanoria O'Rahilly,
      born 1909, Co.Cork,
      "Hanoria Rahilly" in 1911 census, Nan, NOT Honoria,
      mar Kenneth Thomas and had issue:
      1. Anna Thomas.
      2. Francis Thomas.
      3. Kathleen Thomas.
      4. Peter Thomas.

    5. Shawn O'Rahilly,
      born Mar 1911, Co.Cork,
      "John Maurice Rahilly" in 1911 census (after grandfather),
      farmed at Banteer, S of Kanturk, Clonmeen par, Co.Cork (see map).

    6. Patrick O'Rahilly (after grandfather),
      farmed at Banteer, Co.Cork,
      died unmarried.

    7. Christopher O'Rahilly,
      farmed at Banteer, Co.Cork,
      died unmarried.


  6. Julia Rahilly,
    bapt 2 December 1877 [Dromtarriff RC par records].

  7. Mary Rahilly,
    bapt 23 August 1879 [Dromtarriff RC par records].


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