Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.
The tradition in our family is that the Flanagans were from Co.Roscommon and moved to Co.Dublin.
Frank Flanagan said there was a story that the Flanagans were stewards to The O'Conor Don at Clonalis House (or Cloonalis), Castlerea, Co.Roscommon. The original house was early 18th century. See [Irish Country Houses].
The old (early 18th century) "Cloonalis House", Co.Roscommon, on 1829 to 1842 map.
There was a story that the Flanagans were stewards to The O'Conor Don here. But there is no evidence to support this yet.
This house is now gone, replaced by the new "Clonalis House" (built 1878) a bit to the N of this site. See 1887 to 1913 map and modern satellite view and street view of entrance.
Tallaght and Clondalkin parishes in Petty's Census of Ireland, 1654-1659.
From p.377 of the 1939 publication.
See Kilnamanagh in Tallaght par, and Corkagh in Clondalkin par.
Perhaps before Flanagan even came to Co.Dublin.
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