THE STORY OF THE ANCIENT GAELIC CLANN MacAULIFFE


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CONTENTS

Ancient Ireland

Clan Origins

Clan Lands

MacAuliffe Castles

Warrior Clan

Oppression

Loss of Lands

MacAuliffe in Exile

In Foreign Service

MacAuliffe Regiment

Coat of Arms

Historic Records

An Gorta Mor

McAuliffe Diaspora

Timeline

Famous MacAuliffes

Memorial


The Clan Today

Clan Rally

MacAmhlaoibh
MacAuliffe
McAuliffe

McAuliff
McAwly
McAuly

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"Far beyond the bountiful Allo,
and westward of Glen Celsian
of the stately trees,
in a fair land of great prosperity,
it is the the domain of the noble
         MacAuliffe"

    O'Heeran, Irish poet,  c.1400

Who are the MacAuliffes and where was their 'land of great prosperity?   In the tradition of my ancestors I invite you to make yourself comfortable and listen to some Irish music while I tell you their story.

Stop the console and click on a harp wherever you see one to hear a different Irish tune.
(Not recommended in Netscape as its plugins take you away from the page)

Click the button to read the ancient legends, in story,  and in the verses by Edward Walsh, the Poet of Duhallow

The opening tune is
'Carrigfergus'

This and most other midi tunes on this site were sequenced by Barry Taylor

Author's Note.......rationale for this site

Ancient Beginnings

Origins of the Clan

MacAuliffe Lands

MacAuliffe Castles

A Warrior Clan

Oppression

Loss of Lands

MacAuliffe in Exile

In Foreign Service

MacAuliffe Regiment

The Coat of Arms

Historic Records

An Gorta Mor

MacAuliffe Diaspora

Timeline

Famous MacAuliffes

Memorial

The Clan Today

The Ancient Legends

Origins of civilisation and culture

Descent from Desmond kings

Clan lands of Clanawley

Ancient fortresses now gone

Battles involving the MacAuliffes

Resisting English Oppression

Confiscation and skulduggery

Exodus from Erin

MacAuliffes in European Armies

In service of Spain

Origin and description

Various historic references

The Great Hunger

The MacAuliffes are scattered

Important events in clan history

The McAuliffe Hall of Fame

In memory of the Clan's Martyrs

A Renaissance for the Clann

Legends in story and poem

Links to
Irish history and culture, genealogy, Irish interest sites.

Leave a message or read other's messages seeking clann information, searching for relatives, etc.

Turn off the console and click on the golden harp wherever you see it to play a different Irish tune

Links to Other McAuliffe Sites

Links Index

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WHAT'S NEW ON THIS SITE?
Update of recent changes

28.12.01     Added new page 'Memorial Page'
20.12.01     Added new page Loss of Lands'
(This is a significant addition to information about the McAuliffes)
7.12.01     Improved links to 'Clan Legends'.
6.12.01.   Updated Sitemap
2.12.01 added new Clan Rally Page

Keep looking in - there's more to come !

December 2001. Until now I haven't worked much on the site for a long time - my continuing apologies to those who have been waiting for new material. Full-time job and university work keeps me very busy, but I will eventually get there, so do keep watching. I've enjoyed the many e-mails so please keep them coming. The site needs better promoting but I haven't yet learned how to do that, so if anyone can help I'd be really pleased to hear from you!

  times since
1 August 1999


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Bob McAuliffe, Greymouth, New Zealand.
Last updated 28 December 2001
Copyright Bob McAuliffe 1999