Moloney family genealogy

Arms: Azure on the dexter side a quiver erect holding three arrows, on the sinister a bow erect all ppr. Crest: An arm embowed, holding a scimitar ppr. [1]

THE O'Moloneys derive their descent from Brenan Bán, the second son of Blad, son of Cas, who is No. 91 on the "O'Brien Kings of Thomond" Stem. They were chiefs of Coiltenain (now Kiltannon), a district in the barony of Tulla, co. Clare, and had castles at Rinnua and Coolistigue. The representative of this family in 1864 was James Molony, Esq., of Kiltannon House.

1. James O'Moloney, of Kiltannon.

2. James: his son.

3. James: his son.

4. James: his son.

5. James, of Kiltannon: his son; living at Kiltannon House in 1864.


[1] Molony: Of this family was Dr. Michael Molony, who, in the (second) Charter granted by King George IV. to the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, is named as one of the "body politic and corporate" of that Institution.