Finnerty O'Finnerty Clans of Eire

Finnerty, O'Finnerty Clans of Ireland


         The Book of Hy Maine

 Finnachta son of Aillel was a King of the Clan Colla Hy Maine Tribe and a Prince of Connacht. His castle was located in South  Rosscommon.  Finnachta married the daughter of the King of Connacht and his son Cellach's name [a quo Kelly] was adopted as a family name by Cellach's grndson.