: The Brennans of Connacht were originally MacBranain. They were chiefs of the region called Corca Achlainn. This was
: approximately equal to the modern parish of Strokestown. They lost their lands and were driven out during Cromwell's time. If
: anyone wants more information, I have been working on a history of the Brennan's of Connacht for several years now. I have
: lots of stuff about their history before the famine. Contact me if you want to know more.
: Best Regards,
: Pat Brennan
Dear Mr Brennan,
I am researching my Irish ancestors. Have you come across any information on John Brennan who married Mary McCabe. They emigrated to the US but I don't know when. They had 5 children. The oldest, Anna, was born in 1859.