Kelley/Kelly is the second most common surname in Ireland. The main clans were located in Galway and Meath.
The name is derived from O'Ceallaigh although the names Quealy and Kealy also derive from it.
I want to personally thank Conor O'Kelly for letting me use his Coat of Arms for the Kelley Link Page. To visit his site click on the arms
----- Original Message -----
From: "Conor O'Kelly" [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, January 09, 2000 1:08 PM
Subject: [KELLEY-L] A Thousand Years of Kelly History
I R E L A N D 1 0 0 0 A D
THE DAWN OF A NEW MILLENNIUM
O'Kelly, Chieftain of the Ancient Irish Territory of Ui Maine
wakes to a new millennium.
All is not well. Viking raids in the territory are increasing and the years ahead hold
raids by the Normans, the English and the neighboring clans of the O'Connors and
OKelly Net now brings you the most comprehensive history
of the Kelly/Kelley
families over the last one thousand years
in ancient Ireland.
Come visit, enjoy, tell us what you think, and share the history
of Irelands most famous family.
OKelly Net 1000-2000 AD - Celebrating a Thousand Years of Kelly History
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