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date: 02 March 2021

O'Coigly [O'Coigley], Jameslocked

(1761–1798)
  • Ruán O'Donnell

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O'Coigly [O'Coigley], James (1761–1798), Irish nationalist and Roman Catholic priest, was born in August 1761 at Castleraw, Kilmore, co. Armagh, the second son of James Coigley, farmer, and Louisa, née Donnelly. His maternal ancestors, the O'Donnellys of co. Tyrone, were a landed Jacobite family who suffered grievous losses at the battle of the ...

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