Welcome to Kelly Clans..

The Association Muintir Uí Cheallaigh was inaugurated in Roscommonon 26 May 1995 in order to share knowledge, kinship and friendship among the Ó Ceallaighs, Ó Kellys and Kellys and to hold regular clan gatherings throughout the country.

All of us in the Clan are blessed with a noble and ancient name.
Our Clan is highly influential and respected throughout the world.

In 1351 William Boy held a great feast in his castle at Galley on the shores of Lough Ree, CountyRoscommon and as a result of it was responsible for the proverbial Failte Uí Cheallaigh.

Tadh Mor Ó Cheallaigh who fought with Brian Boru at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014 and from whose last words as he lay mortally wounded came our thrilling moto – “Turris Fortis Mihi Deus” (God is my strong tower).

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Our 2019 Gathering

Our 2019 Gathering

Muintir Uí Cheallaigh Kelly Clan Gathering: 17-19 May 2019 The Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co.Roscommon will host Kellys, Kelleys, O’Kellys and Ó Ceallaighs at their 13th biennial gathering The weekend’s programme will include: Key speaker from Australia, Aidan Kelly, the Clan’s recorder on genetic genealogy, will be presenting the latest analysis of the Kelly ‘Y-DNA […]

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Summer 2018 Newsletter number 70 is LIVE

Summer 2018 Newsletter number 70 is LIVE

  Our latest newsletter is now available to view online. Featured in this newsletter is information on our upcoming Gathering, and a tribute to Bishop Fiachra O’Ceallaigh OFM and much more. See the newsletter here If you are a member of Kellyclans.ie a discussion on the Gathering has been started on our Forum here. This can only […]

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