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TUOHY Family History

Recorded in many spellings including O' Towie, O' Tuohy, O' Towey, Tuohy, Twohig, Twohy, Twoohy, Toohy, Tuhy, Tooey, Toohey, Towey, Towhey, Touey, and possibly others, this is a modern form of the ancient pre 10th century Gaelic O' Tuathaigh meaning the descendant of the chief". This chief who ever he was, ruled over a "tuath," meaning a tribal territory. The clan are from the gathering known as Ui Maine, and were formerly of South Galway, but are now mainly associated with County Clare. The clan were known for their musicians and particularly their pipers. Patrick Twohey was a famous piper in late Victorian times, and he was the son, grandson, and they say great grandson, of equally proficient pipers...

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