Sunday, June 27, 2010
Nice taste of the Auld Sod
James C. Mangan from C. Limerick
As for our genetic propinquity with James Clarence, the only long-ago oral legends of our family are that we Mangans hailed from either C. Clare or C. Cork, both adjacent to C. Limerick where J. C. Mangan was allegedly born ["allegedly" because the link to Shanagolden in County Limerick makes nary a mention of his association with the tiny burgh, pop. 428].