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Malone

The name originally came from the Irish name Ó Maoil Eoin. Maol is Irish for bald and also describes the tonsures sported by Irish monks. The name additionally suggests servant of St. John.

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The Malones are an offshoot of the O"Connors of Connacht and also their at an early stage background is centred around Offaly. In the early Center Ages, Clonmacnoise, that splendid ecclesiastical site near the River Shannon, not much from Athlone, had actually a number of Malone abbots and bishops. The site is well preserved and has actually an indevelopmental tourists centre.

The best-recognized Malone had her origins in 18th-century Dublin street life. Molly Malone was a real fishwife, and the famed song, "Sweet Molly Malone", via its recommendations to cockles and mussels, is a song about a genuine perchild. A statue of her can be watched at the foot of Grafton Street in Dublin. In famous Dublin parlance, she"s described as "The Tart with the Cart."

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