Check all the Clans that have DNA Projects. If your Clan is not in the list there's a way for it to be listed.
Glenora Single Malt Whisky

Electric Scotland's Classified Directory An amazing collection of unique holiday cottages, castles and apartments, all over Scotland in truly amazing locations.
Scottish Review

Click here to get a Printer Friendly Page

Costello


CostelloAre of Cambro (Welsh)-Norman descent from the family of Gilbert deAngulo (later: Gilbert N'angle), who participated in the Norman invasion of Ireland (1167-1172AD) with Richard deClare (Strongbow),  Gilbert had two sons: Jocelyn and Costilo, and the son of the latter, known as MacOisdealbh (Gaelic for Son of Costilo) participated in the Norman invasion of Connaught in 1235, along with the deBurgos (Burkes) and the deLacys.  He established the Barony of MacOisdealbh (later: MacCostello) in eastern Mayo & western Rosscommon, which lasted some 400 years. The Costellos were the first of the great Norman families in Ireland to use the "Mac" (Son of) prefix to their name.  Like many other Cambro-Norman families they became "More Irish than the Irish themselves". The Barony of MacCostello is still an identifiable geopolitical district in Mayo to this day, and the Costello name is very common in Mayo.

Thanks to Bob Costello for providing the above information.

Welcome to our Clan Agnew page. Click on this graphic if you'd like to get our welcome tour of the site.


 

 


This comment system requires you to be logged in through either a Disqus account or an account you already have with Google, Twitter, Facebook or Yahoo. In the event you don't have an account with any of these companies then you can create an account with Disqus. All comments are moderated so they won't display until the moderator has approved your comment.

comments powered by Disqus

Quantcast