Proud of a descent from the ancient Royal House of the O’Connors of Connacht, the Malones are of truly noble lineage.
They played a key role during pivotal episodes in Ireland’s colourful but bloody saga while, away from the battlefield, several of the name distinguished themselves through their contribution to the religious life of the island.
The Malones have also gained recognition through a number of other endeavours and pursuits.
In music, Tom Malone is the American jazz musician and trombonist better known as Bones Malone who, in addition to having worked with bands that include Blood, Sweat and Tears, is also a member of the Blues Brothers Band.
On the silver screen, Dorothy Malone is the award-winning actress and recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame best known for her role as Constance MacKenzie in the former hit television serial Peyton Place.
Read here the dramatic and inspiring tale of the Malones.