Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment
Grady Family Crest Parchment

Grady Family Crest Parchment

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Grady Family Crest Parchment

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Grady Family Crest 

Created by Edmond McGrath (RIP) in the 1970s, these Irish prints were rediscovered in 2020 after 40 years in safe storage. Beautifully arranged in this Irish coat of arms parchment is an artistic celebration of the Grady Irish surname. The Grady family crest is illustrated at the center and surrounded by famous Celtic symbols of Ireland. These illustrations are a wonderful dedication to Irish last names.

Imagine having this beautiful story of your name hanging on your living room wall for all to study over a glass of wine, or to take a glimpse at it when having your Barry's tea on the couch. There is so much to take in. This parchment is an heirloom for many generations yet to come. It's a wonderful reminder of your Irish heritage.

On your living room wall, you will always be reminded of your Irish origins and it will be a show stopper for visiting friends and family. Presenting a family coat of arms gift is a truly special gift for the home for someone special who has that unique Irish connection.

On this parchment, the Killarney lakes take center stage above the heraldic shield whilst many Irish Celtic symbols and famous monuments surround it.

Illustrated in this parchment are:

  • Book of Kells inspired artwork
  • St.Patrick
  • The Cross of Cong
  • The Ardagh Chalice
  • Killarney Lakes
  • The Irish Harp
  • The Currachs of the West of Ireland
  • Glendalough Monastery
  • Blarney Castle
  • Traditional thatched houses of Ireland
  • Ahenny Cross
  • Cross of Muiredach
  • The Burgh O’Malley Chalice
  • The crests of the four provinces of Ireland: Ulster, Connaught, Leinster, Munster
  • The Tara Brooch
  • The Celtic Torc 

The Grady Coat Of Arms Story

Read the intriguing transcription of the text illustrated on the Grady family history parchment:

In Gaelic this surname is O’Gradaigh which is derived from ‘grada’ the meaning illustrious. The sept bearing this name originated in County Clare, although the leading family has for centuries dwelt at Kildallyowe in county Limerick, where they hold considerable territory. It is a rarity in that it possesses a present-day chieftain whol holds an authentic pedigree from early times and is entitled to be called the ‘O’Grady.’ In the sixteenth century, a leading O’Grady family around the Tuamgraney in East Clare changed their name to the more English sounding, Grady, in an effort to please Henry VIII, so the Gradys of this area today are, in all probability, O’Gradys. The prefix 'O' disappeared in the period of Gaelic suppression and, unlike other names has not been revived. Among the eminent O’Gradys of early times was John O’Grady, who held the Archbishopric of Tuam from 1364 to 1372. Later O’Gradys have found fame predominantly as writers. Standish Hayes O’Grady, who died after the outbreak of the first world war, was described as the ‘last of the grand old scholars of Ireland,’ and another nineteenth-century Scandish O’Grady wrote historical novels about the legends of ancient Ireland. In America, Henry O’Grady, a journalist with the ‘Herald’ produced outstanding reports of the post-civil war years. Of the emigrants who sailed for the New World after the unrest in Ireland, one Thomas Grady, is recorded. With him where his wife, Catherine and their six children, all on board the ‘Northumberland,’ which sailed from Galway to Quebec in August 1849.

 

The Print Options For You:

Framed Print: White or black frameDelivered framed to your home for you to hang on your wall. Two optional sizes for you. Choose from 18" x 24" or 24" x 36".

Print Only: Print rolled and shipped to your home. Two optional sizes for you. Choose from 18" x 24" or 24" x 36".

Unlimited Print Download: An ideal option if you would like your extended family to each have one. Use it digitally as your desktop wallpaper or print it for your living room. If you choose to order this, you will be sent the link to download the high quality PDF afterwards and start sharing with all the family!

A4: This consists of the family crest and the four shields of the provinces of Ireland. And the family history story.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Irish Prints

I purchased a digital download but I didn't receive anything

Once you purchase it, we will email you the high resolution print file within the day. We advise that you use thicker paper or parchment paper to get the best quality results.

Do you sell heraldic shields?

Yes we do. Check out our full range of shields for families here. You can also contact us with any queries and Aidan will be happy to advise you.

My family name is not in your collection. Can you make one for me?

Currently, we have 180 most common Irish names in stock. We do plan to expand our range so please let us know what name you would like.

Shipping & Returns

🇺🇸 To USA: Standard shipping is US$10.95. (Arrives in 14-16 days)
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🇨🇦 To Canada: Standard shipping is $15.95 (Arrives in 9-12 days).
🇮🇪 To Ireland: Standard Shipping is €5.95 (3-5 days).
🇬🇧 To UK: Standard Shipping is €8.95 (9-12 days)
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To rest of Europe: Standard Shipping is €11.95 (9-12 days).
To Australia/NZ: Standard Shipping is $22.95.

Expedited 3-5 day shipping is available also.

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Sharon Wardale-Trejo
A beautiful plaque commemorating the joining of our two families

Aidan and his team did a beautiful job creating a dual coat of arms wall plaque and included our anniversary. The workmanship is outstanding and customer service is excellent. A great organization to work with. Thank you.

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Sharon Wardale-Trejo
Just What I Was Hoping For

The team at Gifts of Ireland did an outstanding job creating my husband's family crest shield based upon the original design. It's exactly what I was hoping for. Their team is excellent to work with and very timely in their correspondence. The family history sheet is a bonus and nice to have. Thank you!

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Stephen S
Sweeney family crest

Beautiful design and product. Interesting to know the family history

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Joseph McMahon

Very happy with the plaque!

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Melissa
Cost of Arms Double Family Shield

Shield came out beautifully & Aidan was very helpful & responsive

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