McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment
McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment

McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment

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McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment

McAuliffe Family Crest Parchment

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McAuliffe Family Crest

Beautifully arranged in this parchment and created by Edmond McGrath (RIP) in the 1970s and only rediscovered after 40 years in safe storage, we bring you a very special illustration that encompasses symbols of your Irish tribal heritage. The owner of this name is by definition a child of Ireland in culture and in blood!

On this A1 (23.4 x 33.1 inch) sized parchment, your special Irish Coat of Arms is deservedly embellished by all the many ancient Celtic inspirations of Irish artists, scholars and architects. At the centre you see the backdrop of the Kerry landscape with her scenic Killarney lakes, whilst other bordering elements are the craftsmanship of sculptors and builders who managed to create works of art with the most basic of tools. With this parchment you will see your family name as an integral part of the Irish story which will forever remain an integral part of Irish heritage.

This parchment can be an heirloom for many generations yet to come as your family thrive into the future making their own mark on history as your ancestors did. Your unique Irish family Coat of Arms is a wonderful creative reminder that your name has an Irish tribal identity with its origin, derivatives and impact on the culture of Ireland and worldwide. All of this written in Celtic calligraphy. The design inspiration is about Ireland’s story and how your family have made a mark on Ireland history. 

Features of Ireland illustrated include:

  • 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 McAuliffe Coat Of Arms Story

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

This small but ancient family area branch of the powerful McCarthy sept or clan who held sway in the inhospitable reaches of the area known as Desmond or South Munster. The Gaelic prefix ‘Mac’ which meant ‘son of’ was often added to a father’s name or occupation to form a surname- in this case, Mac Amhlaoibh, or son of Auliffe. Their chief's stronghold was at Castle McAuliffe, near newmarket, on the Eastern Foothills of the brooding Mullaghareirk mountains. The name is now rarely found in Ireland outside Munster. Michael McAuliffe who died in Spain in 1720 fighting as a Colonel in the Spanish Army, was perhaps the last of the chiefs of the sept although some would claim that this position was held by a minor official at Kenmare in 1840. The most famous member of the family was undoubtedly Joseph Ollife, a French physician, born in Cork in 1808. The nineteenth century in Ireland was characterized by emigration on a massive scale. The Act of Union in 1800 had the effect of opening up vulnerable home industries to excessive competition from English factories with the result that unemployment swelled. On top of this came the terrible famine of the 1840s. In 1847 alone it is believed that almost 250,000 died of starvation and 200,000 fled to America. Inevitably, amongst all these, there were some representatives of the McAuliffe's. Some McAuliffes appear on old passenger lists: one such entry concerns Denis McAuliffe (28). Johanna (24), Michael (22), and Robert (17), who sailed on the ‘Columbus’ to New York on 7th September 1840..

 

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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