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The name Tully in Ireland is derived from the native Irish, Úi Maoltuile (later Mac An Tuile or Mac Atilla, Ó Contuile, Flood, and more) meaning "descended from Maoltuile". Aaccording to John O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees, "Maoltuile, a younger brother of Maoldoon, who is no. 94 on the (No. 1) O'Neill of Tyrone genealogy, was the ancestor of O'h- Maoltuile; anglicized Multully, Tully, and Flood of Ulster.

This Sept were located in Counties Cavan and Longford with a later reference to a distinguished family in Co. Galway.