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  • Katie O'Malley
    Catherine "Katie" Curran O'Malley (born August 18, 1962) is a Baltimore City District Court judge and wife of Martin O'Malley, the former Governor of Maryland and Mayor of Baltimore.
  • Deborah Cowell (deceased)
  • Emma Curran (1862 - 1919)
  • Isabella Curran (1822 - 1918)
  • J. Joseph Curran, Jr.
    . J. Joseph Curran, Jr. (born July 7, 1931) is an American politician and the longest serving elected Attorney General in Maryland history. His son-in-law, Martin J. O'Malley, is the former Governor ...

About the Curran surname

Curran (Irish: Ó Corráin) is an Irish and also a Scottish surname.

The Irish is now found in County Waterford but originates in East County Cork, where the Ó Corráins were a major branch of the ruling dynasty of the ancient Uí Liatháin kingdom.

The two most prominent septs of the Uí Liatháin were the following:

Uí Meic Caille

The Uí Meic Caille (Uí Maic Caille), who gave their name to the Barony of Imokilly, took their name from Meic Caille, son of Meic Brócc, son of Eochu Liathán.

   * Uí Anmchada ( Lane, Lyons, Lehane)
   * Uí Glaissín (Glashan, Gleason, Gleeson)
   * Uí Charráin (Ó Corráin, Curran)

Uí Thassaig

These were the descendants of the aforementioned Ailill Tassach, son of Eochu Liatháin.

   * Uí Meic Tire (Ó Mic Thíre, Mictyre, MacTyre, MacTire, Wolfe, Woulfe)