O'Donoghue was a large sept in Munster province, Ireland, but the name is also found in the other provinces. This book gives an overview of history of the family, with brief sketches of many prominent people of the name world wide. The author was was born in England but his family comes from County Kerry. He studied history and mythology for over thirty years, in Ireland since 1990. A lover of language, he learned Irish to progress his research. He writes regular articles for the quarterly journal of The OâDonoghue Society, which he founded in 2000. Abbreviated Contents: The O'Donoghue Name; O'Donoghue Tribes and Septs in Munster; The Main O'Donoghue Families of Desmond; The O'Donoghue Tribes and Septs Outside Munster; Some O'Donoghue Families Outside Desmond; Irish Migration and the O'Donoghues Overseas; Some Significant O'Donoghue Events; The O'Donoghue Arms; Donal O'Donoghue and Clontarf; Aghadoe; Rory O'Donoghue and the Desmond Rebellion; Ross Castle; The Legendary Daniel O'Donoghue; Geoffrey O'Donoghue, the poet; Florence O'Donoghue, Marquis de la Ronce; Juan O Donoju of Spain; Daniel O'Donoghue, the MP; Chevalier Henry O'Donoghue, South African Pioneer; The O'Donoghues of Early San Francisco; Bold Jack O'Donoghue, the Wild Colonial Boy; The O'Donoghue of Today; Some O'Donoghue Writers; O'Donoghues in Military Service; O'Donoghue Miscellanea; O'Donoghue Maps; Some O'Donoghue Places; O'Donoghue Landowners in 1876; The Development and Worldwide Distribution of the Name; O'Donoghue Books; O'Donoghue Pedigree Charts; The O'Donoghue Society.