Joseph Fanning Clondoty Co Tipperary Ireland, Dublin and Co Wicklow Ireland

Greystones Co Wicklow 1940’s
Greystones Co Wicklow
English: Greystones, County Wicklow.
Greystones, County Wicklow.

Joseph Fanning was the brother of Senator Michael Fanning and the son of William Fanning and Catherine Fogarty of Clondoty Co Tipperary. He was born at Clondoty in 1871. He and his brothers Michael and Patrick were very successful publicans in Dublin City.

This is Joseph Fanning’s premises in Margaret Place (now 555 North Circular Rd) Joseph took this over when his brother Michael moved to Lincoln Place. The premises included the private house on the left which is in Russell St Dublin.

Joseph married Mary Josephine Fogarty in Dublin in 1904. Mary Josephine was born at Bellewood in Templemore Co Tipperary.

Nenagh Guardian 24 Sept 1904
Joseph Fanning & Mary Josephine (Daisy) Fogarty, wedding photo, 19 Sept 1904
Bellewood, Templemore
Bellewood Templemore Co Tipperary Ireland c1910

In the foreground is Kate Teresa Crowe, Mary Josephine’s mother. Mary Josephine is in the trap. Joseph Fanning eventually lived at “Carnalea” Greystones, Co Wicklow. Greystones is a coastal town about 18 miles south of Dublin. Joseph Fanning died there in 1942.

Death Notice for Joseph Fanning Aug 23 1942

 

Auction of “Carnalea” Greystones 1942

 

Home of Joseph Fanning deceased estate
Auction Notice for “Carnalea”, Whitshed Rd Greystones

 

Advertisement for the auction of Joseph Fanning’s home “Carnalea” Greystones

 

Carnalea Greystones 2013
“Carnalea” Greystones 2013
Evening Herald 14 Jan 1938

 

Irish Independent 25 Aug 1942

 

Joseph Fanning of Carnalea 31 May 1943 Index of Will
Index of the will of Joseph Fanning 31 May 1943

 

Joseph Fanning’s children with nanny c1920 Raymond, Alyce & Stephen de Vere left to right

 

John Hedigan & Alyce Fanning c1944

 

Alice (Alyce) Constance Hedigan nee Fanning was born in Dublin North in 1918 and she married to John Hedigan in 1942 in Dublin South. She was a daughter of Joseph Fanning and Mary Josephine Fogarty. One of their sons is the Irish High Court Judge John Hedigan. Alyce died in 1993 and her husband in 1973. They lived at Geraldstown in Santry Dublin from 1947 to 1980 with their family of twelve children.

Geraldstown 1947 Home of Alyce and John Hedigan
“Geraldstown” Santry Dublin in 1947 Home of the Hedigan Family 1947-1980

John Hedigan 1973 Obituary

John Hedigan Obituary 1973

Below are photos of William Gerald Fanning 1907-1979, a son of Joseph Fanning. William was a solicitor and married Mary (Maureen) Kelly in Dublin in 1937.

William Fanning with sisters and nanny Dublin
William Fanning with two of his sisters and their nanny.

The younger girl on the nannie’s lap would have been Mary Josephine(Ena) who died about 13 or 14 at boarding school. The other sister is most likely Myra who later became Mrs Murray-Hayden.

William Fanning with friends at tennis Dublin
William Gerald Fanning with friends in Dublin. One of the girls may be his sister Myra.

The following reports detail the ancestry of Joseph Fanning as well as his descendants.