One of my great-great-grandfather's sisters married a McCarthy. Johanna (Joan) Roche of Castleterry, Ballindangan, Mitchelstown, married Patrick McCarthy, probably in the 1830's. Their daughter Ellen was born in 1835 in the parish of Mitchelstown, followed by Mary in 1840, Bess, JOhn in 1847, Johanna in 1852, Kitty, and Michael. McCarthy Baptismal sponsors included Mary, Patrick, Julia, and Elizabeth. Families they married into:
Lee, Rea, Moher, Keefe, and Luddy.