I also have a Kennelly connection but know little of the back ground. My paternal Grandmother was Nelly Kennelly before she married my grandfather, Michael Shanahan. Grandmother Nelly was born in County Cork, Ireland around 1890"s.or early 1900's. She migrated to New York while pregant with my father.My grandfather, Michael Shanahan was killed in the war in France while he was still very young, before my father, Willian Shanahan was born. She passed away the same year I was born-1958. I believe Grandma Nellie had brothers, Martin Kennelly -my late uncle and Martin Kennelly Jr.They resided on the south side of Chicago, Illinois and both( were)are attorneys. I was not close due to a falling out with my Grandmother Nellie.Any information wil be appreciated as I am looking for relations in Ireland.