I am interested in all the McCanns from the Oldcastle/Ballinacree area in Ireland. I noticed the names Matthew and Ashley coming up in your post These are common names in my family tree, and also common in many families. I have mailed a cousin in Oldcastle for his comments on your posting.
In case you are interested see www.katesjourney.lytenet.com
for the history of my McCanns from Oldcastle.
Graham Wilson Australia