Your Irish Family Coat Of Arms
Created by Edmond McGrath (RIP) in the 1970s, these Irish prints were rediscovered in 2020 after 40 years in safe storage. Beautifully arranged in this Irish coat of arms parchment is an artistic celebration of the McCormack Irish surname. The McCormack Irish family crest is illustrated at the center and surrounded by famous Celtic symbols of Ireland. These illustrations are a wonderful dedication to Irish last names.
Imagine having this beautiful story of your name hanging on your living room wall for all to study over a glass of wine, or to take a glimpse at it when having your Barry's tea on the couch. There is so much to take in. This parchment is an heirloom for many generations yet to come. It's a wonderful reminder of your Irish heritage.
On your living room wall, you will always be reminded of your Irish origins and it will be a show stopper for visiting friends and family. Presenting a family coat of arms gift is a truly special gift for the home for someone special who has that unique Irish connection.
On this parchment, the Killarney lakes take center stage above the heraldic shield whilst many Irish Celtic symbols and famous monuments surround it.
Illustrated in this parchment are:
- Book of Kells inspired artwork
- The Cross of Cong
- The Ardagh Chalice
- Killarney Lakes
- The Irish Harp
- The Currachs of the West of Ireland
- Glendalough Monastery
- Blarney Castle
- Traditional thatched houses of Ireland
- Ahenny Cross
- Cross of Muiredach
- The Burgh O’Malley Chalice
- The crests of the four provinces of Ireland: Ulster, Connaught, Leinster, Munster
- The Tara Brooch
- The Celtic Torc
The McCormac Coat Of Arms Story
Read the intriguing transcription of the text illustrated on the McCormack parchment:
The name came into existence comparatively late in genealogical time. It is derived from the popular Gaelic christian name, Cormac, or Charles in English, and arose from sons adopting their father’s christian name and adding the prefix ‘Mac’ meaning ‘son of’, henceforth stilling themselves and subsequent generations, Mac Cormaic. In Elizabethan times the McCormacks were recorded among the leading Gentry in County Cork, and the MacKerry branch raised in large army for the Desmonds during this period. The annals refer to several prominent McCormacks in Fermanagh during the middle ages, and the present-day McCormacks of Armagh possibly stem from these. In time, and due to mis-spelling the name has become changed and often appears as McCormick. Two outstanding nineteenth-century physicians bore this name. Belfast doctor, Henry McCormack, born in 1800, reputedly spoke twenty languages, and was one of the first men to recommend fresh air treatment for tuberculosis. His son, Willian, was president of the Royal College of Surgeons and was knighted in 1881. He wrote extensively on medicine and on his war experiences both as consulting surgeon in the Boer War, and as an ambulance man in the Franco- Prussian War. Robert McCormark, whose eventful life spanned ninety years of the last century, is best remembered as an Arctic navigator. The man who has popularised this name in America is John Count McCormack, a famous tenor, and singer of Irish folksongs and Ballads. He died at the end of the second world war.
Four Options For You:
Print: Print shipped to your home.
Framed Print: Framed print shipped to your home
Unlimited Print Download: An ideal option if you would like your extended family to each have one.
Unique Original Parchment: If you would like to be the proud holder of the one and only original parchment for this name, you can purchase this pending availability.