Connolly Aidan Brennan
He prefers to go by his last name, Brennan
November 3, 1853
Connolly House, Somewhere in Ireland
Vinewood, 9.5”, supple, Dragon Heartstring
Doyle Connolly, Grandfather , a long-retired professor who now works in the education department. The only child of his generation.
Birgit Connolly née -----, Grandmother [1797-1858], a dutiful wife who died of a severe chill.
Eileen Brennan née Connolly, Mother , a transfiguration expert.
Colm Brennan, Father , who works a thankless Ministry job and envies his wife’s success.
Cillian Brennan, Brother , a bachelor involved in Ministry research. The lone Ravenclaw.
Niamh ---- née Brennan, Sister , a healer widowed by the Laughing Plague.
Pádraig Connolly, Uncle , an auror.
-Caitríona Connolly née Brennan, Aunt , a first cousin to Colm.
--Donovan Connolly, Cousin , a bachelor involved with the Museum of Magical Miscellany.
--Maeve Connolly, Cousin , Auror
--Finlay Connolly, Cousin , a healer too young to take a wife, but who fancies one of his colleagues regardless.
--Brighid Connolly, Cousin , a Rose in the Pendergast garden.
--Domhnall Connolly, Cousin , a student still. Failed at being sorted into Gryffindor.
Siobhán Byrne née Connolly, Aunt [1827-1884], a healer lost to the Laughing Plague.
-Desmond Byrne, Uncle , utterly ignored by the family at large.
--Connell Byrne, Cousin , a reluctant potioneer.
--Finnian Byrne, Cousin , a lawyer who wanted to be an auror but failed the exam to get in twice and then flunked out of his second year.
--Lorcan Byrne, Cousin , a mediwizard and perpetually at high risk for elopement.
Gilroy Connolly, Uncle , a disappointment.
-Keira Connolly née --, Aunt , often forgotten.
--Dublin Connolly, Cousin , an unspeakable.
--Belfast Connolly, Cousin , a trainee hit wizard.
Family copied from Maeve Connolly
Connolly stands above average but doesn’t break six foot, instead stopping at five foot eleven. He’s quite the stout and muscular man with his own fair share of scars thanks to his job as an auror. When working, he prefers to wear simple and easy to move in robes. If attending an event or for just basic day to day wear, he prefers basic black suits. His hair is dark and he’s most often seen with a full beard. His eyes are a really dark brown and in some lights look black. He’s predominantly right handed but has learned how to use his left if needed.
1853: Connolly is born. As a second son, he’ll be expected to go into a job pertaining to the law.
1855: Sister Niamh and cousin Donovan are born.
1857: Cousin Finnian is born.
1858: Connolly shows his first signs of magic by levitating Finnian in the air after being annoyed by his squalling.
1859: Cillian goes off to Hogwarts and -legasp- is sorted into Ravenclaw.
1860: Cousin Maeve is born.
1861: Cousins Lorcan and Dublin are born.
1862: Cousin Finlay is born.
1863: Connell leaves for Hogwarts and is sorted into Gryffindor.
1865: Connolly leaves for Hogwarts. He is, as expected, sorted into Gryffindor.
1866: Niamh and Donovan leave for Hogwarts and are both sorted into Gryffindor.
1867: Cousins Brighid and Belfast are born.
1868: Finnian goes to Hogwarts.
1870: Connolly receives his OWLs and scores high all across the board. Cousin Domhnall is born.
1872: Connolly graduates with remarkable NEWTs. He starts in the Auror training program. Maeve, Lorcan and Dublin all go to Hogwarts and are sorted into Gryffindor.
1873: Niamh begins her training as a healer while Donovan goes abroad for research. Finlay goes to Hgowarts and becomes another Gryffindor.
1875: Connolly becomes a full fledged auror and finds he quite enjoys his job. His two week vacation is spent away from Connolly House on a beach somewhere to relax and enjoy what peace and quiet he can before his duties begin. This is the year Finnian fails his auror training program.
1876: Finnian fails again and Donovan returns home to work locally.
1877: Finnian finally gets accepted into the auror training program. Niamh marries.
1878: Brighid and Belfast go to Hogwarts and are unsurprisingly sorted into Gryffindor.
1879: Connolly refuses to mentor his cousin Finnian, not wanting his own reputation to be hindered by Finnian’s abysmal attempts at being an auror. Finnian ends up flunking out of the program and resolves himself to work as a lawyer instead. Maeve, against the opinion of nearly everyone else in the family, enters the auror training program. Lorcan begins training as a mediwizard and Dublin goes to work at the Ministry.
1880: Finlay begins training as a healer.
1881: Domhnall goes off to Hogwarts and is sorted into [Hufflepuff or Slytherin]. Just before Christmas, Niamh gives birth to a little metamorphagus boy. Connolly proves to be quite the doting uncle.
1882: Maeve joins Connolly as a full fledged Auror.
1884: Niamh’s husband and Siobhán are taken by the Laughing plague. Desmond and Lorcan leave the Connolly House.
1885: While Connolly is well aware he’s of an age to wed, he avoids commitment like the plague. Whether it be because he’s unsure what woman would want to marry into such a strange family or because he’s afraid of rejection is yet to be seen. Brighid is sent to Pendergast’s Finish School. Belfast decides to become a trainee hit wizard.
1886: Though little has happened for Brennan himself, Maeve brings attentions to the Connolly Clan due to her "underground dueling" and calling out of Barnabas Skeeter. Brennan's sure that she played a big part in the change of dueling rules and allowing women to partake with combative magic.
Stoic. Reserved. Paternal. Intelligent. Gamophobic
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