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Baptism Records, Galmoy, Co. Kilkenny, 1863
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I’d recommend that you look to the registers of Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny and Rathdowney, Co. Laois for other possible events relating to people from ...   Added: 2014-03-28
Marriage Records, Durrow, Co. Laois, 1861-62
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This is an index to all marriages in the Roman Catholic Parish of Durrow, Laois, Ireland, in the 1861-1862 period....   Added: 2014-03-28
Baptism Records, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny, 1847
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I have indexed the names of the baptised children and their parents from the Roman Catholic parish registers of Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny for the year...   Added: 2014-03-28
Marriage Records, Durrow, Co. Laois, 1863-67
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This in an index of all marriages which took place in the Roman Catholic Church of Durrow, Co. Laois (Queen’s Co.), Ireland between 1863 and 1867. ...   Added: 2014-03-28
Kilmacthomas District Marriage Records, Co. Waterford
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This page features civil Marriage Records for the district of Kilmacthomas in Co. Waterford and includes full names (where possible), the year of marr...   Added: 2014-03-28
Strabane District Marriage Records, Co. Tyrone
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This page features civil Marriage Records for the district of Strabane in Co. Tyrone and includes full names (where possible), the year of marriage, a...   Added: 2014-03-15
The Dublin Fishery Company, 1818-30
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On the 2nd of November, in the year 1818, a small number of gentlemen met at the Leinster Tavern, also known as Morrison’s Hotel, in Dawson Street, ...   Added: 2014-03-15
Strokestown House, Co. Roscommon Photographs
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Collection of photographs from Strokestown House, Co. Roscommon....   Added: 2014-03-15
Attanagh Village, Co. Laois Photographs
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Collection of photographs of Attanagh village in Co. Laois....   Added: 2014-03-15
The Great Rush of Birds on the Night of March 29th-30th, 1911
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THE GREAT RUSH OF BIRDS ON THE NIGHT OF MARCH 29TH-30TH, AS OBSERVED IN IRELAND. By R. M. Barrington, M.A. Published in the Irish Naturalist Vol. XX...   Added: 2014-03-15

The Gaelic Social Structure
It is often heard that one's ancestors were "Kings" of this or "Lords" of that, but our modern (and essentialy English) understanding of these terms c...  
Daniel O'Connell And The Doneraile Conspiracy: Page 1
Origins: The Doneraile Conspiracy of 1829 had its origins in the Whiteboy movement, a secret oath-bound society, which for about seventy years had ...  
Daniel O'Connell And The Doneraile Conspiracy: Page 2
Judges Address. Baron Pennefather then charged the Grand Jury, and was fair enough. He mentioned the evidence of informers, and advised that it sho...  
Daniel O'Connell And The Doneraile Conspiracy: Page 3
Mrs. Glover's Evidence. Mrs. Eliza Glover of Johnsgrove then gave evidence. She said she saw one of the prisoners in the dock, James McGrath, at Jo...  
Marriage Records, Rosbercon Parish, Kilkenny, 1864
Civil Registration of Marriages, New Ross Union, [1864, 1st Quarter], Vol. 4 26 January 1864 John Murphy (full age), bachelor, laborer, residence B...  
Rosbercon Parish Map, County Kilkenny
This is a section of an Ordnance Survey map of Rosbercon and the surrounding area. ...  
The Irish Short Story
The short story is, for me, a natural form, as difficult and as easy to talk about as, say, walking. Do we need a theory about going for a walk? About...  
Irish Genocide Or The Great Irish Famine?
"Those who governed in London at the time failed their people through standing by while a crop failure turned into a massive human tragedy. We must no...  
Gerald Keegan's Summer of Sorrow, 1847
In 1847, Gerald Keegan crossed the Atlantic in from County Sligo, Ireland to Grosse Ile, Quebec, Canada, which at that time was still part of Great Br...  
Letter To The Editor Of The Cork Examiner, January 29, 1847
Bandon Bridge Place, Jan. 23rd, 1847 H SIR--permit me to call your attention to the awful condition of the poor of this town. I shall confine mysel...