Thursday, 13 April 2017

CLAREMEN & WOMEN IN THE GREAT WAR






CLAREMEN & WOMEN IN THE GREAT WAR

The latest update to this amazing project is available online at


There are now over 3,000 names with:
  • The Alphabetical list - 524 pages.
  • The Where they Came From list - 560 pages.
  • Claremen in the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers -155 pages.
  • Claremen in the 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers - 167 pages.
  • Claremen in the 3rd to 9th Battalions Royal Munster Fusiliers -141 pages.
  • Over 100 new photos, and in depth detail of the battles in which Claremen died - Individual Profiles - 714 pages.
  • and More graves discovered in Clare related to WW1 including the new Clare Memorial - 95 pages.


Many thanks to Ger Browne and Clare Roots Society 
and Clare Library for hosting this.




Tuesday, 11 April 2017

NEW RECORDS: CASTLEPOLLARD CATHOLIC PARISH & GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS FOR CO. WESTMEATH





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New records for Castlepollard Catholic parish and gravestone inscriptions for Co. Westmeath
We have added over 6,000 new records for Castlepollard parish and various gravestone inscription records for Co. Westmeath:

Walshestown Cemetery, Mullingar, Total: 1,952

Moate Quaker Cemetery, Total: 61

Kilbeggan Cemetery, Total: 1,186

Castlepollard Baptisms 1763-1790, Total: 1,075

Castlepollard Marriages 1763-1790, Total: 301

Castlepollard Deaths 1764-1818, Total: 2,153

Some 1911 Census records.

For a full list of the genealogical sources now online for Co. Westmeath please click here
Brought to you by the Irish Family History Foundation on behalf of its member centres.








Tuesday, 4 April 2017

TROVE PRODUCES TREASURE CHEST OF NAMES... OBITUARY MRS. C.O'GORMAN








A great find by researcher/family historian, Cathy Carley, a long time contributor to this site...

you can click on images to enlarge.

This is from the Catholic Press (Sydney, NSW: 1895-1942) Thursday 24 January, 1929

Names mentioned include ..

O'Gorman, McNamara, Sheey, O'Kelly, Considine, Harris, Moynagh, Rohan, Crowley, O'Haran, King, O'Regan, Collendar, Phelan, O'Brien, Cregan, Toomey, Barlow, Lonergan, Sheris, McAuliffe, Walsh, McDonald, McElliggot, Conoghan, Creagh, McGuire, Murphy, Lynch, O'Sullivan, McDonald, O'Farrell, Morris, McMahon, Rafferty, Farrell, Dunlea, Dunleavy, Clark, O'Brien, Fogarty, Demsey, Sheey, Clarke, Halpin, Clancy, Hill, Byrne, Smith, Dempsey, Reeve, Harrington, Bartley, Furlong, Mullin, Deely, McNally, McCarthy, Kearny, Parker, Donovan, O'Donnell, Fitzpatrick, Kelly, Kennedy, Toohey, Barlow, Christie, Cleary, McElbone, Hines...



Image courtesy of Pixabay...

ADDED TO IRELAND GENEALOGY PROJECTS ARCHIVES, MARCH, 2017










A lot of files were added in March.
*A couple of these cemeteries have graduated to having their own page
like Old Kilmeena in Mayo and St Mary, Ballygunner in Waterford. You
will see those links at the top of the page.

CAVAN, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
St. Brigid Graveyard (R.C.), Gowna
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/cavan/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

DUBLIN, Genealogy Archives - Deansgrange Cem.
St. Anne's Section - parts 1 & 2
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/dublin/photos/tombstones/deansgrange-ndx.htm

DUBLIN, Genealogy Archives - Mt. Jerome Cem.
Parts 149-158
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/dublin/photos/tombstones/mt-jerome-ndx3.htm

MAYO, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Craggagh Cemetery, Foxford
Old Kilmeena Graveyard, Westport - Part 3
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/mayo/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

MONAGHAN & FERMANAGH, Genealogy Archives - Church Records
Baptisms, Clones Parish Registers 1701-1704
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/monaghan/church.htm

SLIGO, Sligo Cem. Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Middle Part, Section A (F-K)
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/sligo/photos/tombstones/sligo-cem.htm

TIPPERARY, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Carrick-on-Suir (St Nicholas CoI)
St. Mary's (R.C.) Graveyard, Cahir
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/tipperary/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

TYRONE, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Brackaville, Holy Trinity Church (CoI)
St Andrew's Church (CoI), Killyman
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/tyrone/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

WATERFORD, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Lismore, St. Carthage's Cathedral (Additional)
St. John's R.C. Church Waterford City.
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/waterford/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

WATERFORD, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
St. Mary, Ballygunner - Parts 1-3
Ballinakill, St. Thomas (CoI)
Ballygunner Temple
Our Lady's R.C. Church, Carbally - Pt 1&2
St. John's R.C. Church Waterford City.
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/waterford/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

WEXFORD, UNKNOWN, Genealogy Archives - Newspapers
Poorhouse entries & Discharges - Assorted 1864
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/wexford/news.htm

WICKLOW, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Macreddin Cemetery
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/wicklow/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

UNKNOWN, Genealogy Archives - Memorial Cards
"Found in Ireland"
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/unknown/memorials.htm


Christina
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/
https://www.facebook.com/IrelandGenealogyProjects

Monday, 3 April 2017

ONE THOUSAND POSTS! THINK HOW LONG THE FENCE WOULD BE...



and that doesn't count all the individual entries done on each page!

Thank you all for your support, and to those who have contributed items, transcriptions, stories or perhaps just planted the seeds of an idea for me to develop into a story..
THANK YOU...
I couldn't have done this without you.


I hope that many of you have discovered something you didn't know before from here..
or at least, have learnt how to go about researching your Irish ancestors or have just enjoyed learning more about Ireland, Irish culture and history or have simply taken a break to read some posts over time.
Do remember to use the search bar at the bottom of the page, the posts archive in the side column and if you have questions, feel free to ask via comments, or via the email address in About Me.

Contributions are much appreciated 
as are comments. 
Thank you all.


Wednesday, 22 March 2017

NEW BAPTISMAL AND MARRIAGE RECORDS Rathangan Catholic parish, Co. Wexford



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New Baptismal and Marriage records for Rathangan Catholic parish, Co. Wexford
Plus NEW SEARCH FEATURE!
We have added to www.wexford.rootsireland.ie the transcripts of the registers of the Catholic parish of Rathangan, Co. Wexford:
Baptisms: 1803 – 1892 
Marriages: 1803 – 1806 and 1813 – 1890
For a full list of sources for Co. Wexford please click here
New SEARCH Feature! Users can now search using baptismal sponsors', marriage witnesses' or burial informants' names. 
Remember our special offer on annual subscriptions ends on 27 March 2017. See our current rates here.
Yours Sincerely
rootsireland.ie
Brought to you by the Irish Family History Foundation

Friday, 17 March 2017

CLARE ROOTS SOCIETY - 20TH APRIL - IRISH SURNAMES..DR. PAUL MacCOTTER





Thursday 20th April
8pm Old Ground Hotel
Lecture By Dr. Paul MacCotter

Dr. Paul MacCotter will talk on Irish Surnames with emphasis on some Clare Surnames.

 Paul MacCotter, MA, Ph.D. teaches genealogy, family history, and medieval history in University College Cork and the University of Limerick.  

Since 1993 he has published widely in the fields of Genealogy Family History, Medieval History, History of Government and Church History. 

He has won prestigious research fellowships and published widely in his areas of specialty, He has written three books, has two more in press, and has made forty six contributions to various peer-reviewed journals, academic journals, and populist magazines, and has another six in press. 

He lectures regularly at academic and family history conferences and seminars. His book, Medieval Ireland: Territorial, Political and Economic divisions (Four Courts Press, 2008), is the standard reference work on the subject.


He is a contributor to the Irish Roots genealogical magazine, the Irish Genealogist academic journal, and the Irish Lives Remembered e-magazine. 

Dr MacCotter is also a genealogy lecturer at university level, currently with the Irish Ancestry Research Center of the University of Limerick and the Centre for Adult Continuing Education of University College Cork.