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Anyone out there?

Hi Guys, Would anyone else like to introduce themselves on this dicussion?...

24 October 2015 00:34
by Guest

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Catholic Baptisms and Marriages

Last winter I finally tracked down my grandmother Margaret Josephine Mary Egan in Dublin in the 1901 Irish Census and was able ...

08 January 2018 01:33
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James Blackwood Glover Ballywalter 1800-1890

Hi Can anyone help me with tracing my ancestor. He owned a ship general cathcart which carried coal and owned achers of land i...

13 February 2017 18:06
by Guest

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Barrett/Holland

My great grandmother was Margaret Mary Barrett
Born in Co.Cork In 1893
Parent Thomas Barrett and Margaret Holland
I...

10 September 2017 00:56
by Guest

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help

cant seem to find any births on here regarding relations i have put in the right info and dates and it shows nothing especially ...

24 January 2015 14:41
by Marian Palmer

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Canty

Does anyone have or know anyone who has the name Canty I am thinking of doing my Husbands family tree and was told the name is ...

14 May 2016 04:54
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Bridget Mary Gates (Nee) O'Mahony 1919-1946

I am trying to trace my late mother and her family, I believe them to be Irish, possibly from Tipperary. I know in 1940 at t...

05 July 2017 01:12
by Guest

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Bridget Mary Gates (Nee) O'Mahony 1919-1946

I am trying to trace my late mother and her family, I believe them to be Irish, possibly from Tipperary. I know in 1940 at t...

14 May 2016 03:22
by Guest

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Annie Monahans daughter

Hi I am trying to fulfil the wish of my partners elderly mother. She wants to trace the family of her birth mother. She is 88 y...

07 December 2018 15:24
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Owners of a house

I am trying to find out who owned a house my great grandparents rented in Dublin. Can anyone tell me how I go about doing this?&...

29 March 2018 18:37
by Seamus

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Bridget fitzharris

Still can not find out where she was born

06 July 2017 00:58
by Guest

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Lunatic Asylum's Cork

Hi There,

I believe that an ancestor of mine was placed in an asylum in or around 1900. I am told that he died in the...

06 February 2012 10:27
by findmypast Ireland

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fishamble st dublin

my grandad patrick byrne was born in fishamble st dub and his father thomas byrne lived there too he is recorded there in the ...

06 July 2017 00:41
by Guest

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Locked

fishamble st dublin

my grandad patrick byrne was born in fishamble st dub and his father thomas byrne lived there too he is recorded there in the ...

06 February 2012 10:27
by findmypast Ireland

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Sullivan or O'Sullivan?

My mother’s maiden name was O’Sullivan (her parents emigrated from SW Cork to England around 1900) and she was always very adam...

05 October 2011 11:15
by Dawn

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Leaving Ireland for England

My Grandmother and her Family left Ireland, they lived in Naas Kildare on the 1901 Census but were in England on the English 19...

24 November 2013 03:07
by Guest

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Frizelle, Wexford

My great grandfather came to america but was born in Wexford Ireland Born 28 March 1866 . His name was Nicholas J Frizelle.looki...

14 October 2019 18:02
by Guest

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Frain family

John Martin Frain born 1.8.1925 in Knocknagunny Ballaghaderreen Co Roscommon. Believe several siblings including Lucy and Thoma...

08 January 2017 12:38
by Guest

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Kilmainham Gaol Records

Hi All, Not sure if anyone knows how, but i'm trying to track my Grandfather who was a political prisoner in Kilmainham Gaol...

25 January 2016 06:28
by Guest

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TODD IRISH ANCESTRY

Hi,
Is anyone else researching the Todd line? Particularly looking for William Todd 1802 and one of his sons William Tod...

06 July 2017 00:41
by Guest

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Hayes - Dungarvan

I'm trying to track down the birthplace/home of my dad, William Joseph Hayes from Dungarvan. His mother was called Kate, his fa...

10 August 2016 20:36
by Guest

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Please Help

Hi,

My name is John and Im trying to trace back my namesake but am having no luck whatsoever, My Grandfathers name wa...

07 January 2019 08:35
by Guest

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Where to start...

This is where it begins to get complicated...
I've recently found out of Irish ancestry... fabulous news!!!... but I can on...

13 August 2016 06:43
by Guest

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Irish giants

I am doing reserch on the giants in Ireland and hope to find out about Patrick Cotter O Brien
any help will be greatly appr...

29 December 2011 20:33
by Esty

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prison lookup

can anyone lookup record ANN MORAN Prisoner 26-Aug-1847 1828 KILMAINHAM DUBLIN Prison Registers 1790-1924
thankyou ...

06 November 2011 11:54
by judith

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Kealy - Kathleen/MaryPatrick - Cashill Co Carlow

Hi I am trying desperately to find out anything on Kathleen (Agnes?) Kealy from Cashill Co Carlow. In 1908 she travelled to the...

09 September 2011 18:18
by John

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David Thurlow Anderson

I'm looking for any info about David, my Uncle. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1934, he moved to Ireland maybe twenty/th...

22 December 2016 04:43
by Paul Bruce

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Looking for my biological father.

My name is Donna. I am looking for a man called Diarmuid Kennedy Mcmahon or Macmanus. He may be my Biological father. I was born...

17 October 2019 05:29
by Guest

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Import question

hi Ijust joined the site and am looking to build my family tree
can you please tell me how i can import my findings ...

18 June 2014 18:02
by margaret donnelly

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BMD records

I need some advice with my Beamish research.
According to some records ie LDS and Beamish book - Beamishs are shown as bein...

31 December 2016 05:17
by Guest

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Passport issue

My father was born in Waterford City in 1923, he sadly passed away in 1999. My issue is that I've now moved to Ireland and I...

06 July 2017 00:42
by Guest

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Poor value site -Bit of a swiz methinks

I have just wasted €10 on searches that did not purport to be what they said they were. The petty session records allow you to s...

12 March 2014 21:36
by Bernadette McAteer

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Marriage date after birth of first child?

On the civil registration indexes, it claims my great grandparents Daniel Greene and Cecelia Finan married in 1926 in the distri...

06 July 2017 00:17
by Guest

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free access

the free access from 27 june -30th got me excited..until i found i couldnt access the Irish bmd records ..i had to pay a subscr...

14 May 2016 03:51
by Guest

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Did they actually get married ?

I am looking for when /if my Great Great Grandfather Hugh Hall Cochran(e)( b 1805 d 1879) actually married Margaret Belshaw (b a...

19 June 2013 23:29
by Elwyn

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Credits FindMyPast.i.e

I have a message from FMP.ie saying my credits are due to expire but I just don't have the time at the moment to do the back...

23 May 2013 16:22
by findmypast Ireland

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Sources - Where Next?

Hi. My 3x Great Grandfather (Philip Warren) was born in Dublin c 1805, married there approx. 1827 (to Deborah Jelley) had two c...

24 November 2013 05:07
by Guest

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Happy Irish Family History Day!

Hi Everyone

To celebrate Irish Family History Day we're giving away 50 free credits to search the Ir...

24 November 2013 06:48
by Guest

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DOOLEY/DOOLY family from Sunday's Well, Cork

I'm endeavouring to trace the marriage of ROBERT DOOLY to MARGARET AHERN in the early 1800s. Also, the marriage of JOHN DOOLEY...

12 October 2012 13:55
by Danielle Dottavio

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Creating a Family Tree

Anyone know the best software you can get for doing up a family tree, where you can add different branches etc and copy it to s...

09 August 2016 14:17
by Guest

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