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Special Room - Cheap Wall Stickers

Luckily there are tons of companies now-a-days that are creating excellent Cheap Wall Stickers to give a space that special impa...

27 December 2016 16:59
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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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Armstrongs in Mayo

I have an extensive family tree for my fathers side of the family (Reynolds) but can find close to nothing in my mothers (Armstr...

08 March 2014 18:01
by Jonathan Reynolds

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Daniel Samuel Flynn

My name is josh and I'm a descendant of the o' Flynns of county cork and also of the o' mores
Of county ...

06 July 2017 00:52
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Family tree

Hi all. I'm completely new to all of this, so please bear with me. I have my family tree reasonably well advanced, it's ...

19 January 2014 14:40
by henry deane

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John Ward born Kill, Co. Cavan around 1876

John Ward moved to Cootehill, part of a farming family. When he was 14 years old he walked with others to Dublin - caught the fe...

14 May 2016 02:48
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Lost friend

Does anyone know the whereabouts of Deirdre Quinn I. Don't know her married name, she originates from the Antrim rd. in Belf...

21 December 2013 22:05
by Eileen Lockwood

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Mountjoy Prison General Register Female 1830-1836

I have found a listing of interest in this register (Mountjoy Prison General Register Female 1830-1836) on Findmypast.ie., I pur...

06 July 2017 00:42
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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
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1920s Linoleum in Ireland

Hi folks, bit of a strange question but does anyone know anything about 1920s linoleum (floor covering) in Ireland or where I co...

06 July 2017 00:20
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Prisons in Co Mayo.

Don't know if anyone can help - but here goes! My gr gr grandfather was convicted in Ballina Qtr Sessions on 11-1-1847 and giv...

06 July 2017 01:00
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JACK REILLY

I am searching for a Jack Reilly, Jimmy Reilly, Ned Reilly living in Clane Kildare area in the 1950's in a house called Sham...

24 November 2013 03:00
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kellys from ahascragh ballinasloe co galway

hi,

looking for some info for Thomas Kelly. born 1898 +- 1 year.
just seemed to fade away from...

06 July 2017 00:58
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Margaret Belshaw ?

Margaret Belshaw was born ? Co Armagh in about 1810 but I can't find anything about her except she married my Great Great G...

17 October 2013 08:54
by Heather Graham

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Transcription

Is the transcription of the newspapers done by man or machine??

06 July 2017 00:14
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Anyone out there?

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

24 October 2015 00:34
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Access to dog licence records

I have an active Ireland account but cannot access images of the dog licence records

06 July 2017 00:44
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"lost" relatives

Am looking for relatives on mine and my hubbys families.....AUGHNEY. Co.Carlow....have got as far as John Aughney.,b.c1818...m A...

14 May 2016 03:24
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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
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Durr. Bannon. Mc Ardle. Rodgers Families

Anyone doing any research into these families ?

30 June 2013 07:35
by Morry Veer

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Horner family

Hi, I'm searching for a Roberta Horner born around 1906/7 and lived in the lurgan area around 1927/8 we unfortunately have v...

14 May 2016 02:49
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Wright family

Yes George Newenham Wright was my 2nd grandfather 1794-24th March 1877, he was an Irish writer and Anglican Clergyman . He mar...

09 August 2016 11:56
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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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Kilmainham Gaol Records - 1841

Could someone advise me where to access Kilmainham Gaol records for 1841.
My GGG Grandfather was convicted for Ribbon...

30 August 2019 01:29
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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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Newspaper report of trial.

Anyone know where I might find newspaper coverage of a trial held in Co Wexford on 30th June 1849. Anne Burke and her sister Ma...

18 May 2017 08:52
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Law clerks and Chancery

I have found my family in the early-mid 1800s working as law clerks or 'scriveners' and one definitely attached to the C...

21 May 2013 17:55
by Irene Magrath

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Family Tree Assistance

Hi , My mothers best friend is trying to trace her family tree back as she was fostered at a very young age - All she has to wor...

08 August 2013 16:55
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Problems with Home page and filters

I do not have a proper home page and do not have a lot of the filters to trace my ancestors. I was in contact with findmypast a...

16 May 2013 17:12
by Mary Julia James

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Wjat is a Commission Agent Profession/Occupation?

Dows anyone know what this profession/occupation is? I've a few realtives from the late 1800#s who have this listed as their...

06 July 2017 01:03
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Bridget Byrne

Bridget Byrne married "unknown" Sharkey in County Louth. Her daughter Alice married Michael Murray in 1825 in Reagheas...

06 July 2017 00:59
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Irish Medical Directory 1852

Our newest records come from the 1852 Irish Medical Directory. This directory lists all of the medical practitioners in the coun...

06 July 2017 00:18
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1881 census

As a member of FMP.IE I am finding zero results when searching for family members, using the British collection, If I switch to ...

08 August 2013 13:51
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Military Records / Canada War of 1812

I'm looking for some advice.
The military records I'm looking for are for a fellow who left his family in Ire...

26 March 2013 21:00
by Nancy Vaillancourt

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Marriage of Great Great Grandparents

Where can I find the record of my Great Great Grandparents Hugh Hall Cochran, to Margaret Belshaw about 1825 / 1830 Hugh was bor...

16 March 2013 20:12
by Elwyn

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Great Great Grandfathers Parents.???

Can anyone tell me the name of Hugh Hall Cochran's parents, particularly his mothers maiden name. Hugh was born 1805 in I ...

05 July 2017 01:14
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Daniel Day Lewis Family Tree

Read our new blog post about Daniel Day Lewis' Family Tree

http://blog.findmypast.ie/2013/02/famous-f...

06 July 2017 00:55
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The men behind the WWI wills

In our latest blog post we use our and other genealogy records to recreate something of the lives of the men of the WWI wills &l...

08 August 2013 18:23
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WW1 Will Transcripts Added

This new record set comprises transcriptions of over 9000 wills of Irish men who served in WWI. This collection of wills represe...

20 March 2013 13:47
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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
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