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Grangegorman prison

I have just found an ancestor who was commited to Grangegorman Male Prison in 1882. I have been trying to find information abou...

03 January 2018 22:01
by gordon kiely

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Census record for hotel

Hi, My grandfathers first wife worked at the Great Southern railway Caragh Lake Hotel in Kerry possibly in1901.
I won...

06 May 2017 18:01
by Micheal MacGiollaCoda

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Linen hall barracks,Dublin

Hello my 3x grt grandpa Thomas Hughes listed his occupation has soldier and address has Linen Hall Barracks Dublin being a sold...

06 July 2017 00:42
by Guest

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The Irish in Newfoundland,Canada

I am researching a Grandmother Elizabeth Fitzgerald born in Waterford,Ireland.I have found a James and Patrick Fitzgerald in the...

06 July 2017 00:37
by Guest

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Farron Cantillon

While visiting Dingle, Ireland I came upon a plaque in a wall with the name Farron Cantillon on it. The lady that ran the B&...

25 May 2016 10:03
by Deborah Lambson

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Ulster, County Armagh

I am doing research into my wife's ancestry (family name Barrett) and her old family tree documents say they lived in "...

14 May 2016 02:54
by Guest

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Bridget Byrne nee Fitzharris

Have you checked the Fitzhenry/Fitzharris Blog?

06 July 2017 00:43
by Guest

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Cushendun, Moyle, Co. Antrim

Looking for any help to trace Hugh Dillon and Mary McKillop. Both born in Ireland and had at least 5 children born in Cushendun ...

24 January 2015 14:50
by Marian Palmer

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FARM NAME

My grand mother was born @ CLANKILVORAGH FARM,MAGHERALIN,ARMAGH
? STANLEY BLACK

14 May 2016 04:45
by Guest

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Carlow towns

Looking for info on Carlow towns,especially Bagenalstown.,Newtown.,Boherduff.,Leighlinbridge.
I am tracing my husband...

05 July 2017 01:15
by Guest

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Where is Garvaugh, Turnlough, & Bath County?

Hi,

I have found that many of my ancestors come from either: Garvaugh, Turnlough or Bath County.

30 June 2014 03:36
by Aaron Logan

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regions in dublin the early 1900s

I keep coming across Rathdown, does anyone know what area this covered.

28 May 2014 21:40
by Shane

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borrisokane

anyone from here

19 January 2014 14:13
by henry deane

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Bridget Byrne nee Fitzharris

I appear to have a problem finding information on this lady, I have been told that she may have been admitted to Mullingar menta...

06 January 2018 16:50
by Guest

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Caltracreen, Menlough, Galway, Ireland

Has anyone heard of Caltracreen or Menlough or know where they are? Thanks....

06 July 2017 00:53
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Glanworth, Cork

In the Late 18th century, how much trade and travel would be between Glanworth and Mitchellstown County Cork. Was Mitchellstown...

14 May 2016 04:32
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Buckley's from Rahan Co Offaly (Kings County)

Hello looking for any Buckleys from County Offaly in particular the Rahan area. Thanking you

29 October 2013 11:22
by Gary Buckley

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Thomas William Barlow Solicitor to the Ordnance

Thomas worked in Dublin. I was lucky enough to discover he was family when at Yale University I discovered a book written by Jan...

06 July 2017 00:32
by Guest

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Nobles in Fermanagh

My ancestor John Noble was born in Fermanagh in 1847-1848 and left Ireland at age 4, unaccompanied by his parents. He landed in ...

11 April 2019 15:30
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allan rye hospital

does anyone know anything about this hospital? I've learned from army records that my great grandad died there in 1922 but I...

06 July 2017 00:57
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