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Driving through Ireland?

I am flying into Dublin next month. I was wondering how long is the drive to Donegal from Dublin? Thanks...

26 August 2011 16:31
by The_Magician

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23 August 2011 16:35
by findmypast Ireland

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Local or unofficial placenames in Ireland

Often called sub-denominational placenames, these are placenames which are used locally to denote a place within a townland or ...

24 November 2013 04:58
by Guest

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Knockballymaher ?Townland/parish Co Tipperary

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Anyone know if there is a townland (possibly near/around Thurles or the north of Co Tipperary) of Knockballymaher? Or wh...

27 January 2013 21:55
by Treasa Ui Riain

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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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cheevers family

Hi Can anyone help, I am trying to trace my mothers family Agnes Cheevers she was born 11 Jan 1934 her father was Alexander Che...

06 July 2017 00:48
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CUMMINS'S OF BALINASLOE, GALWAY

Am trying to trace my father's family who lived in Balnasloe. He was one of 11 children, 9 boys and 2 girls. Grandfather was ...

10 January 2015 14:54
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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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info needed on streets of Dublin please

Hi there does 121 & 123 CORK ST Dublin still exist ?if so what is the premises now? does 17 BELLVIEW,south Dubli...

19 June 2015 11:43
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Naas Kildare

Does anyone have any old photos of Naas Kildare that they could share, particularly interested in the areas of Back Lane and Ra...

31 January 2014 17:21
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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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Places/estates in co Kildare

I have been researching my family history in co Kildare and have come across the following places/estates? as belonging to my re...

08 August 2013 12:12
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
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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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Born Keil meath

I have found my Great Great Grandfather on a crew list which states his place of birth as being Keil, his name was John Brodiga...

13 March 2012 09:49
by Ross

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17 belview dublin

hello have tried putting the address in google and dublin maps but nothing comes up my relative kate allen married matthew hugh...

05 January 2017 19:02
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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
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Brumcairsie, Ireland

We had been searching for years and years trying to come up with information regarding my mom's maternal grandfather. I know th...

11 January 2015 06:27
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Mackenzie family

My great great grandfather, John Mackenzie is said to have emigrated to Queensland, Australia on there the SS Ocean Chief in 18...

06 July 2017 00:19
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trainor family

My gg grandmother states her place of birth as Fentorces ,Tyrone though she could't write so it is a spelling by whoever was ta...

23 February 2012 03:36
by ellen

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