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23 August 2011 16:35
by findmypast Ireland

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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
by Guest

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family history

James Cosgrove, Galway 1860's son John 1860's to 1907 married 1891 in Portumna to Ellen Lyons dont know his mothers name...

31 December 2016 05:17
by Guest

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Curraphooka, Kiltullagh Parish, Co Roscommon

In the Tithe Applotment Books (c.1833), I have found a Michael Tully living in Curraphooka. He is the only person living there!...

16 February 2013 09:57
by cindy Taupin

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murphy family,coolboy,newbawn

im looking for information on murphys from coolboy or brownstown in newbawn county wexford

30 January 2013 18:33
by philip

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Knockballymaher ?Townland/parish Co Tipperary

Hi
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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ballyhaunis co mayo

researching the mcguire family from here, 1850 to present day. my grandmother was margaret mcguire (spelling?), daughter of joh...

24 January 2013 23:17
by deb langner

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Mary Elizabeth Wilson

Need to find birth documentation on Mary Elizabeth Wilson, born Feb 3, 1867 in Belfast. She came to US in 1886 and married 1887...

08 August 2013 19:24
by Guest

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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
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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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Nathaniel O Donnell

Looking for any information about Nathaniel O Donnell's (born circa 1837) family who may have been living at Clonbeg, Donegal. ...

06 June 2012 16:34
by John

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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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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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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
by Guest

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Portlanon in County Antrim - what is current name

I have a record of a Naturalization petition of my ggg grandfather, John Cassidy (Cassady) (Plymouth, MA), aged 70 (born 1783)....

19 July 2013 22:12
by Guest

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Willsgrove, Cork, Irleand

I would like to know about Willsgrove in County Cork - Beamish family home. Does anyone have any info, or could tell me where ...

03 October 2017 03:25
by Guest

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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
by Guest

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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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John Trawin? (R.C.) born 1862, Ameath, Co. Louth

Or so goes the entry for the 1901 census when John was a boarder in my grandfather's house, Fenit, Co. Kerry. Does anyone know ...

27 December 2016 21:50
by Guest

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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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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
by Guest

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