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Welcome to the “Your finds and success stories” message board. If you have an interesting story that you discovered or have an...

23 August 2011 16:36
by findmypast Ireland

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Irish Genealogy Sources at Columbia University

Dear Colleagues,

The Butler Library at Columbia University, New York, NY, has four manuscripts of interes...

22 June 2016 18:38
by Andrew Pierce

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Petty Sessions and the Industrial Schools

The new records are a marvellous resource. I was aware from my grandfather's British Army Service Records that he had been sen...

31 December 2016 03:39
by Guest

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county cavan o'clerys


Finding Our Clarkes And O'Clerys

By Patrick Clark

A few decades ...

29 December 2016 06:22
by Guest

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luby

anyone know a johanna luby gave birth to a margaret luby in dublin 21 jan 1941

23 January 2014 13:09
by helen luby

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Christopher Verdon/ Ellen O'Conner

I'm looking for any information on my Grt grandfather, Christopher Verdon ( married to Ellen O'Conner- Verdon ) from Dub...

25 November 2013 23:28
by Ann Stewart

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violet griffith (nee Lynn)

Can anyone out there enlighten me about my grandmother Violet Griffith (nee Lynn). She was born in Belfast in 1909 and lived i...

07 January 2017 13:31
by Guest

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Jane Emily Herbert patriotic Irish writer.

I am trying to trace Jane Emily's Irish ancestry. she wrote a number of books two on Irish history.
She lived in ...

26 June 2013 05:16
by Lefayre

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Success with 1909 Prison Record for Mathew James

I was amazed to find Mathew James with his father's name William James, and William had himself as Mathew James.
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06 May 2013 01:33
by Mary Julia James

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william george lynn born 1907 died 1932

Thank you find my past ireland. My mother was given up for adoption in 1934 when she was a year old by her mother and never kn...

07 January 2017 19:41
by Guest

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Information about George Gilmore

Did any of you know George Gilmore, my first cousin once removed, If so please do get in touch, I would love to hear from you.to...

09 March 2013 11:30
by Heather Graham

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adopted baby boy

Anyone know if there was a baby boy born to Mary Meagher possibly between 1937 and 1957 - could be anywhere in Ireland but she l...

16 February 2013 09:52
by sarah reynolds

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james and john scully

I am trying to trace my family tree james and john scully . John married rhoda hughes , her mother leah hughes.she married I thi...

31 January 2013 14:20
by janine scully

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Quin family Dublin

My grandfather was born in Dublin 1886 his father and mother was James and Elizabeth Quin of Belvedere Ave Dublin. Would like to...

14 May 2016 04:32
by Guest

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Prison records

Just wanted to say thanks for the prison records; I unexpectedly found my great great grandfather (3 times in all!) but more im...

15 October 2016 13:14
by Guest

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Mary Leonard

Hi, I am new to this site and seeking help to find information on a Mary Ann Leonard. Possibly the daughter of Michael Leonar...

14 May 2016 04:03
by Guest

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Prison Records/Slaters business Directory

Thank you, just found my great grandfather, his age and physical description, wife's name,
his occupation., on the Prison R...

22 May 2012 16:24
by findmypast Ireland

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Prison Registers

Thank you-FMP.ie! The prison registers are liberally spinkled with my ancestors-which has been fantastic for confirming address...

08 January 2012 20:13
by Stephen

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Patrick Sheehan Fenit 1915

Just found my granduncle Patrick tried for offences against the realm in 1915. Thank you...

29 December 2011 16:47
by findmypast Ireland

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william of orange officers ties

found some of my family married into the darassus family of Dublin. OF whom an Elias darassus was a preacher at Port Arlington ...

24 November 2013 14:06
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