News from Ireland

Connection Story - Surrey and County Offaly

When: Friday, 1 February, 2019

Last October, Sally Rafferty contacted Ireland Reaching Out to let us know that she was coming to Birr in Count Offaly, along with her father Jim. She asked if there was someone available locally to help them discover more about their Irish place of origin.

Birr (Offaly)
Sally Rafferty (nee Booth) and her father Jim Booth in St Brendan's Church of Ireland Birr County Offaly

Reconnecting with Kiltormer

When: Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

The highlight of our trip to Ireland in September was meeting our distant relatives in Kiltormer!  With the help of Ireland Reaching out, Mary McLaughlin, John Joe Conwell  and Mary Lynch, we were able to re-co

Kiltormer (Galway)

Connection Story - Canada and Loughrea

When: Thursday, 13 September, 2018

Image above: Walking in the footsteps of the Usshers Seeing the Land of the Usshers By Andrea Lister I was recently fortunate enough to travel to Ireland and see the land where on which my ancestors were born.

Loughrea (Galway)

Connection Story - Scotland and Sligo

When: Wednesday, 15 February, 2017

In December 2015 I registered and posted what information I had in my search for my maternal relatives Owen and Catherine Coleman.  Within this post I included details of my Gt.

Ballymote (Sligo)
Mary Coleman and Michael Joseph Cawley

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