News from Ireland

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

Visiting Old Rahoon

When: Wednesday, 7 December, 2016

Throughout the early part of 2016 Julie DeFrancesco and her family eagerly planned a trip to Ireland. As the family historian and armed with family papers and documents she hoped to visit the parishes of her ancestors, the Delaneys from Laois and the Maloys from Galway.

Rahoon (Galway)
Old Rahoon Graveyard 2016

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