News from Ireland

A sporting family then and now

When: Tuesday, 21 June, 2016

Last Christmas Pete Farrell made contact with Tom the Ireland XO Volunteer in Cahir, County Tipperary, hoping he could learn more about the Farrell family.

Caher (Tipperary)
Leinster Regiment with William Farrell

A visit to a broken, old stone house

When: Tuesday, 7 June, 2016

Robert Horwood has just returned home to Australia after a visit to Killaloe, Co. Clare. In April he posted a message to the XO Message Board seeking further information about his ancestors, Thomas Crowe and his wife Margaret O'Donnell from Co. Clare.

Killaloe (Clare)
Old Crowe House

A visit from down under

When: Tuesday, 7 June, 2016

In March last, Heather Maloney contacted us looking for further information about her Laffy and Scahill ancestors. Heather was planing a trip to Ireland and hoped to learn more about her family from Galway and specifically her Laffy-Scahill connections in Annaghdown.

Annaghdown (Galway)
Thelma, Sonia and Heather