News from Ireland

I have located two ancestors!

When: Tuesday, 5 July, 2016

Leonie knew that John Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Rourke and Garrett Barry emigrated aboard the Golconda to New Zealand. John and Elizabeth married in New Zealand in 1862.

Tralee (Kerry)
The Mall, Tralee © NLI

Visiting Whitechurch

When: Thursday, 30 June, 2016

Helen hoped to visit the resting place of her Co. Down ancestors, Alexander Stevenson and Elizabeth Rainey, and their daughter, Eliza buried at the Whitechurch Graveyard, Ballywalter.

Ballywalter (Down)

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 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

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