News from County Kerry

The Earls of Castlehaven or Lord Audleys of Cork and Kildare

The Earls of Castlehaven or Lord Audleys of Cork and Kildare

When: Wednesday, 24 May, 2023

 In 1601, the 1st Earl of Castlehaven was a leading English commander in the decisive Battle of Kinsale in which he was wounded.

County Kerry in Focus

County Kerry in Focus

When: Tuesday, 18 October, 2022

The Kingdom as it's often referred to has some of the most spectacular sights on the island from the Ring of Kerry, Skellig Islands to the Dingle Peninsula it's no wonder over 1 million tourists stopped off there last year. 

Ballynabloun in County Kerry

Chronicles from Ballynabloun in County Kerry

When: Monday, 1 June, 2020

Between 1880 and 1895 all but one of the O'Leary children, born and raised in the townland of Ballynabloun, emigrated to Connecticut in the USA.

Prior (Kerry) Kerry
Ardfert Abbey

A History of the Crosbies - Leading Landlord Family on County Kerry, Ireland

When: Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

The Crosbies had highly unusual origins. Their story begins with the MacCrossans of Laois who were historic bards to the two leading clans of the Irish midlands, the O’Moores of Laois and the O’Connors of Offaly.

The Mall, Tralee © NLI

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) Kerry

New County Kerry Records Online

When: Thursday, 19 March, 2020

New Kerry Records by Brendan Scott Roots Ireland are delighted to announce the addition of 220,000 Roman Catholic baptismal and marriage records from County Kerry to the Roots Ireland database at