News from Ireland

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

Oral History Interview Skills Workshop

When: Monday, 21 November, 2016

This workshop is open to anyone interesting in developing the techniques and interview skills required for undertaking oral history projects and will be delivered by Oral History Consultant Dr Tomás Mac Conmara.

Portumna (Galway)

Bequests to Orphan School in St. Catherine's Parish, Dublin

When: Monday, 14 November, 2016

Residents of the parish district, and Institutions are mentioned in these Last Wills. Date [unknown to be determined] Historical summaries from CHARITABLE DONATIONS AND BEQUESTS (IRELAND), concerning St.Catherine's district. The contents of the document itself in whole is quite lengthy, herein extracted from the original compiler [to be determined]. The following individuals and institutions may have had these transactions administered by the Earl of Meath Charitable Loan association of St.Catherine's distict. However details are not presently available to confirm this yet due to the poor quality of the digital conversion. [   ] Brackets have been inserted for the page herein to cover digital conversion flaws by [to be determined]. We beleive the material is now in the public domain. Please inform us of any further information, extracted quote follows:

St Catherines (Dublin)

Charities and Institutions circa 1884

When: Monday, 14 November, 2016

Historical summaries from The Charities of Dublin, concerning St. Catherine's district. The contents of the book itself in whole is quite lengthy, herein extracted from the original compiler editor and author R.M. Barrett 1884. See details below.

St Catherines (Dublin)

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