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Mealy Auctioneers yesterday sold a copy of the 1916 Proclamation which they claim was in the possession of my grandfather Dr. James Ryan, a member of the GPO garrison. This provenance is based on a letter from a nephew of … Continue reading

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This document lists the tenants on 57 holdings on the estates of Hon. Francis A. Prittie during March and May 1826. It lists 71 names as several are in joint tenancies. It indicates the townland, rent and arrears for each. … Continue reading

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Tenants on the Colclough estate in Curraduff (probably Coorduff) and Ballycreen in the parish of St Mary’s Newtownbarry. Note there are two other townlands called Curraduff in surrounding Civil Parishes. Given the mention of Clonyburn and Ballycreen in the same … Continue reading

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The list of small farmers below is derived from 2 documents in Ms. 8344 in the National Library of Ireland, entitled “Rent ledger of lands in Co. Tipperary the property of the Maunsell (?) family, 1848”. Despite the title, the … Continue reading

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Our new publication ‘Guide to Finding your Ancestors in Kerry’ by Kay Caball will be formally launched by Jimmy Deenihan T.D., Minister for Diaspora Affairs, on Monday Sept 7th at 2.30pm in the Library Headquarters, Tralee, Co. Kerry. All are … Continue reading

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We would like to know more about how and why you are involved in family history and would like your help. We will offer books to the value of €50 to three people who complete a survey on your research … Continue reading

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Flyleaf Press has published a ‘Guide to tracing your Kildare Ancestors’ by Karel Kiely, Mario Corrigan & James Durney. All three authors are centrally involved in Kildare genealogy as researchers, archivists and/or authors. The publication is a comprehensive guide to … Continue reading

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Dublin, Ireland, September 2014. Flyleaf Press has announced that it has merged with Ancestor Network Ltd., the leading Irish family history services and probate research company (www.ancestornetwork.ie/). Ancestor Network has been at the forefront of the Irish family history market … Continue reading

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A mystery for your consideration. This “Workmen’s accounts from 18th to 25th March 1843” is in the National Archives of Ireland (ref BR 12/1). It is a standard labourer’s account book showing 37 names, duties performed per day and the … Continue reading

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