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Free database access

Started Jul 11, 2018 0 Replies

The New England Historic Genealogical Society is allowing free access to all of its AmericanAncestors.org databases until the end of Tuesday 17th July.…Continue

Irish History Lantern Slides Digitised

Started this discussion. Last reply by Annemarie Healy Mar 21, 2014. 1 Reply

More than 1,500 lantern slides held by the University of Warwick library's Modern Records…Continue

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Online access to Irish Wills

Started Mar 17, 2014 0 Replies

Just for St. Patrick's Day, origins.net is allowing free access to their Irish Wills Index 1484-1858…Continue

Irish Army Census records now searchable by name

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Lloyd Mar 12, 2013. 1 Reply

The Irish Army Census was a snapshot of the National (Free State) Army taken at midnight on 12/13 November, 1922, during the guerrilla phase of the Irish Civil War. The census records details of more…Continue

 

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Gerry Allan Burnie commented on Kieron Punch's blog post 'Tracing Your Irish Ancestors' Reflects Rapid Growth in Resources
"Thank you for this frank but excellent review. I have been in search for any records relating to John Burnie (b1772), whose headstone (1856) reads that he was late of Derry Ireland, but whose sons were born in various counties, including Antrim,…"
Mar 18
Kieron Punch's blog post was featured

'Tracing Your Irish Ancestors' Reflects Rapid Growth in Resources

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, 5th Edition By John Grenham Published in Ireland by Gill Books and in the USA and Canada by Genealogical Publishing Co.John Grenham is something of a legend in Irish genealogical circles. During a professional career of almost 40 years he has played a leading…See More
Feb 17
Kieron Punch's blog post was featured

Shot While Attempting To Escape

I have recently been reading transcripts of British House of Commons parliamentary debates for the period 1919-1921 in search of information relating to the Irish War for Independence and came across the following:On 12 May, 1921, the Member of Parliament A.E.Newbould asked how many Irish prisoners had been killed or wounded by the forces of the Crown while attempting to…See More
Feb 8
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Shot While Attempting To Escape

I have recently been reading transcripts of British House of Commons parliamentary debates for the period 1919-1921 in search of information relating to the Irish War for Independence and came across the following:On 12 May, 1921, the Member of Parliament A.E.Newbould asked how many Irish prisoners had been killed or wounded by the forces of the Crown while attempting to…See More
Feb 3
Kieron Punch posted a blog post

'Tracing Your Irish Ancestors' Reflects Rapid Growth in Resources

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, 5th Edition By John Grenham Published in Ireland by Gill Books and in the USA and Canada by Genealogical Publishing Co.John Grenham is something of a legend in Irish genealogical circles. During a professional career of almost 40 years he has played a leading…See More
Jan 7

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Shot While Attempting To Escape

Posted on February 3, 2020 at 11:00am 0 Comments

I have recently been reading transcripts of British House of Commons parliamentary debates for the period 1919-1921 in search of information relating to the Irish War for Independence and came across the following:

On 12 May, 1921, the Member of Parliament A.E.Newbould asked how many Irish…

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'Tracing Your Irish Ancestors' Reflects Rapid Growth in Resources

Posted on January 7, 2020 at 4:30am 1 Comment

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, 5th Edition

By John Grenham

Published in Ireland by Gill Books and in the USA and Canada by Genealogical Publishing Co.…

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Free Family History Database Access Helps Mark Armistice Centennial

Posted on November 9, 2018 at 7:30am 0 Comments

The (New York) Evening World declares the war over on Nov. 7, four days before the Armistice was formally signed. (Library of Congress)

To commemorate 100 years since the ending of the First World War, Find My Past is offering free access to its family history database collections this weekend from 12:00 noon (GMT)…

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Paddy the Navvy

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 10:30am 5 Comments

"In eighteen hundred and forty-four

I landed on the Liverpool shore

Me belly was empty me hands were raw

With working on the railway, the railway

I'm weary of the railway

Poor paddy works on the railway"

(from Poor Paddy on the Railway by The Dubliners…

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Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 11:00am on September 20, 2011, Gerry Regan said…
Kieron, great to have you aboard here. I'm hoping you might share, as your time allows, some of your family history here, which I've always found fascinating.
At 1:16pm on March 17, 2013, James Francis Smith said…

Kieron

I'm delighted that you're providing such detail about the Irish. I'm trying to flesh out their contributions on this side of the pond. Visit my blog www.theirish-americanstory.com, when you have a few moments.

James Francis Smith

At 1:13pm on November 23, 2015, Jean rice said…
Hi Kieron
Check your Face Book I have left you a message

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