Saturday, 13 May 2017

CLARE ROOTS SPREAD FAR AND WIDE... FROM CO CLARE TO CLARE VALLEY...






Courtesy of the Irish Times, 13 May 2017.. 
Thanks to Eric Shaw of Clare Roots Society





To make this easier to read, I have copied it in three sections.

EDWARD GLEESON
'King of Clare' 
and master of Australian wine.



Edward Gleeson... 
born near Six-Mile-Bridge in 1803.
...sailed from Calcutta on the Emerald Isle 1838
Died in 1870, buried in the cemetery of the Anglican Church, 
for which he laid the foundation stone in 1851.




Sunday, 7 May 2017

A HEARTFELT STORY.. SHARED BY THE WYNNE FAMILY





It is with much appreciation to the family of 
Colm Wynne, 
that I share this story. 
Carmel's words speak for themselves.


Please click on image to enlarge.

 R.I.P.

 If you have trouble reading this, please go here


AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND LECTURE TOUR - 2017 - ULSTER HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION




IFHF

Want to discover your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors?
Ulster Historical Foundation's Australia and New Zealand Lecture Tour runs from 18th May to 4th June 2017. For details please click on the link below.
Australia and New Zealand Lecture Tour, 
18th May - 4th June 2017

Staff from the Ulster Historical Foundation – Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt – will undertake an extensive Irish genealogy lecture tour from 18th May to 4 June 2017, delivering 10 programmes across Australia and New Zealand including: 
Wellington, NZ
Dunedin, NZ
Wanaka, NZ
Sydney, NSW
Sunshine Coast, QLD
Perth, WA
Melbourne, VIC (2 dates)
Auckland, NZ (2 dates)


Yours Sincerely
rootsireland.ie
Brought to you by the Irish Family History Foundation




Monday, 1 May 2017

NEW IN IGP ARCHIVES FOR APRIL








From Christina...

This month we have finished the older part of St. Mary's Ballygunner.
We have started Elmhall Cem, in Mayo which will end up in 2 parts. 
We are almost finished with Sligo City Cemetery's Middle section.
Enjoy!

CAVAN, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Gowna (R.C.) Cemetery (updated)
Killeshandra Old Burial Ground
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/cavan/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

DONEGAL, Killygordon, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
St. Patrick's R.C. Graveyard (Partial)
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/donegal/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

FERMANAGH, Genealogy Archives - Church Records
Derrygonnelly, Church Hill Baptisms, Wesleyan Methodist 1877-1930
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/fermanagh/church.htm

LEITRIM, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Conwall, Glendale Cemetery
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/leitrim/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

MAYO, Elmhall Cemetery, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Elmhall Cemetery, Belcarra, Part 1
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/mayo/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

MEATH, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Navan; St. Mary's (Right Side) (G-H)
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/meath/photos/tombstones/st-mary.htm

MONAGHAN & FERMANAGH, Genealogy Archives - Church Records
Clones Parish Registers, Marriages 1694-1702 & 1757-1778
Clones Parish Registers, Baptisms, 1710-1713
Clones Parish Registers, Baptisms, 1722-1725
Clones Parish Registers, Marriages 1723-1724
Clones Parish Registers, Marriages 1758-1767
Clones Parish Registers, Marriages 1792-1797
Clones Parish Registers, Marriages 1798-1805
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/monaghan/church.htm

SLIGO, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Sligo Cemetery - Middle Part, Section A (L-P)
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/sligo/photos/tombstones/sligo-cem.htm

WATERFORD, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Ballygunner, St. Mary - Pt. 8-13
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/waterford/photos/tombstones/ballygunner-ndx.htm
&
St. Andrew's (CoI) Plaques
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/waterford/photos/tombstones/markers.htm

WEXFORD, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Kilmore Quay, Grange, Graveyard
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/wexford/photos/tombstones/markers.htm


Christina
http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/
https://www.facebook.com/IrelandGenealogyProjects
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Thursday, 27 April 2017

CLARE ROOTS SOCIETY PRESENTS - DR. PAUL MacCOTTER



CLARE ROOTS SOCIETY MEETING 


OLD GROUND HOTEL


Presentation by: 

Dr. Paul MacCotter.

WHAT'S IN A SURNAME?








Courtesy The Irish Independent

Please click to enlarge...











Tuesday, 25 April 2017

NEW GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE ONLINE FOR SOUTH MAYO





IFHF

New Gravestone Inscriptions for South Mayo
We have added an index to over 50,000 names recorded on gravestones in South Mayo to our website. These have been abstracted from the gravestones collection held at the South Mayo Family Research Centre.
The index contains the deceased person's name and graveyard; in many cases the inscription contains the date of death, address and age of the deceased.The time period covered spans most of the 19th and 20th centuries.
For a full list of the genealogical sources now online for Co. Mayo  please click here
Yours Sincerely
rootsireland.ie
Brought to you by the Irish Family History Foundation on behalf of its member centres.








Thursday, 13 April 2017

CLAREMEN & WOMEN IN THE GREAT WAR






CLAREMEN & WOMEN IN THE GREAT WAR

The latest update to this amazing project is available online at


There are now over 3,000 names with:
  • The Alphabetical list - 524 pages.
  • The Where they Came From list - 560 pages.
  • Claremen in the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers -155 pages.
  • Claremen in the 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers - 167 pages.
  • Claremen in the 3rd to 9th Battalions Royal Munster Fusiliers -141 pages.
  • Over 100 new photos, and in depth detail of the battles in which Claremen died - Individual Profiles - 714 pages.
  • and More graves discovered in Clare related to WW1 including the new Clare Memorial - 95 pages.


Many thanks to Ger Browne and Clare Roots Society 
and Clare Library for hosting this.