Posts in category Kerry Newspapers & Publications

Kerry Famine Evictions

Kerry Famine Evictions

Evictions  occurred in Ireland when tenants could not pay the rent? While this might be the simplistic view it is not the full story. Inability to  pay the rent was usually the reason, but there were also a number of other explanations. Unreasonable  and unjust rent increases or landlords consolidating land from smallholdings that had […]

Finding Your Ancestors in Kerry

Finding Your Ancestors in Kerry

After a hectic September, I am finally getting down to ‘promoting’ my book Finding Your Ancestors in Kerry, which was launched by Jimmy Deenihan T.D., Minister for Diaspora Affairs on Monday 7th September, to a full house in the Kerry County Library, Moyderwell, Tralee. The book is a comprehensive guide to tracing your ancestors in […]

Flyleaf Press publishes “Findin...

Flyleaf Press publishes “Finding Your Ancestors in Kerry”

I am delighted to let you know that my guide to finding your Kerry Ancestors was published yesterday by Flyleaf Press.  With a comprehensive list of sources dealing with Kerry records – Census & Census Substitutes, Church & Civil Records, Wills, Land Records, Newspapers, Family Histories, Gravestones, Further Reading on Kerry History & Society you will […]

Parish Records

Parish Records

Over the past month, a number of readers of this blog, have got in touch with me to complain that Parish Priests have not replied to their emails requesting information on their ancestors.  All of the ‘complainants’ would be located abroad – the UK, USA or Austalia/New Zealand.   I know you feel that you are […]

Post-Civil War Compensation List Kerr...

Post-Civil War Compensation List Kerry

Post Civil War Compensation  List for County Kerry County Kerry Claims for compensation for loss of or damage to property that occurred as a result of military action between July 1921 and March 1923, under the Damage to Property (Compensation) Act, 1923 are now available  at the National Archives.   I have been going through […]

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