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Fr. Ferris's Parish Histories

Fr. Ferris’s Parish Histories

Priest’s history will be a real collector’s item From KillarneyTo-day.com  Posted on January 12, 2024 by John O'Mahony A fascinating history of the parishes of Rathmore, Gneeveguilla and Knocknagree is to be published – 100 years after it was written. The manuscripts penned ...
Do you Know? Kerry Marriages

Do you Know? Kerry Marriages

When researching your Kerry ancestors, have you noticed that almost all marriages in the 1800s took place in January or February? Did you wonder why? Well into the 20th century, the busiest time for match-making in Ireland began right after ...
Bridget Ryan - Kerry Girl from Listowel Workhouse to Australia 1850

Bridget Ryan – Kerry Girl from Listowel Workhouse to Australia 1850

Bridget (Biddy) Ryan who gave her address on arrival in Sydney as ‘Bruff’ is one of the intriguing stories of the Earl Grey Orphans and one we have not solved entirely. When Bridget  was originally ‘selected’ by Lieutenant Henry in ...

 

Webinar on the Fall of the Fitzmaurices (By Kay Caball)

 

Oct 2020 with the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society

The book is available for purchase at O’Mahonys Booksellers Limerick. 


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