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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 ...
Population of Kerry 1891 Census

Population of Kerry 1891 Census

Summary Results  from the 2022 Census of Ireland show Kerry's population as  156,458.  Compare this to the population of Kerry in 1891- It was 179,136.  We can see clearly in the excerpt here from the Census of Ireland 1891 - ...

 

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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