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Faith & Fury - Dingle & West Kerry 1825-1845

Faith & Fury – Dingle & West Kerry 1825-1845

A most interesting book - for all those interested in history and genealogy in Kerry in the early half of the 19th century - was published this week. While we are aware of the campaign to evangelise or convert the ...
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Found - another Kerry Girl, Earl Grey Scheme

Found – another Kerry Girl, Earl Grey Scheme

When I attempted to research the identities of the 117 Kerry Girls who went to Australia in 1849/1850 on the Earl Grey emigration scheme, there was a huge blank in finding the families of the Killarney girls. The thirty five ...
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Killarney to Van Diemens Land 1837

Killarney to Van Diemens Land 1837

This is an unusual blog. Together with an Australian PhD candidate, Margaret Coffey, I am trying to identify all or some of the Killarney families who were FREE emigrants to Van Diemens Land [Tasmania] in 1837. These families were not ...
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Webinar on the Fall of the Fitzmaurices (By Kay Caball)

 

Oct 2020 with the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society

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