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Lord Ventry's tenant to NY Governor's Mansion

Lord Ventry’s tenant to NY Governor’s Mansion

On Tuesday 17th September, at midnight, Kathy Hochul (born Kathleen Courtney), New York’s first female governor, will take office. Kathy will be moving into the Governor's Mansion in Albany New York - it has housed governors and their families since ...
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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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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.