Recent Blog Posts

An Tóramh (The Wake)
An Tóramh or The Wake caught my eye on a friend's FB page. Maurice Brick, a native of Na Gorta Dubha, Ballyferriter, is now a long-term resident of New Rochelle, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Webinar on the Fall of the Fitzmaurices (By Kay Caball)

Oct 2020 with the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society