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Killarney Lying-in Institution
Last month I was perplexed by a query I received from a descendant whose ancestor had been born in the 'Killarney Lying-in Institution'. I had never heard of it and ...
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Born in Kerry?
If your ancestors were born in Kerry, where were they born? And I don't mean, what location? I mean do you know exactly where they were born? At home, a ...
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Kenmare, Co. Kerry 1837
An excerpt from Samuel Lewis Kenmare – A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837: Kenmare, a post-town and parish, in the barony of GLANEROUGH, county of KERRY, and province of MUNSTER, ...
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Dingle, Co. Kerry 1837
An excerpt from Samuel Lewis Dingle - A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837: Dingle is the most westerly town in Ireland; it is situated in lat. 52o 10' 30" and ...
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