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Which Kerry Family?

Which Kerry Family?

Popular surnames in Kerry can be the cause of a lot of head scratching when searching for Kerry Ancestors.   O’Sullivan, O’Connor, O’Connell, O’Donoghue, Fitzgerald, Stack, McElligott, Murphy, Walsh families are thick on the ground and when these surnames are combined with the traditional naming patterns of sons and daughters, identification of YOUR family can be […]

Kerry Administrative Divisions

Kerry Administrative Divisions

What are ‘Administrative Divisions’?,   you will probably ask.  These are the land divisions that were introduced to Ireland following the Norman invasion.  They were copies of the divisions then in use in the Kingdom of England.  Over the years there have been changes but the basic structure is set out below. Ireland is divided […]