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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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 ...
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Emigrant’s tale 1837- 1933

The following history of his family, written in the USA by Daniel E. Harrington over a three-year period from 1830 to 1933, gives an insight into the sad times and ...
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