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Kerry Great Famine Population Impact

Kerry Great Famine Population Impact

Discover the impact of the Great Irish Famine on the population of your own particular Civil Parish of Kerry which we have extrapolated from all Irish Civil Parishes in IrishFamineProject.com The Great Famine’s impact on each local area is demonstrated clearly in an innovative interactive map. Alan Fernihough and his team at Queens University, Belfast […]

Kerry Descendant – Irish Passport

Kerry Descendant – Irish Passport

We get so many enquiries from Kerry descendants about acquiring an Irish Passport, we are outlining to-day the rules governing the application and granting of Irish passports through descent.   While applying for and acquiring an Irish Passport through Irish descent is fairly straightforward, there is the usual amount of paperwork (as expected) to get in […]

Kerry Census Records – More info

Kerry Census Records – More info

If you can identify any of your Kerry ancestors who emigrated or indeed still lived in Kerry and born from around 1835 onwards, you should be able to get a lot more information on the your ancestor or his/her family from either the 1901 or 1911 Census.  When I say 1835 onwards, I am assuming […]

Ballybunion Eviction 1884

Ballybunion Eviction 1884

One of our readers, Mary Wesley-Smith  has kindly alerted me to this letter which her relative John Stack wrote to the Kerry Sentinel in 1884.   A well written letter outlining his case: Ballybunion   7/6/1884 Sir,You will oblige me by giving publicity to the following facts in the columns of your popular journal to demonstrate the […]

 
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