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Lord Ventry’s tenant to NY Governor’s Ma

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 York –  it has housed governors and their families since 1875.   It is at some remove from where the Courtney/Cournane family lived in Ireland in […]

Sneem Churches (Co. Kerry)

Sneem Churches (Co. Kerry)

To-day it is Sneem, requested by a reader.  A history of the village and church.  I am quoting directly here from the 2005 publication The Diocese of Kerry formerly Ardfert: Working in the Fields of God, edited by Fr. Kieran O’Shea:       “The Catholic Parish of Sneem comprises the eastern portion of the […]

Ardfert, Cathedral, Church & Friary.

Ardfert, Cathedral, Church & Friary.

          Continuing to bring the history of different Kerry Churchs, as requested by my readers, to-day it is the historic ecclesiastical centre of Ardfert.     I am quoting directly here from the 2005 publication The Diocese of Kerry formerly Ardfert: Working in the Fields of God, edited by Fr. Kieran O’Shea, which I understand is […]

St. Michael’s Church, Lixnaw

St. Michael’s Church, Lixnaw

Readers of last week’s blog on St John’s Church, Tralee, have requested a background or history  of a number of other Kerry churches.  So today it is St. Michael’s Church, Lixnaw.  I am quoting directly here from the 2005 publication The Diocese of Kerry formerly Ardfert: Working in the Fields of God, edited by Fr. […]

 
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