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Killarney to Van Die...

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 Van Diemens Land [Tasmania] in 1837.   These families were not transported there; a number of the men were tradesmen and they obviously left Kerry in […]

Kerry Emigrants to N...

We are delighted this week to promote an important database of Kerry emigrants to New Zealand between 1860 and 1875.   I have always been intrigued by the number of Kerry people who emigrated there in the first half of the twentieth century, a great number of them from the Ballymacelligott area.   Why New Zealand?   Who […]

 
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