Comhghairdeas to Kathy Hochul, making history today, elected Governor of New York state,   Kathy is a ‘Kerry Girl’!  Her grandfather John Courtney was born in 1909 at Fahamore Castlegregory.

We find Kathy Hochul’s grandfather John Courtney/Cournane aged 2 with his family at Fahamore, Castlegregory on the 1911 Census of Ireland:



1911 Census of Ireland.   Kathy Hochul’s grandfather John Cournane [Courtney] (2), her great-grandfather John (36) her great-grandmother Bridget  (32), her Great-Great grandfather John (65) and Great-Great grandmother Ellen (62).