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Faith & Fury – Dingl

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 are aware  of the campaign to evangelise or convert the  Irish-speaking community in Kerry, to date we have very few exact details.    This book […]

Born in Kerry?

If your ancestors were born in Kerry, where were they born?   And I don’t mean, what location?  I mean do you know exactly where they were born?    At home, a hospital, a private nursing home or …?    Well the answer is that it depends on when they were born.  What era? From the earliest […]

Emigrant Ship from D...

This is a record newly come to light, thanks to Dr Conor Brosnan’s research. Dingle Historical Society hosted an illustrated talk on The Great Famine in the Dingle Peninsula delivered by Dr Brosnan, in the Skellig Hotel, Dingle on 13th August last. To a packed house of more than 300 people, Dr Brosnan gave a […]