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Ireland and Irish Ancestry

This group is for anyone interested in Irish Ancestry.

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O'Riley of Cavan County

Started by William D Riley Jun 25, 2019.

Cavanagh 2 Replies

Started by Meg McLaughlin. Last reply by Meg McLaughlin Oct 22, 2018.

Dean Family History from Southern Ohio

Started by Meredith Locke Apr 6, 2016.

Healy's from county Cork Ireland and the USA emmigrated 1912 17 Replies

Started by Annemarie. Last reply by thomas patrick burke Nov 2, 2015.

Researching the Brophy surname and all variations

Started by Samantha Jansen Aug 29, 2015.

Ryan, Creeden, Linehan, Lyle, Sturgeon, and Innes are the surnames I'm researching 2 Replies

Started by K. Gustafson. Last reply by K. Gustafson May 29, 2015.

Gilhooly and Harris

Started by charmaine rosa Mar 16, 2015.

Brennan family and Wheylan 5 Replies

Started by Colleen Lynn. Last reply by Bob Mooney-Pa May 1, 2014.

County Monaghan Training in October 1 Reply

Started by Don Rose. Last reply by Don Rose Sep 21, 2013.

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Comment by J Day on December 10, 2019 at 1:42pm

Hi Jan and Loralee,

I've been here a while but haven't had much luck finding connections. The names I'm working on (some are for other nationalities) are:

Day, Dunn  Ferla Winski 

Presner Dugan Hejnar 

Brennan KISIELESKI Hooven 

Bates Cannarella Perliman 

Winterberg Waltz Gorman Craig

Connell  Giardina McCarthy McGee.


Comment by Janette Marie LaBarr Levenson on December 9, 2019 at 8:03pm

Hello, my name looks long but I go by Jan to keep things simple. I have just joined this group so I may need a bit of time to figure things out. In the US, my Irish ancestors surnames are Burns and Farley. I know there are different spellings of both names. I've only seen my 2nd great-grandfather's name spelled as Burns but I know this is more common in Scotland and that there are various Irish spellings such as Byrns. However, my 2nd great-grandmother's name is more questionable regarding the true spelling. Her name was Sarah Jane Farley in many US records such as census reports but the other possibilities are Farrelley (in Ireland) and Farrell in Ireland and the US. She, at least, was said to have come from County Louth. My Irish family has kept me up many nights so if anyone has any suggestions, I'd be happy to hear them. This is my introduction. Thank you.  

Comment by Loralee Wellington on May 21, 2019 at 10:51pm

I am researching the following Irish and Scots-Irish surnames:

MCCREIGHT, MCMICHAEL, PEARSON, MCCLUNEY, KERRIGAN, (Sligo) MORAN (Sligo), PLOVER (Galway), NOONAN (Teermaclane, Co Clare), O'BRIEN (Co Clare), KEARSE (Teermaclane, Co Clare)

Comment by Paul Caverly on October 9, 2017 at 8:45am
Comment by Paul Caverly on October 9, 2017 at 8:45am
Comment by Paul Caverly on October 9, 2017 at 8:43am
Comment by Paul Caverly on October 9, 2017 at 8:43am
Comment by J Day on December 31, 2016 at 9:27am

Surnames are Day and Dunn

Comment by Colin Larter on July 8, 2015 at 3:32pm

I have Irish ancestors by the name of Rafter who came to Queensland Australia

Comment by Morrisrat on July 8, 2015 at 7:42am

This link is now working for anyone interested in Catholic Parish Records.


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