New R.I.C. Records Added by the Irish World Heritage Centre to the County Tyrone data
R.I.C. group with County Inspector Hetreed 1917 (National Library of Ireland)
Over 58,000 Royal Irish Constabulary records have just been added to the County Tyrone database by the Irish World Heritage Centre. These records cover R.I.C. members from all Irish counties.
To search these records please go to the County Tyrone search page and search under Census Substitutes, or login and click here.
You can choose R.I.C. from the Sources drop down list to search R.I.C. records only.
We have added transcripts of over 30,000 baptismal records to the database of the Galway East Family History Society on our website. These include the following parishes:
Abbey Duniry 1870-1909
For a full list of the genealogical sources now online for Galway East please see here.
Transcripts of 24,838 records have just been added to the database of Kildare Genealogy at www.kildare.rootsireland.ie. These include:
Narraghmore RC Parish 1827-1899 Baptismal and Marriage Transcripts (Including Crookstown and Kilmead)
Kill RC Parish Deaths 1903-1912
Various Graveyard Inscriptions – Full list available here.
Various corrections and updates have also been made throughout the database.
Work is ongoing and further records will be added to the County Kildare database.
We have added transcripts of over 32,000 records to the database of the Galway East Family History Society on our website. These include:
Non Catholic Marriages 1845-1955 – Parishes of Ardrahan, Athenry, Eyrecourt, Gort, Kilcolgan, Killinane, Kilconickney, Kinvara, Loughrea, Portumna, Tynagh, Woodford.
Census Records – 1889 – Woodford Parish Census
Graveyard Inscriptions – Ahascragh, Aughrim, Beagh, Clontuskert, Craughwell, Kilbeacanty, Kilclooney, Killascobe, Killimordaly, Kilmacduagh, Mountbellew, Moylough, Mullagh and Woodford.
The ruins of Clontuskert Abbey are located 8km from Ballinasloe in Co Galway. The west doorway of the church (1471) is notable for its carvings.
The following Census Substitutes have been added:
Christmas Donations – Beagh and Gort parishes, 1856
Registry of Freeholds 1829, County of Galway.
Slater’s and Pigot’s Directories, County of Galway, 1824, 1846, 1856, 1870, 1881 and 1894.
Tithe Applotment Books 1823-1850 – Parishes of Abbeygormican, Ahascragh, Augheart, Aughrim, Ballinakill, Ballymacward, Beagh, Boyounagh, Bullaun, Clonbern, Clonfert, Clonrush, Clontuskert, Donamon, Donanaghta, Duniry, Fahy, Fohanagh, Grange, Inishcaltra, Isertkelly, Kilbeacanty, Kilbegnet, Kilchreest, Kilcloony, Kilconnell, Kilconickny, Kilcroan, Kileeneen, Kilgerrill,Kilkerrin, Killaan, Killallaghtan, Killeenadeema, Killeroran, Killian, Killimorbologue, Killimordaly, Killinan, , Killogilleen, Killoscobe, Killosolan, Killora, Kilmacduagh, Kilmalinogue, Kilquain, Kilreekill, Kiltartan, Kilteskil, Kilthomas, Kiltormer, Kiltullagh, Leitrim, Lickerrig, Lickmolassy, Loughrea, Meelick, Moylough, Templetogher.
For a full list of the genealogical sources now online for Galway East please click here.
Fingal County Council’s Archives Service has teamed up with the Burial Grounds Section to provide free access to all the records of burials it holds. It has developed a complete, searchable database of burials with downloads of all original registers also available.
Fingal County Council is responsible for burials in 36 graveyards in North County Dublin. For the majority of these the Council holds a record of burials dating back to at least the 1930s.
The website is www.buried.fingal.ie
Kildare County Council’s Decade of Commemorations Committee, in association with Ireland’s Military Story, Merrion Press and June Fest, will host the inaugural Irish Military Seminar, 9-11 June, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.
Co. Kildare’s association with the military spans many centuries and continues to the present time. The aim of the seminar is to look at all aspects of Irish military history, drawing chiefly on events and personnel from within our nation’s past.
15.15 -17.30 FILM – Congo – An Irish Affair – a special showing.
17.45 p.m. Reception in foyer of Riverbank.
Opening of the Seminar by Mayor of Co. Kildare, Cllr. Ivan Keatley.
Book launch by Brig. General Joe Mulligan, GOC, Curragh – The War Memoirs of Lieut. Col. Clements, M.C., compiled and edited by James Durney and Hugh Crawford
18.30 – 19.15 p.m. Thomas Ashe – A life given for Ireland (the 100th anniversary of his death) – Maurice O’Keeffe and Dr. Helene O’Keeffe, Irish Life and Lore (Oral History Projects)
19.30 p.m. – 20.30 p.m. – Blue Caps and Bulls Wool – The Congo and beyond! Declan Power, Dan Harvey and Maurice O’Keeffe.
8.45 a.m. – 9.15 a.m. Registration Tea & Coffee
9.20 – 9.25 a.m. Opening Remarks – Wesley Bourke and Conor Graham
9.25 a.m. – 10.10 a.m. The Sea was Red with Irish Blood! – Gallipoli 1915 – Lar Joye
10.10 a.m. – 10.55 a.m. The Fenian Rising – Bloodlines! – Helen Litton
10.55 – 11.25 a.m. Break Tea/Coffee
11.30 -12.15 p.m. A very uncivil affair! War in Dublin 1922-1923 – John Dorney
12 .15 -13.00 p.m. Michael Kelly Lawler, American Civil War General – Wesley Bourke
13.00 – 13.55 p.m. LUNCH (at own expense)
14.00 -14.45 p.m. Full Metal Shamrocks – Irishmen and the Vietnam War, James Durney and guest(s)
14.50 p.m. – 15.35 p.m. A Belfast Jacobin – Samuel Neilson and 1798 Rebellion – Kenneth Dawson
15.35 p.m. – 15.50 p.m. Refresher Break
15.55 p.m. – 16.40 p.m. Luftwaffe Eagles over Ireland – Justin Horgan
16.40 p.m. – 17.00 p.m. Close of Seminar Q and A
11 a.m. – 18.00 p.m. McKenna Gallery Riverbank, Weapons Display and workshop – Irish Military Vehicles Group
FIELD TRIP TO THE RATH OF MULLAGHMAST
10.00 a.m. Bus departs Newbridge
Massacre at Mullaghmast – A Game of Thrones! – a note by Mario Corrigan and James Durney
The lost Medieval Village – Noel Dunne, Archaeologist
Performance – Griese Youth Theatre
12.30 p.m. Refreshments at Burtown House
14.00 p.m. Arrive back in Newbridge
Free Admission (minimal cost for field trip): booking essential: firstname.lastname@example.org/045 448327
Contact: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 045 448350 or 087 9871046
Seminar is part of Kildare County Council’s, Decade of Commemorations programme and a Creative Ireland initiative ― Creative Kildare 2017, in association with Ireland’s Military Story, Merrion Press and June Fest.