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Limerick Genealogy provides a professional research service for those with ancestry in Limerick city and county

The Genealogy Event 2016: Adare, County Limerick

For the third year running The Genealogy Event has come to Limerick. Sponsored by RootsIreland.ie, it offered a wealth of up to date information on researching your Irish ancestors using familiar genealogical resources but also some lesser known sources. The … Continue reading

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Roots of the Rising: The Family Histories of Ned Daly & Con Colbert

As part of Ireland 2016 Centenary Year, Limerick Genealogy is planning exhibitions on the family histories of Ned Daly and Con Colbert, the two Limerick born men executed for their involvement in the Easter Rising. Ned Daly was the youngest of the … Continue reading

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The Genealogy Event sponsored by RootsIreland

There was a wonderful open atmosphere of information sharing and genealogy enthusiasm at The Genealogy Event, a conference on Irish Genealogy and DNA, held on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd August in Adare, county Limerick. Attendees came from counties throughout … Continue reading

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Hearing the Irish Accent of a Merrimac Victim Across 150 Years

Originally posted on Irish in the American Civil War:
On 8th March 1862, the Confederate Ironclad CSS Virginia (formerly the Merrimack) steamed out of Norfolk, Virginia to attack the Federal fleet in Hampton Roads. The resulting two-day encounter remains one…

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In Search of Con: The Remarkable Story of the Hunt for the ‘Idiot’ Boy Sold into Service

In Search of Con: The Remarkable Story of the Hunt for the ‘Idiot’ Boy Sold into Service.

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Find your Ancestors in Limerick with the Click of a Mouse

Researching your family history in Limerick is now easier thanks to a unique online database of more than one million genealogical records for Limerick city and county. At the website http://www.rootsireland.ie you can search computerised church records of baptisms, marriages and burials and … Continue reading

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Limerick has a specialised genealogical research service to help you trace your Irish family history in Limerick City and County and find out just who you are! Limerick Genealogy was established by Catriona Crowe, a former researcher with Limerick Ancestry … Continue reading

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