From Limerick and Wicklow, now with a street named after a member of the family.
The battle of Trafalgar in 1805, in which Nelson defeated a combined French and Spanish fleet, was considered an astonishin
The tumultuous life and times of Julia Brien.
DNA testing brings together many generations later cousins descended from a Famine orphan Jane Feeney.
She wasn’t simply an obscure name on a family tree. Her name appeared in the archives, documents from which I could determine meaning.
Mary Mc Connell entered the workhouse in Belfast in July 1847 as an orphan and a pauper.
Anyone who has dabbled in researching Famine Orphan girls will recognise the vast amount of work and skill involved in this collection of histories.
Mary Ann McMaster came to Australia under the Earl Grey Scheme.
The Butlers, powerful aristocrats, occupied a major part in the history of Ireland for over 500 years.
His greatest strength is indubitably his capacity to create a page turning narrative out of both the mundane and exotic.