My name is Mary Kirwan, from Wexford, Ireland. Hello to my newly-found descendants in South Australia. I would never have guessed that tragedy in my daughter’s early married life would have resulted in my DNA ending up at the bottom of the world.
The Surprise, moored at the Cove of Cork, and the Essex, at Kingstown in Dublin Bay (now Dun Laoghaire), were derelict ships which operated as holding prisons for convicts from 1823 until 1837.
The aim, once they have collated all the descendants, is to reconnect them with their ancestors in Ireland.
Arrival of Irish Famine Orphan Girls in Melbourne
22nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference.
IXO volunteers in the parish of your ancestors are a friendly face and great source of information and advice;
when everyone is poor, cooperation tends to be more common than conflict.
Remembering the women of the 1916 Dublin rising.
A two-day International Clann Gathering will be held in the heart of “McKenna Country” – Emyvale, the Barony of Truagh and Monaghan Town to celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising
the main emphasis of his address was to the impressive histories of all the Irish diaspora around the world,