Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Irish Lives Remembered May/June edition now out

From Irish Lives Remembered (

The May/June edition (29th issue) of Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy e-Magazine is now live and can be read/downloaded FREE of charge via or directly at

Topics of interest covered in our latest 60 page issue includes:

· Composer and singer/songwriter ‘Sting’ visits Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan to find out more about his 3rd great grandmother, Mary Murphy from Inniskeen.
· Fiona Fitzsimons from Eneclann writes about talk show host Graham Norton’s Wicklow ancestry.

Tracing your County WICKLOW Ancestors

· Findmypast Ireland records for the garden county
· Roots Ireland Wicklow branch showcases what’s on offer for the county
· The story of Nicholas Delaney ‘An Irish Convict & Rebel’ in Australia

The Irish in MINNESOTA

· Genealogist and lecturer, Joe Buggy looks at tracing the Irish in Minnesota
· Maureen Wlodarczyk discusses the life Irish-American Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm

General News

· National Library of Ireland announces July launch of 400,000 free catholic parish microfilms
· Eneclann & Ancestor Network return to the National Library of Ireland with their free genealogy advisory service
· Jayne Shrimpton covers a photo of the O’Grady Clan from Waterford in 1915
· Latest schedule of speakers at the prestigious Irish Genealogy Summer School at U.C.C.
· Fly Leaf Press are offering a special discount to Irish Lives readers on their title ‘Tracing Your Galway Ancestors’
· Townlands of Ulster – A case study on the parishes of Moire and Magheralin
· Rare artefacts brings Limerick’s military history back to life
· The North of Ireland Family History launch new Tyrone research book at WDYTYA
· New Irish records on Findmypast Ireland
· The story behind Irish Painted Clans – a new Irish business
· News, Events and Book store

(With thanks to Eileen Munnelly)


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