Build your family history, attach stories and places to people in your past and then walk in their footsteps, experiencing the same sites and sounds as your forebearers!


The Irish Historic Homes Survey

Irish community surveys of historic homesteads, homes; attaching family names to places in city, town and countryside.


Ardmore in 1916

The Ardmore Tidy Towns Association decided that researching the residents of Ardmore in 1916 would be an appropriate way to commemorate the 1916 Centenary. Because of time constraints we focused on Main Street, Chapel Row, Ard a Mhinistir and the older end of College Road.

O'Brien, Mary Bridget [b:1902]

Mary Bridget O'Brien was born into the thatched house on the corner of Main Street & Coffey Lane in, Ardmore. Here Mary is photographed with her brother Jack. Mary later married James Burke of Knockmeelmore, and after a while there they moved down to Crossford, to be closer to the village.



Kilfinnane Old Graveyard

This is the old medieval graveyard in Kilfinnane. Still in use by the local community it has been expanded into a cemetery.


Families of the Brunswick 1825

A record of the 242 individuals from xx families who sailed with Robinson on the Brunswick which left Queenstown/Cobh on the 11 May and arrived in Qu


SS. Peter and Paul, Kilmallock

A fascinating graveyard in the medieval town of Kilmallock. The Peter Robinson families from south Limerick would have known this town and graveyard. There are a number of later medieval tombs here including one with an effigy of a skeleton on it.



Holy Cross, Charleville

Charleville is a town on the border between counties Limerick & Cork. Holy Cross graveyard is situated in Co. Cork. Also known as Rathgoggan graveyard, from the townland (Rathgoggan South) in which it is situated. This was the medieval parish church and has an associated holy well.



This was the medieval parish church for Liscarroll. 



Situated in Churchtown townland and village this is also known as Bruhenny graveyard. Locked any time we have visited we presume this was not the case in the early 1800s.