Posts Tagged “Galway”

Show 202
Among Todays Topics at the Irish Roots Cafe:

1)   Family of the Day:  Lynn
2)   Irish County of the Month:  Galway
3)   Searching For: Dulin, Sheahan, Madden
4)   Curious News: Irish Vatican offices closed
5)   On the Web: U.S. Marine Museum in Ireland
6)   Curious: Mummy under floorboards not Irish?
7)   Google pool pampers in Dublin.

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with curious news and notes from Ireland.
From the Irish Roots Cafe at www.Irishroots.com

This Weeks Audio
Total Time: 25:50

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and links can be found at:
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Notes This Week:
What’s happening today at the Irish Roots Cafe

1) It’s been another busy month here at the Cafe.
Working on a links page for Irishroots.com.  I think
we’ll just have a top 10 for each area of study that
we have a the hedge school, starting with Genealogy.

2)  On the song front, we are still drumming with Celtique
and on a seperate note, I actually had a small practice
with a live fiddler !  Some adjustments need to be made
when singing in the presence of a musician….

3) We’ll be back next episode with an interview on Irish
experiences at the university level. Stay tuned for that…
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Galway history notes from our Galway books of the month:
(From ‘Families of County Galway, Ireland by O’Laughlin)

Hardiman, in his noted History of Galway gives
us the names of the principal families fishing on
the lake and bay of Galway, and making short
voyages along the coast.  They are  given sometime
after the 12th century Norman invasions. They are
found however, among the earliest families
documented in that area.  They are named as follows:

Athy  (d’Athy)
Branegan (Brannigan, etc..)
Blundell (Blundle, Blondell)
Brunt
Burdon
Cale (perhaps Cahill?)
Coppiner (Coppinger)
Develin (Devlin, Dillon or Dilin)
Ffarty (Faharty)
Ffrihin (Frean, Freen, Frehan)
le Fickhill
Kellerie (Killory), Killery)
Kerwick (Kirwin, Kerwickan)
Lang
Lawles (Lawless)
Moylin
Muneghan (Munahan, Monahan)
Penrise (Penrice, Rice, Rise, Ap Rhis)
Sage
Kancaorach
Valley or Wallin
Verdon
Weider
White

The above names do not, by any means include all
of the native families in County Galway.  As with
much of history they focus on the area around
Galway Bay and City.  Galway Town became a county
unto itself, separate from the rest of Galway.
Hardiman said that Athy, Ffarty, Ffrihin, Killery,
Kirwan and White families were still to be found
in the 19th century…

King James Irish Army
In King James’s Irish Army List we read of the following
appointed assessors of Galway City by King James in 1690:
Mayor, Recorder and Sheriff pro temp. Stephen Deane;
Peter Kirwan; John Bodkin; James Browne, Collector;
John Kirwan, Thomas Revett, and George Stanton.
For the county of Galway were appointed: the High Sheriff
pro temp. Sir Ulick Bourke; Roger O’Shaughnessy; Richard
Bourke of Derryraghaghna; Nicholas French; Oliver Martin;
Dermot Daly; Laughlin Daly; James Donnellan; Richard Blake;
and Miles Bourke of Clougheroge Esq…   One can assume
that the outcome of the conflict affected these men and their
property in particular.
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And from our second book, here is the content outline:

‘Co. Galway Ireland genealogy & family history notes’.
ISBN: 0 940134 82 9

C o n t e n t s

List of Books, ISBN data…………………………
Barony Map of County Galway…………………

P a r t   O n e
Introduction to Sources; Birth Index…………….
National Resource List …………………………
Local Resource List……………………………. .
Map of  the Four Masters…………………………
Families on the Map of  the Four Masters……….
Names from “Irish Families”………………….
Passengers From Galway………………………

P a r t    T w o
Census substitue, showing the methods of spelling
family names and place names in the 17th cent…
A detailed listing of former and new proprietors
of lands and property in Galway, including proprietors
in 1640,’ Irish Papist’, and proprietors in 1657,
English Protestants, individually and specifically
named.

P a r t    T  h r e e
Coats of Arms and Genealogical Notes.
Arms connected in some way to the county, as taken
from the Irish Book of Arms.  The original listings
provide specific locations for families, and clues for
future research…………………….

P a r t    F o u r
The Tribes of Galway……………………………

P a r t    F ive
Finding Locations……………………………..
County Map…………………………………….
Index of Place Names, ancient & modern. A sampling
of place names to assist in finding locations in the
county, as taken from the Master Book of Irish Placenames.

More  Illustrations
Warden Lynch’s House  A – 2
Claddah, Gort and Galway C – 2
Seal of Christopher Bodkin T – 8
Map of County Galway P-2
Map of Galway Town P-4

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We publish more Irish genealogy books than anyone !

Books of the Month:

1)  The Families of County Galway, Ireland  (hardbound
book, on family history in Galway.)
http://www.irishroots.com/id4004.htm

2) Co. Galway Ireland, genealogy & family history notes.
Our spiral bound book for those researching in Co. Galway.
It holds some of the most often consulted resources here
at the library, including arms, detailed color map,
sources, etc…
http://www.irishroots.com/id4829.htm

3) Surnames of Ireland by Kneafsey (Neafsey)
http://www.irishroots.com/id4977.htm
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Raise our eyes skywards, give thanks,  ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1)  Jane Werthmann of Milford, CT, Welcome as a
member!

2) Joseph Reilly of Washington, DC your Longford
genealogy book has shipped !
my gr gr grandfather was born in Dublin.

3)  Janet Denby-Stewart of Maple Valley, WA,
welcome as a new member !
Looking for parents of William T. Dulin b. 1878 in
Missouri. Williams parents were born in Kentucky
and name may have been changed.

4) Amanda Woolley of Oviedo, FL, your Families of
County Cork has shipped !

5) Paddy Fitzgibbon of Listowel, Co. Kerry, your Co.
Kerry genealogy and family history notes shipped !

6) Clare Harwood of Essex, United Kingdom, your
County Wexford, Ireland genealogy book shipped !

7) Welcome Mark Sheahan of Hilliard, Ohio as a
new member!
I’ve found that Dennis Sheahan emigrated from Ireland
sometime in the mid-1800’s. He married Mary
MacCarthy, also from Ireland. On my mother’s side,
John Patrick Madden also emigrated in the same time
period. He married Bridget McDonough who was born
in Ireland also.
They all eventually lived and died in Toledo, Ohio…

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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Lynn

Todays family history in honor of :
James Lynn, of Battle Ground, Washington.
Searching the Lynn, Linn, surname. Family
left Ireland abt. 1736. Family from Banbridge,
Co. Down or Toome Baronie in Antrim.

Related Spellings of the Name : Linn, Lynd, McKlinn, McCline
O’Lynn, MacLynn, Lynne, Flynn, O’FLoinn etc….

Varient Spelling Groups:   #1141, #2473

From The Guide to Various Spellings of Irish Family Names
http://www.irishroots.com/id4918.htm

History of the Name
Of the several reported origins of the name, perhaps the
most numerous will be from O’Floinn, coming from the
personal Irish name of Flann.  Kneafsey, in his book
‘Surnames in Ireland ’gives that in 1992, 96% of the name
were ‘Lynn’ and 4% were O’Lynn.  His surname map for the
name is based upon 470 families.

Clusters Mapped
Kneafsey also gives the cluster of Lynn families in Mayo and
Sligo appear to be separate from the main grouping in
East Ulster.  Based upon ‘Surnames of Ireland’ by ‘Neafsey’,
in which a surname location map for the name is included:
http://www.irishroots.com/id4977.htm

copyright 2010, IGF, based in part upon
The Book of Irish Families, great and small

http://www.irishroots.com/id4098.htm

Irish Family Coats of Arms From the Irish Book of Arms
A Brief search in that work shows:

http://www.irishroots.com/id4861.htm

1) No arms given for Lynn, but of course ‘Flynn’ arms are
well establsihed !
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Coming Up Later in this episode:
Mummy found under floorboards at which University ?
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The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name multiple times, here are a few examples:

1)   A. Lynn; R. Lynn in Co. Waterford genealogy & family history.
2)   O’Lynn in Surnames of Ireland with 200 family maps.
3)   Wm. Lynn in County Tyrone genealogy and family history
4)   Lynnes of Essex, in The Families of Co. Kerry, Ireland.
5)   Wm. Lynn in ‘Special Census of Ireland’ Pynnars Survey.
6)   W. Lynn in the Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters.
7)   Lynne in Co. Armagh, Ireland, genealogy and family history.

You can use this free index to search for your family name:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/21/45/
Remember to leave off the Mac or O when typing your name.
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Around the World, in Irish Ways.
The Web Page and Video of the Month.

1) Loretta Lynn & Jack White – Family Tree  (Song -Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVHI0ePw5u4

2)   Jennifer Lynn Irish School of Dance   (Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFlJ0dIpW6w

3)  Descendants of Andrew Lynn, Sr.  (web page)
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~andersoninsco/Lynn_Genealogy.htm

4) Galway Ireland, the world of travel. (video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkV_3H1lRN0

see also our Irish Video Shorts at:
http://www.irishroots.com/irishvideo/rss.xml
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Curious News and Notes, From Ireland today

1)  Irish government closes Irish embassy to the Vatican.
Budget Cut or Culture War ?  First time ever done.
Cardinal Seán Brady expressed his “profound disappointment”
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2011/1104/breaking12.html

2)  Lady Gaga, Coldplay and Justin Bieber to appear
in Belfast for MTV European Music Awards. 20,000 fans
expected.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-15589384

3)  Worlds most developed ‘Human development’ Countries.
Ireland still in top 10. U.S. is no longer ! (drop from 4th to 23rd)
Based on Wealth, Health & Equality.  Sounds like culture war !
http://www.thejournal.ie/ireland-among-worlds-top-countries-for-human-development-270241-Nov2011/

4)  American Marine Museum in Derry. Secret files revealed.
Museum to open documenting the U,S. marines in WW ll
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-foyle-west-15551358

5)  Google building pool for pampered employees in Dublin !
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/frontpage/2011/1102/1224306913177.html?via=mr

6)   3000 year old mummy under floorboards at University
College Cork.. investigation…. to be returned or not ?
http://www.examiner.ie/ireland/shrouded-in-mystery-172465.html

7) Tourism back up to 2007 levels in Ireland,
O’Bama and Queen to blame?
http://businessetc.thejournal.ie/2011-marks-recovery-for-irish-tourism-268348-Nov2011/

…….So end the notes from the Irish Hedge Row today.
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He also bears Sullivan, Buckley, Kilmartin, Llewellyn and
Kelliher roots.

A one of a kind resource, he is the most published
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Advance Shownotes episode 193
Among Todays Topics at the Irish Roots Cafe:

1)   Family of the Day: Noone
2)   Irish County of the Month: Galway
3)   Search For: Cody, Donnelly, Gilfillan, Carter
4)   Curious News: Australian convicts return to Cobh
5)   Page: 99% of Nat Library holdings stored improperly
6)   Curious Note: Irelands first female Chief Justice
7)   One minute podcast:  Irish Family History CD

Listen to all of our podcasts at www.Irishroots.com
We have three types of podcasts:
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Irish Family History and Genealogy

with curious news and notes from Ireland.
From the Irish Roots Cafe at www.Irishroots.com

This Weeks Audio Timeline

Todays Topics:                    1:00
Notes from Mike:                 2:00
One Minute Podcast:           4:00
Book of the Month:              6:30
The Magnificent Seven:        9:30
Irish Name of the Day:       11:30
Sources:                            15:30
Websites of the Week:        16:30
Curious News and Notes:   18:30

Total Time: 25:50
Our Enhanced Irish Family History podcast with photos and
links can be found at:
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Notes This Week:
What’s happening today at the Irish Roots Cafe

1) The first workshop of its kind was completed a few
weeks back in Kansas City.  Brían Ó hAirt, was the teacher
for the Irish Language and Culture Immersion Weekend!
He sings in the Irish band Bua. His Sean Nós Dance Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v​=pwBC6FO5A8o

2)  We are preparing for the Dublin, Ohio Irish fest the
first weekend of August, and hope to see some of you
there !  We will also be doing the national launch of our
Hedge School CD masters program !  Let me know below
if you want a specific book or CD on hand for you….
We’ll be at the genealogy tent again this year !
(12 years straight)

https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=184288294958276

3) Maria has started up a session of Irish Songs on First
Sundays of every month.  Very good program, and of course
bring your instrument if you want accompaniment.  It will
be Sean Nós for me, so accompaniment is optional !
It’s all down at the Irish Center at the Union Station in
K.C.MO. From 1:00 to 4:00 or so…
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One Minute Podcast
Let’s listen to one of our 7 podcast series’ on Song; Recitation;
Travel; History; Irish-America; or Irish language.

Todays Podcast extract is from
Our “Irish Family History and Genealogy” CD
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For more podcasts like todays sample extract,
check out our Irish Masters Genealogy CD program for beginners:

Irish Family History: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/97/152/
Photo Enhanced version:  http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/103/156/
Irish in America:  http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/98/154/
Irish Song /recitation:  http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/99/153/
Irish Video Shorts:  http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/104/157/
Irish Hedge Row History: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/105/158/
Hello Fada, Irish language: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/106/159/
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We publish more Irish genealogy books, podcasts and CDs
than anyone else in the world !

Books of the Month:

1)  Families of County Galway, Ireland
Our hardbound volume on family history in Co. Galway.
http://www.irishroots.com/id4004.htm

2) County Galway genealogy and family history notes.
Our 2nd book on Galway from the Irish Families Project.
This is the spiral bound volume, different from the book above.
http://www.irishroots.com/id4829.htm

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Coming Up:
Scarecrows line the streets of what Irish town.
Humpback whales appear where for 2nd time in 20 years?
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Time to raise our eyes skywards, give thanks, and  ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1) Casey at Mulon & Casey, in Paris, France. Your Counties
Kildare, Wicklow and Carlow books have shipped !

2)  Welcome new member Maureen Donnelly, of Iowa City, IA.
searching: Cody Donnelly Gilfillan Carter
Parents on both sides orphaned, so no one had any information..

3) James Reynolds of Sunnyvale, CA, your Meath and Passenger
list book have shipped !

4) Jon- Michael Sherry of Oakville, Canada your Co. Monaghan
genealogy book has shipped !

5) Marcia Mulcahy of Cape Girardeau, MO, your Irish Families
great & small, book has shipped !

6) Kathryn Cunningham of Alexandria, VA your County Cork
genealogy and family history notes has shipped !

7) Welcome new member Ellen McWade of Hanover, MA. (6)

Check out our online search list at:

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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Noone

Todays family history in honor of :
Gold Member Richard Noone of Salem, Mass.
gr grandfather Bernard Noone from Galway approx. 1880

Possible Related Spellings of the Name:
Noon, Noonen, Noonan, O’Noonan, Noonane

Varient Spelling Groups:   #2861…
From The Guide to the Various Spellings of Irish Family Names
http://www.irishroots.com/id4918.htm

History of the Name
The Rev. Woulfe gives several possible origins for ‘Noone’.
The first is from ‘Nuada’ taken from an ancient sea god.  He
gives it as the surname of a family of County Sligo descended
from Niall of the Nine Hostages.  They were located near
the town of Sligo, in the parish of Calry.  He also gives that in
his day, the final ‘n’ in the name was slender.
He also gives the name as a variant of Noonan, or O’Nonan, etc..
coming from ‘O Nuanain’ particularly outside of the province
of Connaught.
John O’Donovan, in his ‘Tribes Customs and Genealogies of the
Hy Fiachrach’ also cites O’Nuadhain, but says it was gone from
the area of Calry in his day.
We have one John Noone in our ‘Names of Irish Passengers to
America’, and his ship arrived from Belfast.
Counties Galway, Roscommon and Mayo were most numerous
with the name in the 19th century.

copyright 2010, IGF, based in part upon
The Book of Irish Families, great and small
http://www.irishroots.com/id4098.htm

Irish Family Coats of Arms From the Irish Book of Arms

A Brief search in that work shows:
http://www.irishroots.com/id4861.htm

1)  Not found in the Irish Book of Arms.
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Coming Up Later in this episode:
Baltimore, Co. Cork video, today, after the 1631 pillage….
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The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name several times, here are a few examples:

1) Noone in the Birth Index of Ireland
2) Noone in Irish Names and Surnames by Woulfe
3) Noone in Tribes, Customs and Genealogies of Hy Fiachrach
4) Noone in Families of County Limerick, Ireland
5)  Noone in Families of County Galway, Ireland
6)  Noone in Co. Roscommon and Co. Sligo genealogy…notes.
7)  Noone in Co. Mayo, Ireland, genealogy and family history notes.

You can use this free index to search for your family name:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/21/45/
Remember to leave off the Mac or O when typing your name.
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Around the World, in Irish Ways.
The Web Page and Video of the Month.

1)   Peter Noone starring with Hermans Hermits.  (video).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c8YAuonwqw

2)   Noone family genealogy resources
http://cousinconnect.com/p/a/0/s/Noone/

3)  Baltimore, Co. Cork and O’Driscoll Clan gathering to music video !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAf98bAZF44

4) Irish Humpback and fin whales off Irish coast  (video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGwTKlKeIMA

see also our Irish Video Shorts at:

http://www.irishroots.com/irishvideo/rss.xml

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Curious News and Notes, From Ireland today

1)  For just the 2nd time in 20 years, Humpback whale seen off east coast.
http://www.irishcultureandcustoms.com/01News/Home.html

2)  Susan Denham is Irelands first chief justice. She is the daughter of
former Irish Times editor, Douglas Gageby, whose father was born in
Belfast.        http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-14219734

3)  Scarecrows line streets of Durrow for Irelands Friendship Festival.
http://www.durrowvillage.com/festivals-page51560.html

4)  Only 1% of National Library of Irelands holdings stored properly.
Eight million items include books, etchings and maps….
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2011/0719/1224300941947.html

5)   Cobh, Co. Cork, celebrates return of Irish Australian descendants
or was that some of the 26,500 Irish convicts sent to Australia
http://thedailyedge.thejournal.ie/rebels-to-celebrate-convicts-on-australia-day-180274-Jul2011/

6)  Thank goodness the Dublin naked bike ride was shut down by the
garda, but it appears shocking that 93 went ahead with the feat in Cork
on a Saturday night !
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2011/0718/1224300882583.html

…….So end the notes from the Irish Hedge Row today.
You can see the entire series at www.Irishroots.com.
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About Your Host
Mike O’Laughlin
Mike descends from the O’Loughlins of Kilfenora, County Clare,
and the O’Donahues of Glenflesk, County Kerry. He also bears
Sullivan, Buckley, Kilmartin, Llewellyn and Kelliher roots.

A one of a kind resource, he is the most published author
his field, including books; newsletters; podcasts; CD’s & videos.

His books, publications, and podcasts are found at:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/18/133/
_________________________________________________________
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