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Advance Irish Family History Shownotes #204
Among Todays Topics at the Irish Roots Cafe:

1)   Family of the Day: Dermody
2)   Irish County of the Month:  Sligo
3)   Searching: Robinson, Watchorn, Rock, Kevill
4)   Curious News: Ruined house in Clare
5)   Web Page:  Caoch O’Leary recitation
6)   Curious Note:  Irish Pipes on iPad
7)   Todays Chat:  Irish Studies chat part 2
8)   Celtic Tenors US tour
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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 Total Time: 25:50

Our Enhanced Irish Family History podcast 204 with
photos and links will be found here when posted:
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Regular audio only podcast will be posted here:
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At the Cafe this week:

1) We are short on space this week so its one
quick announcement:
It’s the Celtic Tenors on the sofa. Our interview
will come out next week for the U.S. tour.
I have 2 free tickets and a couple of CD’s to give
out before December 10th concert at the Lied Center
in Lawrence, Kansas. So give a holler if you are
up for this concert !
Here is an unrehearsed behind the scenes shot
of the Tenors harmonizing to ‘Eileen Aroon’,
with Cathy Jordan:
http://youtu.be/yHTkFlrQBd8 (more next week)
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One Minute Podcast:
Irish Studies (continued)

Feature Interview:
Dr. Kathryn Conrad.
Part 2, continued from last weeks show.

Todays Topics include our ramblings on:
Surveillance Cameras part of normal life;
Safer than New York City;
Two degrees of separation;  Trips to Belfast;
Student impressions of murals and scenery;
The culture of ‘wild’ political debate;
Adopting accents when visiting Ireland;
Bloody Sunday closed captions;
Reading identity through face, dress and eyes;
The divisions that remain strong more than ever;
Teaching classes from Newgrange to the present;
Representations of Ireland and Scotland;
Graduate and undergraduate classes taught;
Off campus to Boston, Kansas City, Chicago…..
Bloomsday events; Spencer Library on tour;
Kathryns bluegrass band ‘maw’  and Irish roots;
Promise of a future song from our guest….

Questions on todays chat ?
email todays guest at:  kconrad@ku.edu

To Contact The Library by phone or mail:
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-4334

This concludes our 4 part series on Irish
resources at K.U..  Our special thanks to
the Spencer Research Library, Elspeth,
and Kathryn !

For more podcasts like todays, go to:

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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Book of the Month:

1)  Co. Sligo, Ireland, genealogy & family history notes.
http://www.irishroots.com/id456X.htm
Our spiral bound book from the Irish Families Project.

Here is an outline of the contents of this book:

P a r t   O n e
Introduction to Sources; Birth Index.
National Resource List ..
Local Resource List…
Names in Sligo from various sources including:
The Map of the Four Masters; and Families of
the Hy Fiachrach.

P a r t    T w o
The complete existing returns from the ‘census’ of 1659,
showing the methods of spelling  family names and
place names at that time in history.

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. Including arms illustrated for:
Beamish; Brinkley; Blake-deBurgh; Brown; Cooper;
Coote; MacDermott; Dillon; O’Hara; Kirkwood; Orme;
Perceval; Taaffe; Temple; Tweedy; Webber; and
Wood-Martin.

P a r t    F o u r
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

Passenger List , 1824 Directory, Clans of Sligo…..
Sketch of Sligo Town from the 19th century.
Surname Index
(end extract from ‘County Sligo Ireland, genealogy &..)
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Collapsed roof, ivy covered walls, fireplace remains and
missing floorboards… the house your family had ?
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Raise our eyes skywards, give thanks, & ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1) Welcome New Member:  Garry Robertson, of Deer Park,
WA., My family is ‘Robinson’ (and Magill) from Co. Tyrone,
emigrated to Upper Canada in 1849-50. My wifes roots are
Watchorn (Carlow), and Halpenny (Wicklow).

2) Russell Woods of Summerville, SC, your Co. Monaghan
genealogy book has shipped.

3) Rodney Jones, of Bethel, AK, welcome as a member.
Looking for John Jordan… and others…

4) John Rock of Phoenix, AZ, welcome as a new member!
I am searching the following family names:  Rock, Kevill,
and Coyne of Roscommon, Hughes and McGuinness of
Monaghan, Duffy of Tyrone, Mulvaney and McNamara
of Cavan, Conroy of Louth, Bradley of Londonderry, Lee
of Limerick, McGee, Murphy McMullen, Haggarty and
McLean of unknown counties in Ireland.

5) Michael Doyle of Dromana, in Australia, your
‘Gaelic Titles and Forms of Address’ has shipped!

6) Welcome new full Member Bruce G. Wright of Springfield,
MA. Your County Armagh Ireland genealogy book shipped.

7) Welcome new full member Thomas J. O’Brien of
Hamden, CT.

Check out our online search list at:

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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Dermody

Todays family history in honor of :
Thomas Murphy of Beaverton, Oregon

Related Spellings of the Name
O’Dermody, McDermody, Darmody, Darmotty, Dermid,
Deermot, M’Dearmod, DeYermond, and more….

Varient Spelling Groups:   #456, #457, 1297, 2239
From ‘Guide to the Various Spellings of Irish Family Names’
http://www.irishroots.com/id4918.htm

History of the Name

Dermod, itself, is sometimes given as a variant spelling of
Dermott.  Hence, the possible original spelling of the name
may spring from the same source as McDermott or O’Dermott.
In the work of O’Dugan we find both O and Mac Dermott
(under the old Irish spellings) in Inishowen, as being different
from the families of the name in Moylurg, Roscommon.
It is a fairly scarce name in our records in Ireland…….

copyright 2011, 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)  Dermody is given in the Irish Book of Arms as a variant
of MacDermot. MacDermot arms, are illustrated as such.
Our County Sligo, Ireland genealogy… book also illustrates
MacDermott of Sligo…
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Coming Up Later in this episode:
Irish bagpipes on iPad, not exactly acoustic, but surprising…
Who was Caoch O’Leary?
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The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name  39    times, here are a few examples:

1)   O’Dermody in the Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters
2)   McDermody in ‘County Limerick Ireland genealogy & family..
3)   M. Dermody in Co. Kilkenny, Ireland genealogy & family…
4)   Dermody and McD…. in Families of County Cork, Ireland.
5)   McDermody in the 1659 census of Ireland
6)   O’Dermody in the ‘Milesian Families of Ireland’
7)   M’Dermody Roe in ‘Irish Names and Surnames’.

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)   The Irish Pipes on YouTube with ‘Rocks of Bawn’ via iPad !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywOss7oBhMs

2)   ‘Caoch O’Leary’ recitation for a piper
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVdZW-Wiae4&feature=colike

3)  Clarke Dermody and the London Irish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BduZbj1qsEw

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)  Roof collapsed, stone walls covered in ivy, floorboards gone and
just the remains of an old fireplace…. your ancestors house ?  and
the house in Co. Clare where the new 9th Irish president was raised…
http://www.independent.ie/national-news/brothers-had-to-work-hard-growing-up-on-rural-farm-2932966.html

2)  Diabetes Organization first official visitors of the new president.
http://www.independent.ie/national-news/sun-holidays-recalled-as-michael-d-hosts-first-visitors-to-aras-2934374.html

3)  Dermody Genealogy and Family History databases
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=DERMODY

4)  The Rev. Ian Paisley announces retirement in Belfast.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-15716560

…….So end the notes from the Irish Hedge Row today.
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Irish Family History Advance Shownotes 201
Among Todays Podcast Topics at the Irish Roots Cafe:

1) Family of the Day: Moloney
2) Irish County of the Month: County Donegal, Ireland
3) Searching For: Keating, Flynn, Kennedy and more
4) Curious: a) Prison Autograph books. b) Sri Lanka.
5) Author of the Day: Keiron Curtis
6) Curious Note: When Joyce work was destroyed
7) Interview: K.U. defeats Notre Dame: O’Hegarty rules!

Please see podcast 201 when released, for more info….

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with curious news and notes from Ireland.

Total Time: 25:50
Our Enhanced Irish Family History podcast 201 with
photos & links can be found later this week at:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/103/156/
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Notes This Week:
What’s happening today at the Irish Roots Cafe

1) Meet the Author
We’ve been in touch with Keiron Curtis, author of
“P.S. O’Hegarty (1879 – 1955) Sinn Féin Fenian”..
ISBN: 978-1-84331-859-0
Note the front cover of Keirons book is from a photo of
O’Hegarty, taken while he sat in his library in 1952.
We’ll put a picture of his book on our enhanced podcast
and our blog, if I can figure it all out. It’s quite a story,
and of course, O’Hegarty is the man whose library now
rests at KU in Lawrence. His collection was the subject of
last weeks, and todays broadcast at the Irish Roots Cafe.
Photo Credits:
Our Thanks for Photos on enhanced podcast & Blogs to:
“Special Collections, Spencer Research Library.” (Book Shots)
“University Relations, University of Kansas.” (O’Hegarty Stacks)

2) ” K.U. Defeats Notre Dame ” ;) O’Hegarty Rules…
Here is a comment from JamieLM on last weeks show:
“One might think that Notre Dame would have the honor of
having the #1 Irish library, but I agree with you. I’ve been
to KU and have seen the special collections dept. Awesome.
It’d be a great opportunity to examine the collection for
those who had no problem with time and distance – like I
do. Someday…. I don’t think people like you get enough
thanks for the invaluable knowledge, services, and
resources you share with those of us who are interested in
Irish literature, history, and genealogy. Thank you. It’s a
privilege to read your columns.”
More details on the K.U. collections below……

To Contact The Library by phone or mail:
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-4334

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Todays Special Report:

Round the Table
This week we continue our interview with Elspeth Healey
at the Spencer Research Library at Kansas University in
Lawrence, Kansas. You will simply have to listen in
this week, to get the real scoop, but here are some
scribbled notes. (Yes, scribbled, as our proof-reader and
editor left for parts unknown some years ago).
These will give you the flavor of todays podcast items:

Rare Autograph Books
1) Paul Cussack book, autograph books from Frongach in
Wales where rebels from Easter Rising were interred.
Sinn Fein University, Irish Republicanism, training
ground for further movements. Contains sketches of
camp, signatures of people, line or two of comments in
Irish or English, or poetry, or sayings. Terrence
McSweeney…… signatures from 1921 from Mountjoy
Prison,
2) Autograph Book #2: Ballykinlar in 1921. Those interred.
Address both by hut number and by address in Ireland,
given by the individual. Sketches. John Eagan from
Cork; Nesbitt; one of a kind source, the orginal books
passed around the interment camps for signatures/notes.

Unique Printings
Local printing example ‘Connemara 30 years ago’ with
lithography and hand coloring. Poems and Stories, ‘a
talk in Joyces sand’  //// ‘she had no affection for her
kin… stories never told before about Connemara.’///

Yeats Connection
Yeats – O’Hegartys daughter was married to Yeats son,
so some inscriptions or sketches are to be found.
Yeats to his sister, etc… full run of lists of Coolagh
press with ballads, wood cuts by Jack Yeats, diversity of
material, advice translated by Lady Gregory to the Irish;
and American Indian… the American West idealized,
on covers 1908-1909.

Joyces Dubliners
Two items – one copy of poem ‘Gas from a Burner’ by
James Joyce which is a satirical poem about the refusal
to print the Dubliners. From the perspective of a printer
who destroys…. with hand inscription by Joyce in a
railway station waiting room after the destruction of the
first edition of the Dubliners. Then a program noted
below:
‘Announcement of play by Joyce, with advertisement by
publishers who were to first publish the Dubliners,
before its destruction.’ (end of written notes for this
collection – listed to podcast for more !.)

Coming to the Library ?
Go to online catalogue, call number, browse collection
in online catalogue search “O’Hegarty” call number
search will pull up the O’Hegarty call numbers. Pages
keep going as you browse. Also look at the O’Hegarty
library catalogue on hand at the library, a 4 volume set
of books in themselves. Also, feel free to contact them
for secret nooks and crannies….

Call ahead to the main Spencer Research Library, phone
number is listed on web site.
Leave a few minutes to register when making a visit.
Closed collection, so you cant browse the stacks, but
they will bring them to you ! No food or snacks in the
reading room, but plenty of refreshments nearby.

Healey History
Elspeth believes her grandfather was Irish, left Ireland
in the early 30’s, (a Healey from Limerick) and a sister
who went to Liverpool. Probably changed spelling to
‘Healy’ after immigrating.

She also reminds us that the KU Irish collections contain
something on every part of Irish Culture, and the depth of
materials is remarkable.

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For more podcasts go to:

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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Books of the Month:

1) Families of County Donegal, Ireland, (hardbound)
Continues the family histories from County Donegal,
that begin in The Book of Irish Families great & small.
http://www.irishroots.com/id4756.htm

2) County Donegal, Ireland, genealogy & family history.
Our spiral bound book for those researching in Donegal.
Not a big collection of family history, but an introduction
to records and resources for all.
http://www.irishroots.com/id4805.htm

3) The Book of Irish Families, great & small. Master Vol..
Contains families from all 32 Irish Counties, and the index
to the entire 34 books set !
http://www.irishroots.com/id4098.htm

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Our Podcast (a radio show on the net, available 24/7.
Our Blog reader, where a computer voice reads the blog.
The Blog itself, which can be read any time night or day !
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Raise our eyes skywards, give thanks, and ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1) Elizabeth Wilson of Hyde Park, MA, Welcome as a
member ! (no surname search given)

2) Rosalie M. Zimmerman of Pulyallup, WA, welcome
as a new member, searching: Keating Brightonshine

3) Welcome James Lynn of Battle Ground, WA. as a
new member researching Flynn / Lynn out of Down
or Antrim.

4) Pamela Hallisey of Toronto, Canada your Book of
Irish Families great and small, has shipped !

5) Kathleen Fullerton of West Linn, OR, welcome as
a member ! (no search given)

6) Jane Cox of St. Louis, MO, your Meath and
Westmeath, Ireland genealogy and family history notes,
has shipped.

7) Lorre Wells of N. Richland, TX, your Irish Families
Book has shipped ! search: My great grandmother, Ellen
Kennedy was born in Colombo, Ceylon in 1853. She married
my GGF, William Boyd there c 1872. I have no other
information.
A possible clue is my grandmother was name Daisy McGowan
Boyd, so I believe McGowan is also a family name. I could
really use some help with how to find old records in Sri Lanka

Check out our online search list at:
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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Moloney

Todays family history in honor of :
John Maloney of Tolland, CT.

Related Spellings of the Name
Mallowney, Maloughney, Malowny, Maloney, O’Malowne, Moloney

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

Notes on the Name
The O’Molonys were a Dalcassion sept of Kiltanon, by Tulla,
in the eastern part of Co. Clare. They are found in Keatings
history and given as follows : ”The O’Moloneys were chiefs of
Cuiltenan, now the parish of Kiltonanlea in the barony of Tully,
County of Clare. They remain in the Clare, Limerick and
Tipperary regions.
In the 1890 index we find the name of Maloney in Limerick,
Clare and Tipperary with 119 births, and the spelling of
Malony had 34 births recorded. The census of 1659 finds
the spelling of O’Malowne being used, and as such it is given
as a principal name of County Cork …..

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) Found in the Irish Book of Arms. Azure, on the
dexter side a quiver of three arrows, on the sinister a bow
erect all or
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The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name 27 times, here are a few examples:

1) Moloney in the 1659 census.
2) O Moloneys of Clare in the Annals by the 4 Masters.
3) J. Moloney in Irish Families on the California Trail.
4) C. O’Moloney in Co. Clare, Ireland genealogy…notes
5) Moloney in King James Irish Army List
6) Moloney in Families of County Cork, Ireland book.
7) Moloney in Families of County Limerick Ireland book…

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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