a list of 307 casualties, among them whole
families. His list of survivors shows
passengers who originated from Armagh,
Kerry, Cork and Antrim, but those who
perished may well have come from other
He is looking to explore the lives of all the
passengers, whether they survived or not,
and needs help from other family historians.
“I’m inviting any family historian who has
anecdotal or other evidence of an ancestor
who survived or died in the tragedy to
contribute to the website. There were also a
number of passengers who refused to get
back on the ship after its first aborted
voyage; some travelled to Quebec on the
Sarah Sands and Jane Glassin; their stories
would be welcome, too.”
Sharon Slater from Limerick's Life is nominated.
Blog Awards Ireland Longlist Nomination 2015
Limerick's Life has been selected for two categories on the Blog Awards Ireland longlist for 2015.
Nice article on Stuart Rosenblatt President of the Genealogical society of Ireland. Stuart's own set of lists are bound in the most gorgeous tooled leather, a present from his wife for a recent significant birthday.
14 Volumes of Genealogical Lists of Irish-Jewish Families Presented to Dublin City
Fourteen rare volumes of genealogical lists of Irish-Jewish families in Ireland were presented to…
The National Museum of Ireland Celebrates its 125th Anniversary | Irish Archaeology
This Saturday the National Museum of Ireland will commemorate its 125th anniversary with a day of free activities, talks and demonstrations
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Irish Roots: Why we love Heritage Week
Irish Roots: Why we love Heritage Week John Grenham Topics: Culture Heritage Irish Roots Dublin City Library and Archive Google Italy Pearse Street More Topics Mon, Aug 24, 2015, 00:00 First published: Mon, Aug 24, 2015, 00:00 It would be…
Free Summer Talks in the NLI : WEEK 4
What industrial heritage ?
Yes, Ireland does have industrial heritage – lots of it! This lunchtime session introduces the wide variety of a heritage that is all around us.
Venue:National Library of Ireland
Job at ancestry
Well at least we can still transcribe them unlike st Mary's, Kevin's and cabbage patch.
Man fined after using children’s gravestones for a patio
UK property developer, who has been fined £300,000, also hung gravestones as ‘plaques’
Just be careful using this, it default to initials of person rather than forename.
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The Wide Street Commission was established by an Act of Parliament in 1757, and was a pioneering public planning body in Dublin City. It had extensive powers to acquire and demolish property, establish new streets, and impose design standards on buildings. The archives of the Wide Street Commission are held by Dublin City Archives, and subject to an ongoing conservation project supported by the Heritage Council of Ireland and Dublin City Council.
British Army, deserters and absentees in Police Gazette 1914 – 1919 | findmypast.ie
Find out if your ancestor was one of the army deserters listed in the Police Gazette during WW1.
Not sure how good the index is. I
Church of Ireland parish record search forms | News | findmypast.com.au
Containing over 11,000 records, the Church of Ireland parish record search forms filled out by Irish Public Records Office staff while dealing with Old Age
News on Belfast Linen Hall
Linen Hall Library
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has ceased to continue funding the Linen Hall Library through its National Lottery Programme Project funding stream. This funding enabled us to produce our popular cultural programme of talks, exhibitions, performances and lectures. As a result, we have been forc…
Irish Roots: Online newsreels are a treasure trove
The Pathé, Movietone and AP digital archives store a wealth of local history
Only 3,000 people pay €40 fee to ‘prove’ they are Irish
New figures show the number of heritage certificates issued since launch of scheme
LRB · Avies Platt · A Lazarus beside Me: An Encounter with Yeats
One evening in the spring of 1937 I was in London, at the Grafton Galleries. The occasion was an open meeting of the Sex Education Society. This Society was an offshoot of the World League for Sexual Reform, and existed to further an enlightened attitude to all aspects of sex. The members . . .
Data chief considered stopping use of sensitive information
Concerns voiced over organisations’ use of mothers’ maiden names as security questions
Conserving and caring for your Family Records Clare| | UCC
Ancestral records are one of the most precious legacies for any family. Unfortunately such registers frequently remain neglected, relegated to biscuit…
UCD’s Ulysses Centre aims to be more than a museum
Newman House is to be transformed into a venue to celebrate Ireland’s literary tradition
Lorna Moloney details the finer points required to research, cross check and finally to ensure all information is correct at all stages in genealogy mentoring.The progamme will provide strategies and useful genealogy advice on where to start and how to proceed on your important family journey. Lorna…
Long Island Wins : High School Student Proves Professor Wrong When He Denied “No Irish Need...
Professor Richard Jensen described Irish Americans as delusional for thinking they had been…
The Autumn line up for the BBC's Who do you think you are Are
Paul Hollywood, Jane Seymour, Derek Jacobi, Jerry Hall, Gareth Malone, Anne Reid, Frank Gardner, Anita Rani, Mark Gatiss and Frances de la Tour
The following lunchtime talks will take place in August in the NLI
• Tuesday, 4 August: Gianpiero Cavallieri - 'The Irish DNA atlas'
• Thursday, 6 August: Ned Kelly - 'Secrets of the bog bodies'
• Tuesday, 11 August: Paul McCotter - 'Irish surnames, a family heirloom'...
REVEALED: Top 20 Irish surnames
When it comes to the most popular Irish surnames, Murphy is still top dog.