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Top of Mount Merrion Ave, Co.Dublin, right now. From Dublin City Council. See full size.





My wife's three connections to the World family tree:



Augustus Reebkomp.



Barbara Yeats.



Dr. William Kerr.




My possible connection to the World family tree:



Blennerhassett Cashel.





Blog

Monday, 11 September 2017

Updates on the Blennerhassett Challenge are here.


All my family tree research from my entire life is now online, on this site, except for:



St. George’s chapel, Windsor Castle
  

New scans in Gibbon branch
  

Huge update to early Humphrys tree, based on Glenstal Abbey papers.
  

Ryan tree now fully online.
  

P40 O'Mara papers in UL Archives
  

High-quality images from old Humphrys and Rahilly glass negatives




2016


New images in Flanagan branch
  

Major update of Wells branch
  

I track down and photograph a document dated 1727 in my family tree, June 2016.


Aodhagán Ó Rathaille mentioned in accounts dated Sept 1727.



Films of James Mark Sullivan and the Film Company of Ireland


Humphreys and O'Rahilly prisoners in Mountjoy and Kilmainham


"The O'Rahilly" 1916 memorial events, Apr 2016.
  

Yeats ancestry updated




2015


Kerr branch entirely updated
  

I wrote a short biography of Alice Cashel in Cumann na mBan: County Galway Dimensions, Galway County Council, 2015.



Me at the launch with one of the other contributors.
From Joe Travers.


  
Unfortunately, the rock star Bono does not have a Royal Descent:
  

Flanagan tree pushed back one more generation, to 1777:


I track down and photograph a document dated 1722 in my family tree, June 2015.



Signature of Aodhagán Ó Rathaille dated 9 Sept 1722.
See full size.



Talk on O'Rahilly family history, Ballylongford, 11 Apr 2015

I gave a talk on the O'Rahilly family history (click "Start") at a seminar on The O'Rahilly in Ballylongford, Co.Kerry, on 11 Apr 2015.

  

The topic of my talk.
See full program.


  

Apparently we exist because a man called Kennedy O'Brien was killed in a faction fight in 1825.


UCD Archives
  

New updates




2014


The song "Darling Michael"


The song "Darling Michael".


Dicey family tree - new photos


Possible living descendants of the poet Aodhagán Ó Rathaille
  

O'Rahilly tree now fully online.
  • O'Rahilly (or Rahilly, or O'Rahilly "Fionn", or The O'Rahilly) of Sliabh Luachra (and Ballylongford and Dublin)

  

The poet James Clarence Mangan
  


Brian Ború Millennium talk, 12 Apr 2014

I gave a talk on how we all descend from Brian Boru at the Brian Ború Millennium Commemoration Weekend, Killaloe, Co.Clare, 12 Apr 2014.




Brian Boru weekend, Apr 2014. Left to right:
Genealogist John Hamrock (of Ancestor Network).
Historian Grania Weir (dau of 16th Baron of Inchiquin).
Genealogist Paddy Waldron.
And myself.
See full size. From Ancestor Network. Used with permission.



Royal Descents in my family tree


Tree The descendants of: descend (or may descend) from: Notes
Cashel George Cashel and Mary Kickham Edward III Unproven
Ebrill Edward John De La Poer and Frances Mary Croker Edward I Not proved related
Flanagan Tom Jacomb and Philippa Winter Henry VII Proved
Humphrys Dick Humphreys and Eithne O'Mara Edward III Unproven
Humphrys Mark Humphrys and Elizabeth Gibbon Edward III Proved
Humphrys Dermot Humphreys and Eibhlín Sigerson Piatt Henry II Proved
Humphrys John Lloyd and Margaret Humphreys Edward I Unproven
O'Mara James O'Mara and Agnes Cashel Edward III Unproven
O'Mara Alec Spain and Eileen O'Mara Edward III Unproven
O'Mara Michael Rynne and Mary O'Mara Edward I Unproven
O'Mara Count Johann Heribert of Herberstein and Connie O'Mara Edward III No descendants
O'Rahilly Edward Wren and Josephine Hickie Edward III Unproven
O'Rahilly Peter Rahilly and Aileen O'Connell Edward III Not proved related



My grand-aunt descends from Henry II, but not Henry III.

Donnybrook, Co.Dublin


Lloyd may have a Royal Descent


My wife and my children have 23 descents from Edward III


Ahnentafel (Ancestor Number) Online Parser






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Music

  

"Ochone! When I Used to Be Young".
Sung by Joseph O'Mara in 1901.

  

"O'Rathaille's Grave" by Gan Ainm (2006).
About the Gaelic poet Aodhagán Ó Rathaille.
  

"My Love: The O'Rahilly" by Mary Buckley-Clarke (2006).
About the death of The O'Rahilly in 1916.

  

"Darling Michael" by Aideen O'Rahilly (2014).
About the death of The O'Rahilly in 1916.

  



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