Issue 55 of Irish Lives Remembered
(Winter 2021) is now available.
This issue offers a wealth of articles on Irish lives, recent and distant, and a trove of genealogy tips to help you with your research.
- Fiona Fitzsimons – Jennifer Lawrence is a Galway Girl!
- Patrick Roycroft – A Blue Plaque for Mary Mulvihill: Pioneer in Science Communication in Ireland
- Eamonn P. Kelly – St Brigid: Her Cult and Relics
- Maurice Gleeson – Forensic DNA Testing vs Commercial DNA Testing – What’s the Difference?
- Brigit McCone – Ireland’s Russian Connections
- Nathan Mannion – Walter Butler of Roscrea who Fought for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II
- Brian Mitchell – Tracing the Scots-Irish Ancestry of Abraham Hillhouse: A “How To” Guide for Genealogists
- Book Review – Ingenious Ireland: A County-by-County Exploration of Irish Mysteries and Marvels, by Mary Mulvihill (Patrick Roycroft reviews the 2019 reprint of a modern Irish classic)
- The Genealogical Publishing Company Book Excerpt – Scotch Irish Pioneers in Ulster and America (first published 1910; reprint of 2001) by Charles Knowles Bolton
- Book Summary – The Crosbies of Cork, Kerry, Laois and Leinster: Bards, Imposters, Landlords, Politicians, Aeronauts, Newspapers (2021) by Michael Christopher Keane
- Book Summary – Birr Military Cemetery. A History of the Cemetery and Those Interred There (2020) by Stephen Callaghan
- Dear Genie (Our Genealogists help you with your research block)
- Photodetective (Jayne Shrimpton analyses one of your family photos)
- Patrick’s Page (Patrick Roycroft deals with a client at the Irish Family History Centre)
- FMP Roundup (Jessie O’Hara lets us know of the new Irish genealogy records that have been added to Findmypast)
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Irish Lives Remembered is dedicated to helping you trace your Irish ancestors. Packed with pages of Irish Genealogy resources, there’s something for everyone!
So, whether you are a keen genealogy enthusiast, a beginner or simply interested in Irish family history you are sure to find something right for you.