Browse our range of products

Irish Lives Remembered Issue 56 (Spring 2022)

What is inside?

Welcome to the Spring 2022 issue

Thank you for your patience on this issue - we're delighted to announce that this is the first issue with our new Editor for Irish Lives Remembered, Brigit McCone. 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 – Maureen the Scarlet-haired O'Hara's Roots!
  • Brigit McCone – The Celt and the Cossack: Connecting Irish and Ukrainian Nationalism
  • Eamonn P. Kelly – Imbolg: Brigid and the Rites of Spring
  • Nathan Mannion – Playing the World: Gaelic Games Abroad
  • Paul MacCotter – The Cotter (or MacCotter) Family of County Cork
  • Brian Mitchell – Derry~Londonderry: Emigration from the Foyle by sail and steam
  • Gerard Leen – The Surprisingly Political History of Cahersiveen, County Kerry
  • Katharine Simms – The Standing Council of Irish Chiefs and Clans of Ireland Prize in History 2022
  • The Four Courts Press Book  Excerpt – Roscommon:The Irish Revolution 1912-23 (published 2021) by John Burke
  • The Genealogical Publishing Company Book  Excerpt – Irish Relatives and Friends: From “Information Wanted” Ads in the Irish-American 1850-1871, (published 2001) compiled by Laura Murphy DeGrazia and Diane Fitzpatrick Haberstroh
  • The Four Courts Press Book Excerpt - Crime and punishment in nineteenth-century Belfast: the story of John Linn (published 2020) by Jonathan Jeffrey Wright
Regular columns: 
  • Dear Genie (Our Genealogists help you with your research block)
  • Photodetective (Jayne Shrimpton analyses one of your family photos)
  • FMP Roundup (Jessie O’Hara lets us know of the new Irish genealogy records that have been added to Findmypast)

Discover your family history.

Hire Us