On this page you will find our last 5 blog posts (click on the title to read them) and a link to ask questions or give feedback. Alternatively, click the topic you are interested in on the navigation menu at the bottom and this will bring you to all blogs we have written on that theme. We have also been published in various North American and Irish genealogy and local history magazines. You can read about this and download our articles by selecting the “Publications” option in this menu or jump straight to it by clicking here.
Do you have a family member or friend who is “bitten” by the family history “bug”? Then they would really appreciate a voucher that will entitle them to get some professional help with their research. Click on the picture below to go to our order page. If you think this is a […]
The aim of the Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society is to promote and sustain an interest in our culture, heritage and history, particularly with regard to Kilmacud Stillorgan and the adjoining areas. The twelfth edition of the Society’s annual journal, Obelisk, was launched to a packed audience in the Function Room, Glenalbyn, Stillorgan on […]
Below you will find the 10 most popular Irish surnames, their crest and their meaning. If one of these is your family name, you are actually out of luck when it comes to family history research: there are so many Murphy’s, Kelly’s, O’Sullivan’s, etc. that is often very difficult to ascertain if a particular […]
This is an article we wrote giving a snapshot of a 19th Century primary school – the type of school your Irish ancestors would have gone to. It was published in an edited from in “Your Genealogy Today”, a North American genealogy magazine. In the 1901 and 1911 Irish Census records a note would be […]
Yesterday, we had a lovely visit to June Blake’s Garden in Blessington, Co. Wicklow. Even on a autumn’s day it was a sea of colour and life. Huge thanks to June and her son Dara for the very informative tour. You can find out more about June’s garden and the holiday rooms she has […]
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