Contents of The Irish Genealogist

The Irish Genealogist is the annual journal of the Irish Genealogical Research Society. It is usually published in Autumn each year.

It is issued free to all current Members. Any Member who has not received their copy by mid-March should contact the Society.

Contents of the current issue

The articles in the current issue, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2015), are:




Vol 14. No. 4

November 2017


Chairman’s Report 2017 Steven C. ffeary-Smyrl 474
Tributes: Ambassador Walter J.P. Curley: Dr HenGallweyorris: Sir Christopher Coote: Dr Terrence M. Punch   476
Hon. Life Members: Dr Terrence M. Punch and Zita Kelly   481
New Vice President: Paul Gorry   483
The Wreck of the Transport Brig Boadicea and The 82nd Regiment Ivan Fitzgerald 484
Galwey and Bowen families of County Cork and serendipitous data sources Timothy J. Gallwev
Andrew K. Galwey
An account of the first Watson families to settle in County Carlow: II Peter J.F. Coutts 510
Agrarian agitation and the struggle of one activist during the Land War in Donoughmore, County Cork Gerard O’Rourke 532
Mere Ambroisine (Ellen Clifford) of Skibbereen. County Cork Mary Casteleyn 541
‘For the Greater Good’: The Great War record of Major William Redmond MP Alice McDermott 551
Genealogy and Commemoration – An Irish Protestant Experience Sheelin Brown 561
Ballynacourty Church, Co. Kerry. 1815-1963 and its parishioners Laurence Jones 567
The Byrnes of Cronybyrne. Co. Wicklow Edward Byrne 576
Objections recorded in the Limerick Poll Book, 1761 Nick Reddan 584
Limerick Cathedral Registers, 1826-42: II Peter Manning 590
Review Mary Casteleyn 613
Report and Financial Statements — Year ended 31 December 2016 Terence J Hatche 616
Submissions to the Journal — style rules   618
How to find our library at The Society of Genealogists   IBC


Previous Issues

For a full listing of the contents of The Irish Genealogist, please select from the following volumes:

Volume 1 Volume 2 Volume 3 Volume 4 Volume 5
Volume 6 Volume 7 Volume 8 Volume 9 Volume 10
Volume 11 Volume 12 Volume 13 Volume 14


Published Family Histories

Over the years, many family histories have been published in The Irish Genealogist. A selection of these have been made available in pdf format and can be purchased at a cost of GB£4.00 per individual article. Details.

Order copies of The Irish Genealogist

Members and non-members can purchase the current issue and back numbers at GB£10 (or equivalent) each, plus postage and packaging. Go to Shop.

The Irish Genealogist on CD

A complete set of The Irish Genealogist 1937 – 1993 is available on CD from Eneclann. Members may receive a discount on the usual price.

The Irish Genealogist Database

In October 2013, the Society launched an online names index to its annual journal. The launch upload runs to a quarter of a million names and covers the years 1937 to 2001, creating a database of enormous potential for all Irish genealogists. You can access it, free, in the Unique Resources section of the website.


The Irish Genealogist                                                                                    Page last updated 6 January 2016


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