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. 15, No. 3 (2020), are:

Vol. 15. No. 3



Chairman’s Report 2020 Steven C. ffeary-Smyrl 383
Tribute – John Dyer   384
New Fellow – Keith Johnson   385
Valued Service Certificate – Maureen Fitzgibbon and Margaret Purcell   386
Understanding property transactions in Ireland, I: legislative and historical context Peter J.F. Coutts 387
Irish girls in Russia Mary Casteleyn 413
The Talbot Family, Barons Talbot of Malahide, Co. Dublin Dara McGivern 420
A Tale of Two Heifers: A story of the Foleys of Pickardstown Ivan Fitzgerald 431
Devenish to Digby – The Story of a Deed Alan Moran 439
The Headley Estate, Glenbeigh, Co. Kerry: model landlord to rackrenter David Brett-Pitt 455
‘A little plot in Kilmainham’: The story of Timothy Hogan, an Irish Victorian Footsoldier Padraig Hogan 488
Suicide and suicidal intent: occurrences and consequences in County Clare, 1837 – 1911 Noreen Bracken 507
A study of Ure families in Ireland using traditional genealogical research and genetic genealogy Claire Bradley 530
Harmans in America: a correction and query John T. Miller 546
Queen’s County Gaols, III: The Incarcerated Matthew Keenan 550
Reviews   590
Report and Financial Statements – Year ended 31 December 2019 Terence J. Hatche 594
Submissions to the Journal – style rules   597
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 Volume 15


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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