Emly Parish Guestbook

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116 entries.
Lynn Powell Lynn Powell from Lifton, Devon wrote on November 14, 2016 at 11:08 am
I am visiting Ireland for the first time next week. My maternal great grandfather was Michael Joy, born in 1874 in Emly. He emigrated with his wife to Liverpool at some stage - my grandmother appears in the 1901 Census in Liverpool, aged 6. We don't have a birth certificate for her and aren't sure if she was born in Ireland or Liverpool. Hope to find out more when we visit Emly next week.
Anthea Dacy Anthea Dacy from Warragul wrote on October 28, 2016 at 12:06 am
I am third great granddaughter of Patrick Kean, son of Patrick Kean and Eleanor Beardon, baptised in Parish of Emly on 17th March 1826. He left Ireland in 1856 arriving in Melbourne, Australia in February 1857. He died in Melbourne 8th May 1880. He was married to Maria Glennon of Athlone, Co. Roscommon. He had five children. One of his daughter, Deborah Maria Kean was my great grandmother. She married John Dacy (Deasy). Pleased to correspond with any other researchers and to learn more of the Kean family. They have been the most elusive of all my ancestors. Proudly Irish fifth generation Australian.
Barbara Marrin Barbara Marrin from Lomita wrote on September 26, 2016 at 1:19 pm
My maternal Great-Great grandparents came from your parish and I recently found records to verify my Great-Great Grandfathers Thomas Quinlan's baptism. I am overjoyed! Having visited Ireland twice, I must have been within a stones throw ofyour parish and didnt know.
ANNE ROGERS ANNE ROGERS from CHESHIRE ENGLAND wrote on July 31, 2016 at 6:37 pm
Further to my previous entry for Patrick Lonergan please include my E-mail contact details :- annerogers2009@hotmail.co.uk should he wish to make contact. Best wishes Anne Rogers nee Gaughan daughter of Mary Lonergan
ANNE rOGERS ANNE rOGERS from CHESHIRE ENGLAND wrote on July 31, 2016 at 4:40 pm
This is for Patrick Lonergan who posted a query on 14th April 2016. I believe your father was my uncle. My mother was Mary Lonergan and she had a brother named Patrick. Jo Hogan was my aunt, my grandfather was Ailbe Lonergan and grandmother Bridget Lonergan. I can put you in touch with my cousin who lives in Ireland (daughter of Teresa Lonergan (sister of Jo) if you haven't had any other response. I came across your post quite by chance.
Roz McKechnie Roz McKechnie from Milton, Otago, New Zealand wrote on June 25, 2016 at 9:50 pm
I am a descendant of Ellen Browne who migrated to Otago in 1868 from Australia.Her parents were Patrick Browne and Mary O'Dwyer, she had six brothers, Thomas, John, Matthew, Patrick, and David.Her brother Matthew also came to Otago in 1869 after his marriage to Bridget Roynane in 1868. A cousin, Joan Haughey visited Emly a number of years ago. I can't find the marriage of Patrick Browne and Mary O'Dwyer; nor any other information on them. It would be fantastic if I could get more information soon so that I can include it in a family history book I am writing on Ellen Browne and her husband Timothy Walkins. Regards, Roz
Marilyn Shanahan Marilyn Shanahan from Chicago wrote on April 24, 2016 at 9:40 pm
For Michael Carroll There seem to be two of you, with some similar information. The Bourkes are so numerous and hard to identify in Emly that I followed and traced a Bourke family for 20 years before finding out it was in error. They intermarried with my Carrolls and Ryans. I have some information that may be interesting for you both. email at shanahan@ameritech.net
James Christopher Clair James Christopher Clair from Ilkley West Yorkshire UK wrote on April 20, 2016 at 8:57 am
My mother was Mai Moloney who lived at Lackelly in the early 1900's. Her family house was burned down by the Black and Tans. She left for England in the 1920's. Her brother Danny stayed in Ireland and raised a family. I would love to make contact with my cousins or family.
Emily Brady-Hoffman Emily Brady-Hoffman from Seattle wrote on April 20, 2016 at 2:07 am
This is the town of my dreams! I don't know yet if any of my relatives come from here, but when I come to Ireland I'll sure be visiting, it seems like a town that's as perfect as possible on the great Earth. If I'm ever to realize my dream of living in Ireland I hope I'd be able to love here. Thanks for the wonderful website! -Emily
Patrick Lonergan Patrick Lonergan from London wrote on April 14, 2016 at 12:55 am
Hello to all the good people in Emly , my father,God rest him,left his home in Emly and came to ctoydon in England in 1968. He went with my mother Mary Morrissey ,the usual story of finding work.his name is Patrick JosephLonergan, he has a sister called Jo married to Des Hogan and a nephew called Ailbe after my dads father does anyone know anything aboutt them. Old photos would bw great. God bless you and keep you. Patrick Lonergan jjn
Theresa Mccowan (burke) Theresa Mccowan (burke) from Glasgow wrote on March 3, 2016 at 1:16 pm
I am looking for any relatives or any 1 that new my family the burkes of bartoose cottage and my aunty Josie cleary that lived nextdoor my father was micheal micky I used to come over every year from the 50s to the 70s please contact me if you can help has I want to make a family tree thankyou
M Shanahan M Shanahan from Chicago Illinois USA wrote on March 1, 2016 at 4:55 pm
RYAN Seeking name of parents of my greatgrandfather Patrick Ryan,(Patt)born 1839 in Emly- a shoemaker and married Johanna Bourke in 1861 in Emly. (daughter of William Bourke)They had 12 children born there my grandfather Tobias Ryan born in Emly 1873.
Robert Hayes Robert Hayes from Boston wrote on February 14, 2016 at 9:40 pm
Looking for any information on the Hayes and Ladrigan families. 3rd gr grandparents Terence Hayes and Bridget Ladrigan, dau Catherine Hayes baptised 1849 Emly, Tipperary. Hoping to trace back further. Adding Emly village to my bucket list of places to visit.
thomas p o brien thomas p o brien from dublin wrote on December 20, 2015 at 9:26 am
to maureen bagnall. hi maureen my e mail is tomasobrien2005@hotmail.com if u get time send me a note. am researching for a lady related to honora hayes
Joyce Eich Joyce Eich wrote on November 12, 2015 at 6:41 pm
My ancestors were actually married on 29 Jan 1829 at St. Michael's in Tipperary, the home parish of the bride's family. However, their first child may have been born in Emly in June of 1829. His name was John O'DWYER and his parents were Patrick O'DWYER and Mary CLEARY. The family emigrated in 1831 to Pennsylvania, living in Centre and Clarion Counties. Subsequent children were Peter, Michael, William, Sarah, Mary, Cornelius, Edward, Patrick (my line), Hannah, and Alice. I would love to make contact with anyone who could help me. Thank you. eich@consolidated.net
theresa mcgowan (maiden name bourke theresa mcgowan (maiden name bourke from Glasgow orginally from birmingham england wrote on October 6, 2015 at 10:08 pm
my dad was from bartoose cottage his name was micheal bourke his sister Josie cleary lived nxt door I used 2 come visit ny gran n granddad molly n Patrick every summer in the 60s right up 2 70s I was wondering if istill have relatives there ialways loved emly n the people always made u welcome I remember my friends mary ellen bourke n marion cant rember her las mame but they lived @carloes cross
Laurie Bester Laurie Bester from Murtoa Victoria Australia wrote on September 28, 2015 at 10:16 am
Denis Maroney appears to have married Mary Bourke in February 1816 in Emly church, co Tipperary According to rootsireland Denis Moroney and Mary Bourke had the following children Mathew(1816), Judy (1819), Mathew (1821), Margaret (1823), Margaret (1826), Mary (1828), Patrick (1831) and Ellen (1833). The first four were baptised in Galbally, Co Limerick. The address given on one of the baptisms is Kilross. A lot of Galbally's parish is in Co Tipperary. This is the case with Kilross. The last 4 were baptised in Solohead, Co Tipperary and the address given on one of those baptisms was Emly. My knowledge of the area is not great but as far as I know Kilross and Emly are close together......maybe only a mile or so separating them Denis and Mary and Family travelled to Australia in 1841 on the Neptune. Their son Patrick doesn't appear on the passenger list but he witnessed Denis death in Australia. He would have been only 10 in 1841 so why wasn't he on the ship? Any info on Denis or Mary's parents would be great before we visit Emly in the future. Regards Laurie
Teresa Erskine (nee) Heffernan Teresa Erskine (nee) Heffernan from Chester wrote on July 2, 2015 at 10:51 pm
Today marks the 6th anniversary of the death of my Dad. William (Billy) Heffernan born 1 June 1932 Breansha Emly. Died 2 July 2009 in Chester. His dad Edmond and Mum Sarah were both laid to rest in Emly cemetery. In my thoughts and prayers Dad. Love and miss you every day. Dea- Oíche Dia Bless Teresa Chris and family xx
Michele Canning Michele Canning from Seattle, Washington, USA wrote on June 15, 2015 at 9:39 am
My grandfather, Michael Nash and grandmother, Johanna Kenny Nash were both members of the St. Albe parish (emigrated to US around turn of century). my husband and I are in Ireland and plan to visit Emly tomorrow. I'm excited to see where my family came from. Any Nash or Kenny family members still in area?
Sandy Drake Sandy Drake from 13 honeysuckle close eastbourne sussex bn238da wrote on June 8, 2015 at 7:49 pm
My mother's family came from Emily the family name is heffernan we are coming to visit soon looking forward to see the village again