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Laurie Bester Laurie Bester 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 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 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 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
Maureen Bagnall Maureen Bagnall wrote on May 7, 2015 at 11:04 pm:
For Tomas O'Brian. I am one of John Holloway's granddaughters. The family has little information about him. He had six sons (4 of whom died in childhood) and two daughters. He is buried in Emly Churchyard in a family grave (although incorrectly marked as "William" who was his brother). May I ask why you are enquiring about him ?
Michael Carroll Michael Carroll wrote on May 5, 2015 at 12:07 am:
Marilyn Shanahan, My great great grandfather, James Carroll, of Emly, married Alice Bourke from Coolboy, Limerick. They married about 1830, and lived in the Parish of Emly. Is any of this familiar to you?
Marilyn Shanahan Marilyn Shanahan wrote on April 20, 2015 at 6:54 pm:
Hello Emly and Fr. Rochford. My grandfather, born in Emly was Tobias Bourke Ryan in 1873. His father Patrick Ryan born 1839 in Tipp married Johanna Bourke born in Tipperary also.(Her parents being William Bourke and Mary Fleming. Seeking Patrick's father Thomas born in Tipp. Also Johanna Bourke Ryan was living in 1911 at age 72 with a niece Margaret Bourke and a nephew David Bourke in Tipperary. Are they familiar to anyone?
Kathleen Heagney Kathleen Heagney wrote on April 14, 2015 at 1:25 am:
This is for James Muhs -- my great great grandfather, John Hagney (Haigney according to Tipperary baptism research, came from Parish Emly, County of Tipperary. He named one of his sons Joseph Terrance. He came to NYC around 1850 (born 1829) and while living in NYC, records show his name as Hagney and Hageney. I would be very interested in connecting with you to discover shared ancestors! My email is
tomas o brien tomas o brien wrote on February 13, 2015 at 3:26 pm:
i am seeking information on john holloway of emly, he was married to honora hayes in 1899, he had 2 sons, i have no info on his death or disappearance from 1919 to 1923 his wife married maurice meade in 1923. many thanks tomas
victoria hayes-lyon victoria hayes-lyon wrote on January 26, 2015 at 8:25 pm:
My dad, Thomas Ailbee Hayes, was born in Emly, 12/15/1907. He had 5 brothers, Jack (John), James, William, Christopher, all of whom emigrated to New York, USA & stayed except for William who returned to Emly. He had one sister Mary, who also stayed in Emly. Another brother Michael? died at a young age in Ireland. Hoping to visit in next year or 2. I know I have several cousins there. My sister Erin, visited in Sept.of 2014. There are several of us here in NY area and we keep in touch. My dad also had a cousin Thomas M. Hayes, who emigrated here also, & we saw all the time. It was a fun time growing up with this large extended Hayes family.