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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.
Michael Carroll Michael Carroll wrote on November 6, 2014 at 9:05 pm:
My name is Michael Carroll, and my family tree has roots in Emly. My great-grandparents were Owen and Mary Carroll (maiden name, Brennan), who lived in Ballyvistae according to the 1901 census. Owen's mother (my great, great grandmother) was named Alice Bourke (maiden name) of Coolboy. I do not know my great great grandfather's name (the one who married Alice Bourke). I am writing to ask if their is anything in your records that might help. They had 12 children including my great grandfather, Owen. I intend to commission a search through Tipperary Family History Research , but I would like to start with the most distant ancestor I can determine the name of. My best guess is that his name was James Carroll, as my family seemed to follow the Irish tradition of naming the 1 st child after the paternal grandfather. I was fortunate enough to visit Emly this September. I found it to be a friendly, charming area. I can understand why you won the "Tidy Town" award. Thanks you for any help you may be able to give me.
Michael Carroll Michael Carroll wrote on October 10, 2014 at 11:58 pm:
I am looking for any descendants of Owen and Mary Carroll, of Ballyvistae (Emly). They were my great grandparents. Owen was born in the 1840's. I recently visited Emly on a trip from USA. Your town is beautiful, and the people are very friendly. I'm proud that my people came from your town.