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Lori Payne Lori Payne wrote on November 13, 2012 at 7:56 pm:
Recently in digging up my roots, I found out my great-grandfather was from (Bartoose)Emly. Could someone please explain to me how or why his name changed from Timothy O'Meara to Timothy O'Meara Burke? I would love to plan a trip to see this or have it explained to me.
Donna Donna wrote on October 30, 2012 at 12:04 am:
Many happy years were spent visiting the fabulous McInerney family in the beautiful little town of Emly.
Nancy Bryant Nancy Bryant wrote on September 16, 2012 at 4:04 am:
My husband and I visited your town on our honeymoon in August 2006 as we drove around southern Ireland. We loved your town so much and were quite impressed with the beauty of your church and the surrounding land. We now share your town with our three year old daughter, Emly Grace who enjoys seeing pictures of the beautiful town for which she is named.
Mark (Flynn) Garretson Mark (Flynn) Garretson wrote on June 18, 2012 at 11:46 am:
I have been trying to pinpoint the home of my great grandparents for many years now. The two families that came to America and began my tree there were Flynn and Kinnane. The Flynn's are from the Ballylanders area and the oldest known relative was John Flynn who married Elizabeth Meade in 1818 at Kildorerry. Their son Thomas married Johanna Leary in Ballylanders 1858. My Ggrandfather John Flynn was Christened in Ballylanders in 1859. He left for the US in 1882. He married Mary C. Kinnane in 1888 in Fitchburg, MA. The marriage was arranged so, there is no doubt the Flynn's knew these Kinnane's before they all emigrated. Mary Kinnane's family was from the region surrounding Galbally but, for the life of me, I cannot find a homestead for her family. Her father was Thomas Kinnane b: ~1828 and her mother was Nora Hanrahan b: ~1840. The family emigrated to the USA in 1884 and children of Thomas and Nora were Patrick, Annie, Mary, Nora, Bridget and I believe Margaret. My wife and I will be coming back to Ireland this fall and I would love to find someone from the family that can help me put these pieces together.
Carol Hagan Carol Hagan wrote on April 24, 2012 at 12:39 am:
My time spent in Emly have given me such pleasant memories, and hope to return next year for a visit with my partner, so I may show him what a pretty little place it is.
Kathleen Mc Eniry Kathleen Mc Eniry wrote on October 20, 2011 at 11:30 pm:
I am the daughter of John Mc Eniry born to Annie Riordan and Timothy Mc Eniry Out of the 15 children the only one surviving is Brother Dermott DeSalle Miguel House co Laois who was baptized Michael Mc Eniry. I see a MJ Mc Eniry NJ USA is surching for his relatives.It is possible he is a distant cousin. We come from Emily, clashdrumsmith Co Tipperary, parish Albie
Christine Woods Christine Woods wrote on October 3, 2011 at 9:33 am:
Many thanks to the helpful people of Emly who helped me find Michael and Sarah Croker and Helena Nugent My husband and I have "come back" to retire In Ireland after my grandmother had to leave 100 years ago. She was born in Emly and with the help I was given I will be able to complete a family tree I have been working on. Thank you EMLY.
Mary Ellen McAlpine (Burke, Bartoose) Mary Ellen McAlpine (Burke, Bartoose) wrote on September 23, 2011 at 9:53 am:
Congratulations to the Tidy Towns Committee on another great win, and to everyone in Emly thanks for keeping our home village looking so beautiful.
Joe O'Brien Joe O'Brien wrote on September 9, 2011 at 10:42 pm:
The new website looks lovely; it's a great resource to have to show people where you come from. -Vancouver
Liam and Síle Grace Liam and Síle Grace wrote on September 5, 2011 at 5:34 pm:
Congratulations to Emly on winning the tidiest village in Ireland 2011 today.