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Ireland Genealogical Research Aids

  1. Irish Name Variations
  2. Latin Terminology Used in Roman Catholic Church Records
  3. Tips on Researching Roman Cahtolic Parish Records
  4. Deciphering Griffith's Valuation
  5. Great Books for Irish Genealogy and Irish History Research
  6. Favorite Irish Genealogy Websites
  7. Unfamiliar Terminology Found in Irish Genealogy and Irish History Research
  8. Tips From Our Two Week Trip Driving Around Ireland (2011)
  9. Highlights of our Two Week Driving Tour of Ireland: A Journey through the Wicklow Mountains, down towards Kilkenny, South-east of Cork to Kinsale, South-west to Kenmare, the Dingle Peninsula, Ring of Kerry, through the Connemara, the walls of Derry, Antrim Coast, Trim, Dublin and Everything in Between
  10. A Picture of the Central Portion of the Townland of Ballyhaunis in County Mayo, Ireland, a Major Market Town in the 19th Century
  11. A Picture of the Approach to Burrishoole Priory, a 15th Century Dominican Abbey that lies just outside the Townland of Newport, County Mayo, Ireland
  12. The Interior of Burrishoole Priory, a Dominican Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland
  13. Charles Fort, a Star-shaped Fort above Kinsale Harbor in County Cork, one of the Largest, Most Well-Preserved Military Fortresses in Ireland
  14. Clifden, the Largest Town in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland
  15. The Cliffs of Moher in County Clare, Ireland, a 5 Mile Stretch of Dramatic Cliffs Where the Burren meets the Atlantic Ocean
  16. Cobh (Queenstown), County Cork, Ireland: a Point of Departure for Many Irish Immigrants and Last Port of Call for the Titanic in 1912
  17. The Connemara, County Galway, Ireland: A Diverse Unspoiled Landscape Dominated by the Twelve Bens Mountain Range; Home to Bogs, Grassland, a National Park and Unique Towns Rich in Gaelic Culture
  18. A View of Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland
  19. Croagh Patrick, County Mayo Ireland: A Revered Place of Pilgrimage on Whose 2510 Foot Summit St Patrick Fasted and Prayed for 40 Days in 441 AD in His Efforts to Bring Christianity to Ireland in the 5th Century
  20. Derry, Northern Ireland: A View from the Walls of Derry, Roaring Meg Canons and St Columb Long Tower Church
  21. Dingle, A Town in the Center of a Designated Gaelic Speaking (Gaeltacht) area in County Kerry and its Beautiful Harbor
  22. Dingle Peninsula: A View From Slea Head over Dingle Bay and The Blasket Islands , County Kerry, Ireland
  23. Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland: Center of English Rule of 700 years and Part of the Irish Free State After 1922
  24. The 19th Century Dunbrody Famine Ship, New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland
  25. Dunguarie Castle, a 16th Century Fortress on the Shores of Galway Bay, County Galway, Ireland
  26. Dunluce Castle, Along the Causeway Coast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  27. The Famine Walk Memorial, Doolough Pass, Delph Valley, County Mayo, Ireland
  28. The Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland: A 60 Million Year Old Geologic Phenomenon or Pathway Created by the Legendary Finn McCool
  29. The Ha'penny Bridge Over the River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland
  30. The Ten Arch Stone Bridge Entrance to Inistioge, County Kilkenny, Ireland: A Town Situated on the Banks of the River Nore
  31. Kilkenny, a Town in County Kilkenny that Developed Around a 6th Century Monastery Founded by St Canice
  32. The Medieval Town of Kilkelly in County Kilkelly, Ireland
  33. The Church of the Immaculate Conception: A Roman Catholic Church in Kilmovee, County Mayo, Ireland
  34. The Town of Kinsale, County Cork Ireland and its Colorful Shops
  35. Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland: A 19th Century Abbey and Walled Gardens on Lake Pollacappull
  36. The Ancient Stone Bridge Entrance to the Colorful Market Town of Macroom in County Cork, Ireland
  37. The West Cross and Round Tower at Monasterboice in County Louth, one of Ireland's Most Famous Monastic Settlements
  38. New Grange, a 5000 year old Passage Tomb and Temple, Bru Na Boinne, County Meath, Ireland
  39. The Poulnabrone Dolmen, a Megalithic Burial Tomb in the Burren area of County Clare, Ireland
  40. A View From the "Hill of Slane, " Slane, County Meath Ireland: Site Where St Patrick Lit the First Easter Fire, Defied the Pagan High King and Brought Christianity to Ireland
  41. The Rock of Cashel, Ancient Seat of the Kings of Munster, County Tipperary, Ireland
  42. Ross Castle, a 15th Century Restored Castle on Lough Leane in Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland
  43. The Village of Roundstone and its Fishing Harbor on Bertraghboy Bay in the Connemara of County Galway, Ireland
  44. St. Charles the Martyr Church of Ireland, Hollymount, County Mayo, Ireland
  45. St. Kevin's Church, Glendalough Monastic Settlement, County Wicklow, Ireland
  46. Straide Friary and Graveyard in Straide, County Mayo, Ireland: a Dominican Abbey with 13th Century Origins
  47. Straigue Ring Fort, an Iron Age fortress along the Ring of Kerry, County Kerry, Ireland
  48. The Temple Bar District, Dublin Ireland: The Temple Bar Pub, One of Many Colorful, Lively Pubs that Dot the Temple Bar Area in Downtown Dublin
  49. Trim Castle, a 12th Century Norman Castle on the River Boyne in Trim, County Meath, Ireland
  50. Westport County Mayo Ireland and its Tree-lined Pedestrian Mall that Lines the Carrowbeg River that Runs Through Town
  51. A View from the Approach to Westport County Park: The Grounds that Surround Westport House in Westport, County Mayo, Ireland
  52. Westport House, Historical Home and Former Residence of the Earls of Altamont and Marquesses of Sligo, Descendents of Grace O'Malley, Pirate Queen, Westport, County Mayo, Ireland

County Mayo Ireland Research Aids

  1. County Mayo Barony Map
  2. County Mayo Civil Parish Map
  3. County Mayo Roman Catholic Parish Map
  4. County Mayo Roman Catholic Parish Records Available on Microfilm
  5. Geographical Divisions of County Mayo Ireland
  6. County Mayo, Ireland Genealogy Websites
  7. Great Books for County Mayo, Ireland Specific Genealogy Research
  8. The Rundale System of Land Holding in Couty Mayo, Ireland
  9. The Landlords of County Mayo, Ireland: Achill Mission Trustees, Catherine Armstrong, The Earl of Arron (Phillip York Gore), Edward Gonne Bell, Valentine O'Connor Blake, Walter Bourke, Sir Compton Domvile Bart, Viscount Avonmore (William Charles Yelverton), Charles Lionel Fitzgerald, Captain William Fitzmaurice, John C Garvey, Law Life Assurance Company, Lord Clanmorris (John Charles Robert Bingham, the 4th Baron of Newbrook), Marquis of Sligo
  10. County Mayo, Ireland Major Market Towns Map
  11. Descriptions of the County Mayo Market Towns: Ballaghaderreen, Ballina, Ballinrobe, Claremorris, Castlebar, Crossmolina, Foxford, Killala, Newport, Swineford, Westport, Ballyhaunis, Belmullet, Hollymount, Louisburgh
  12. County Mayo Civil Parish Characteristics: Achill, Addergoole, Aghagower, Aghamore , Aglish, Annagh, Ardagh, Attymass, Balla, Ballinchalla, Ballinrobe, Ballintober, Ballyhean, Ballynahaglish, Ballyovey, Ballysakeery, Bekan, Bohola, Breaghwy, Burriscarra, Burrishoole, Castlemore, Cong, Crossboyne, Crossmolina, Doonfeeny, Drum, Islandeady, Kilbeagh, Kilbelfad, Kilbride, Kilcolman (Clanmorris Barony), Kilcolman (Costello Barony), Kilcommon-Erris, Kilcommon (near Crossboyne), Kilconduff, Kilcummin, Kildacommoge, Kilfian, Kilgarvan, Kilgeever, Killala, Killasser, Killedan, Kilmaclasser, Kilmainebeg, Kilmainemore, Kilmeena, Kilmolara, Kilmore, Kilmoremoy, Kilmovee, Kilturra, Kilvine, Knock, Lacken, Manulla, Mayo, Meelick, Moorgagagh, Moygawnagh, Oughaval, Rathreagh, Robeen, Rosslee, Shrule, Tagheen, Templemore, Templemurry, Toomore, Touaghty, Turlough.
  13. County Mayo Civil Parish Townlands, Churches and Graveyards: Achill, Addergoole, Aghagower, Aghamore, Aglish, Annagh, Ardagh, Attymass, Balla, Ballinchalla, Ballinrobe, Ballintober, Ballyhean, Ballynahaglish, Ballyovey, Ballysakeery, Bekan, Bohola, Breaghwy, Burriscarra, Burrishoole, Castlemore, Cong, Crossboyne, Crossmolina, Doonfeeny, Drum, Islandeady, Kilbeagh, Kilbelfad, Kilbride, Kilcolman (Clanmorris Barony), Kilcolman (Costello Barony), Kilcommon-Erris, Kilcommon (Kilmaine Barony), Kilconduff, Kilcummin, Kildacommoge, Kilfian, Kilgarvan, Kilgeever, Killala, Killasser, Killedan, Kilmaclasser, Kilmainebeg, Kilmainemore, Kilmeena, Kilmolara, Kilmore, Kilmoremoy, Kilmovee, Kilturra, Kilvine, Knock, Lackan, Manulla, Mayo, Meelick, Moorgagagh, Moygawnagh, Oughaval, Rathreagh, Robeen, Rosslee, Shrule, Tagheen, Templemore, Temlemurry, Toomore, Touaghty, Turlough.