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by Paddy Casey
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Sceim na Scol/ Schools' collection on line
Replies: 2
Views: 9436

Re: Sceim na Scol/ Schools' collection on line

Thanks very much for flagging this cornucopia, Matthew. It's jam-pack-full of local history in narrative form. Why have people been keeping this from me ? The website is very easy to navigate and the original texts are easy to read. Next to each page of original text is, in many cases, a transcripti...
by Paddy Casey
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Poteen (Poitín) making and the Irish Revenue Police
Replies: 2
Views: 8987

Re: Poteen (Poitín) making and the Irish Revenue Police

Thank you Sheila and Polycarp for these most interesting postings.
For those following this topic there are some more postings on this forum which can be found by entering the terms 'worm' or 'mash' or 'singlings' (or, of course, 'poteen' or 'poitín' into the forum Search field (top right).

Paddy C
by Paddy Casey
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Attn. Clare Admin: search is broken
Replies: 2
Views: 6776

Re: Attn. Clare Admin: search is broken

As a halfway usable workaround until this is fixed (it's Saturday evening) one can search the forum with Google by using the Site: parameter, e.g. if looking for the keyword "workhouse"type site:http://www.ourlibrary.ca/phpbb2/viewforum.php workhouse This will throw up one result with the added Goog...
by Paddy Casey
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Query re Kilmaley marriages
Replies: 9
Views: 8008

Re: Query re Kilmaley marriages

Hi Sheila, Re. copyright, I guess it depends on where the list in the Kilmaley magazine came from. I had assumed, and I no longer know why I assumed this, that the data came from John who had transcribed it. The next step would presumably be to find a phone number of the Kilmaley magazine editor, if...
by Paddy Casey
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Query re Kilmaley marriages
Replies: 9
Views: 8008

Re: Query re Kilmaley marriages

Just an idea: send it to the Clare County Library too so that they can put it on their server/website.

Paddy
by Paddy Casey
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Query re Kilmaley marriages
Replies: 9
Views: 8008

Re: Query re Kilmaley marriages

At https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.britisles.ireland.cla.general/1917.1971.1/mb.ashx I read "Classification: Query The marriage of Pat Sheehy and Bridget Halloran is dated on January 26, 1831. This date was published in the 1997 edition of the Kilmaley Parish Magazine. Someone must have v...
by Paddy Casey
Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: St. Senan's (Kilrush) Parish Baptisms & Marriages -in stages
Replies: 9
Views: 11287

Re: St. Senan's (Kilrush) Parish Baptisms & Marriages -in st

Re. the onerous task of record keeping it was my understanding that one of the main reasons why parish priests kept baptism records was to show, when the bishop came by, that he - the priest - was pulling his weight in the parish by co-opting his required number of souls. This explains, so I was tol...
by Paddy Casey
Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Kathleen Lillis
Replies: 7
Views: 8510

Re: Kathleen Lillis

See also some musings about the family name Lillis at https://www.genealogy.com/forum/surname ... illis/169/

Paddy
by Paddy Casey
Fri May 18, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Parish Records - Transcribers Register
Replies: 65
Views: 153094

Re: Parish Records - Transcribers Register

A posting by Heikki on the OSI-ie mailing list this week included a link to a superb little .gif file which shows the progress with mapping townlands in Ireland. The same data display paradigm could be used for tracking all sorts of projects, including transcriptions of genealogical sources such as ...
by Paddy Casey
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: TUOHY/TOOHY/TOOHEY family of Ennis,Dromore????
Replies: 18
Views: 15429

Re: TUOHY/TOOHY/TOOHEY family of Ennis,Dromore????

There are countless maps on the Clare County Library site at http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclare/maps/. They include excellent Search facilities. For example, go to http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclare/maps/genmap/#M5C-9.07093!52.86467Z9F1* and select Annaghneal under the townlands. You can...
by Paddy Casey
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Kilfiddane Baptisms 1868-1881
Replies: 2
Views: 3301

Re: Kilfiddane Baptisms 1868-1881

Posted on the News Scroll on the Clare Roots Society website at http://www.clareroots.org/

Paddy
by Paddy Casey
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: migration from county to county
Replies: 4
Views: 5977

Re: migration from county to county

There was also seasonal migration. Some years back I was interested in the sudden depopulation of a settlement called the ciseach* (var. cisach – gishagh - Kishough) which lies (or lay) in the northeast of the townland of Moyrhee Commons in the parish of Ruan in the early 19th century (see http://ww...
by Paddy Casey
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Anything to read on the making of the 25 inch map?
Replies: 20
Views: 21061

Re: Anything to read on the making of the 25 inch map?

* all the quotes are from "Map of a Nation" by Rachel Hewitt (Granta 2010) E-version of "Map of a Nation: A Biography Of The Ordnance Survey" can be bought (for around €8, I think) at https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=WKOvbjKtelAC&rdid=book-WKOvbjKtelAC&rdot=1&source=gbs_vpt_read&pcamp...
by Paddy Casey
Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: A scene from Glenomera 1828
Replies: 2
Views: 3845

Re: A scene from Glenomera 1828

What a delightful scene there, Sheila. The local official surveyor came round here to check the coordinates with his ultra-precise modern equipment. They do it every so often to correct the slight errors made by the older equipment (our house has moved by an eighth of an inch over the last 30 years,...
by Paddy Casey
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Update on the Clare Transcription Project
Replies: 2
Views: 3642

Re: Update on the Clare Transcription Project

...also a neat piece of documentation of the projects, Murf. The full overview with one glance.

Paddy C