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This page is for entries which apply to the whole of Ireland, eg general information on Ireland , one name studies covering the whole of Ireland, and enquiries when you have no idea which part of Ireland your surnames came from.

Surnames in Ireland, like England, do tend to be strong in certain areas. First names are sometimes claimed to have regional patterns as well. It's worth checking Familysearch provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for clues.
Also see Some Surname Distribution Patterns.

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Richard Andrew, Ireland  Jan 2010 (168204)
I am looking for information regarding my Great-Grandfather Richard Andrew, he was born in Ireland around 1875, he moved to Glasgow and married Matilda Kilpatrick in 1900. They had 3 children. He died in 1934. His father was George Andrew and his mother was Margaret (Jane) Murdoch and I know he had a brother named Howard. If anyone knows anything that could help I would really appreciate it.
Walsh, Patrick & Mary  Apr 2008 (136265)
Seeking information about Patrick Walsh (b. abt 1825 in Ireland) and wife Mary (b. abt 1834 in Ireland, maiden name unknown). Had emigrated to USA by 1856 when first child was born. Six children born in Missouri, Richard (abt. 1856), Thomas (abt. 1860), Mary (abt. 1863), Cathern (as spelled on the census, abt. 1867), John (abt. 1879)and my great grandmother Agnes (14 Feb 1880, St. Louis, Missouri). Does anyone recognize this family?
Clarkes, Merricks born in Ireland  Jan 2007 (101114)
I am looking for any information on a couple of individuals in my tree that were stated on the census as being born in Ireland, they are MOSES CLARKE born in 1813 and ANDREW MERRICK born in 1839. MOSES CLARKE married a lady called ELEANOR and came over to England and settled in Manchester, sometime after their son JOSEPH was born in 1847 and went on to have several more children which included my great great great grandfather, also called MOSES in 1860. Any information on MOSES CLARKE Snr and his family in Ireland would be greatly appreciated. I am also looking for information on ANDREW MERRICK born in 1839 in Ireland. I am assuming from what I already know about this person that he was born in Ireland and then married in England to a lady called MARY HEALEY who was born in Dukinfield in Cheshire, England, they lived in Manchester and had several children including my great great grandmother SARAH ANN MERRICK born around 1862. I am interested in the irish roots of these individuals, as I know nothing at all about their lives before they came to England, any information would be received with thanks. Regards Lisa
Ballinger  Aug 2006 (89546)
I am trying to locate an ancestor - Harriet Ballinger b. approx 1811 in Ireland - she died 1882 in Edinburgh - Her census records indicate that she was born in Ireland. Her parents are Benjamin Ballinger & Elizabeth Lister.(Litster). Many thanks for your assistance
mulligan-mcguire  Apr 2006 (78768)
looking for any info or descendants of a felix mulligan,born abt 1819,co.monaghan. his father i believe was a flax dresser in 1780 in same place. younger felix married a agnes mcguire and had two known children both married in dundee.other place they lived were co.cavan.
garland  Jan 2006 (69903)
looking for family of patrick garland born ireland(c)1869,mother ann born(c)1844 brother hugh 1872. they went to england in the 1880's as they turned up on 1891 census living in county durham. what i would like to know is where they're from in ireland,patrick married hannah donnelly(gateshead 1894) from tyrone ireland,the donnellys turned up in county durham 1874. if you have any info please get in contact.
Dean  Sep 2005 (63262)
Searching for ancestors of Maragret Dean (maiden name unknown) who emigrated from Ireland to the USA with 9 children in 1849 aboard the USS JAMESTOWN. According to the ships register Margaret would have been born about 1806 and her children between 1832 and 1844. They arrived in the US in February 1849 in New York City and settled in Paterson, NJ and worked in the silk mills for years afterwards. I have the names of the children if that would be of any help. I don't know what county they came from so I will appreciate any clues at all. Margaret was my ggg-grandmother.
Fay Fisher Blackburn Thompson Osborne  Apr 2005 (53751)
Rose Fay widow (57)in 1891 liverpool census mother of head but the wifes maiden name is Fay head is not at home could Rose be the wifes mother not the heads? Rose from Kings county husband Matthew or Thomas dead by 1883 at the marriage of his daughter Sophia (20) to William Fisher full. Sophias daughter Mary A S birth about 1880 next child Rose A Fisher birth about 1886 Patrick birth 1891.Mary Fisher (17) marriage date 25th December 1897 to William Blackburn (20) Father Henry first child Emily born 1898 William born 1900 Mary 1902 Charles 1904 Annie 1908? Emily Mary and Annie was put in St Anns Convent Formby from about 1911 Emily died 12th May 1912 buried at Our Lady of compation on the 13th May. Mary had Robert (Bobby) Doriethy (Dolly) Rose (rosey) Thompson? not sure if she married there father. Mary married Joseph Osborne In 1930 Children Joseph Edward, Charles Henry (Sid) Mary and Emily.
Bartholomew O'Connor  Apr 2005 (52531)
Searching for details of Bartholomew O'Connor (labourer/contractor), born in 1817 in Ireland (cannot make out place on 1871 census as too faint - could be Sligo, Mayo or Galway). Father listed as John Bartholomew O'Connor (Tobacco Manufacturer).

 
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