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Thursday, 2 January 2020

Still to come online

All my family tree research ever is now online, on this site, except for:

Ongoing - DNA testing

Ongoing DNA testing of me and other family members started in 2019. I am testing with Ancestry, to maximise the number of real people we can connect to, and real lines we can prove.

So far, DNA testing has strongly confirmed, in many different lines, the accuracy of my family tree research. Many lines in the family tree are now DNA proven.



English families updates. Visits and photos.

Irish families updates from DNA findings.


Historic OS maps of UK

National Library of Scotland allows non-commercial use of historic maps.

Lists of visits


New website style, Aug 2018


Mount Merrion House, Co.Dublin


Liam Cosgrave dies, 4 Oct 2017

My mother's first cousin Liam Cosgrave and I discuss our family history in 2013. Liam recalled times spent with his grandfather (my great-grandfather) Alderman Michael Flanagan, who lived through the Famine of 1845-50. It is incredible to think that Liam knew a man who lived through the Famine.

Things that were burnt in 1922

St. George's chapel, Windsor Castle

New scans in Gibbon branch

Huge update to early Humphrys tree, based on Glenstal Abbey papers.

Ryan tree now fully online.

P40 O'Mara papers in UL Archives

High-quality images from old Humphrys and Rahilly glass negatives


New images in Flanagan branch

Major update of Wells branch

I track down and photograph a document dated 1727 in my family tree, June 2016.

Aodhagán Ó Rathaille mentioned in accounts dated Sept 1727.

Films of James Mark Sullivan and the Film Company of Ireland

Humphreys and O'Rahilly prisoners in Mountjoy and Kilmainham

"The O'Rahilly" 1916 memorial events, Apr 2016.

Yeats ancestry updated

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