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Some one should Know by Dominic noone (Member 10276659) on 21-Jan-2013
Hi my name is Dominic my family is from Roscommon this is a small village so you no who you are The Noone. Is spelt with an E . Dominic noone is my ( dad ) His brother mark noone can you reply thanks my brothers mark noone and kevin noone have bean to there cousins are farming the land thanks ; )   
Friends by Dominic noone (Member 10276659) on 22-Jul-2012
Hi my name is dominic noone my dad is dominick noone from roscommon is his family still there thanks ?   
GAVICAN by andrew quinn (Member 10267548) on 16-Nov-2011
i think that my tresea bridget gavican(my grandmother) came from roscommom her father was a michael gavican a farmer

i am looking for tresea mother and wife to michael

i also have a maggie gavican (and don't know if she the mother or... more >>
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Loftus Murray by Teresa Letteer (Member 10246734) on 13-Apr-2010
My family came to the USA in the 1830's. My gg grandfather was Francis Loftus born around 1800 and his wife was Mary Murray also born around 1800. I know they had at lest one child born in Roscommon, Margaret Loftus born around Dec. 1832.
Mary Murray's parents names were John and Margaret Murray. I don't know if they also came to the US. Francis and Mary Loftus were in New York City from the 1850... more >>
seeking by patricia (Member 10224801) on 23-Jul-2008
My name is Patricia and I am desparately trying to find my birth mother.

Her name is Nancy / Ann or Annie Prendergast and she was born December 8th 1928.

I was born in Queen Charlottes hospital Hammersmith, London on May 2nd 1952. My birth name was Hilda Carol Pren... more >>
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Blairland, it's pronounced Blairland by Reader (Member 10122086) on 23-Oct-2006
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Batty O'Briens, Knockcroghery by sinead carberry (Member 10174480) on 14-Jan-2006
Does anyone remember when Jinxed, Outcry, the Fridge etc; played out there? People getting hit with ashtrays? Sitting around having an acoustic sing song, those days seem so long ago! If anyone remembers the good times and would like to get in touch email me at the above adress, Peace Love Empathy
Penpal by marc (Member 10162603) on 31-Aug-2005
Is there anyone out there who is bored at work and wants to make a email buddy to chat to? if ur interested email me sometime
Deehans and Fallons now in the USA by TJ (Member 10159678) on 26-Jul-2005
My Grandmother was Jane Deehan from Roscommon and married Michael Fallon also from Roscommon. Both had close family who went left Ireland for the USA in the 1900's. Any Roscommon Deehan or Fallon decendents out there?   
  • Re: Deehans and Fallons now in the USA by Bernie (Member 10161425) on 17-Aug-2005
    Just came across this father, Jeremiah Fallon was born in Roscommon...his mother was Bridget Mulloley,his father was Patrick Fallon. He had 2 sisters, Anne & Bridget, one of which went to england to live. I seem to remember some info regarding why he left Ireland and went to live and work in UK. May have been some "trouble". He left UK from Manchester and arrived in NYC 1/1923 I don't... more >>

  • Re: Deehans and Fallons now in the USA by Margaret Fallon (Member 10231280) on 2-Sep-2008
    My family came from Roscommon in the 1800's to Boston, MA. I have seen the name Michael somewhere as well. I am working on my family tree and have only gotten to the arrival here in the states...have not found much on the Roscommon end yet.
    -Margaret Fallon (I think there is another Margaret Fallon as well that replied here; I am a different one!)

CATHERINE MEARES DUCKETT by Loretta Myrter (Member 10030112) on 29-Dec-2004
I am looking for the descendants of, or information concerning my gggrandmother, CATHERINE MEARES DUCKETT, b. 1813, daughter of MICHAEL & MARY WHITE MEARES. CATHERINE m. PATRICK ALEXANDER DUCKETT in 1838.

Many thanks!

Loretta Myrter
Lizzie Fowley by John Byrne (Member 10101930) on 9-Aug-2003
Hi, I'm also trying to find descendents of Lizzie Fowley, born in january 1901.
Luke Byrne by John Byrne (Member 10101930) on 1-Aug-2003
Hi I'm trying to find descendants of Luke Byrne, born in the Roscommon area in 1876 .
Is there anyone called NILAN in Frenchpark Roscommon by nightrider (Member 10093836) on 19-Apr-2003
My grandfather Patrick Nilan married Mary Murray 24th February 1905 In Salford England. I think he was born In Frenchpark Roscommon In 1875 because on his marriage certificate he was 30 and Mary was 25. This Is the only bit of Information I have.   
  • Re: Is there anyone called NILAN in Frenchpark Roscommon by angel (Member 10094601) on 4-May-2003
    Is there anyone alive In Frenchpark

family research by christine tarry (Member 10093258) on 2-Apr-2003
i am doing some research into family names the name proving difficult to trace is Byron i believe the name is associated with the castlerea area of rosscommon trying to locate a mary ellen byron who may have lived there in the 1940s 50sor any duffy's thatlived there and moved to manchester in england.Any help would be appreciated.   
  • Re: family research by Shane Tarry (Member 10139586) on 6-Dec-2004

    Totally by accident I found your posting while doing my own family research on the web. Please reply back to me as I would very much like to talk to you about the Tarry surname.

    best ... more >>

carmel brennan by Jon (Member 10072127) on 2-Jul-2002
if anyone knows carmel who went to england (essex) to do her nurse training in the late 1980s and early 1990s please ask her to email me.
i knew her well in basildon.
thanks jon
TRACING FAMILY by joanne gerrard (Member 10042128) on 8-Feb-2002
  • hello by bonpheryjoe (Member 10154684) on 23-May-2005
    From:Mr bonfry
    #20 Louis Botha Avenue,
    Johannesburg.South Africa.

    Dear si... more >>

seeking by lewis morris (Member 10056330) on 20-Jan-2002
I'm looking for any surviving relatives or information on Thomas Callery who married Mary Ryan about 80 years ago.Particularly their child thet was given up for adoption. Thanx   
  • Re: seeking by Carmel (Member 10298634) on 11-Jan-2015
    Dear Lewis,

    I just came across your message. I am related to a Mary Ryan, known as May who lived in Salford and who, according to family legend, was the mother of a child, born out of wedlock. She was never spoken of in the family and I only know she lived in Salford and of course was originally from Roscommon.

    Do you want to share why you are looking for her and any more details and I ca... more >>

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