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The Society Journal Content and published issues

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ISSUE 75: July 2018

In this issue
  • A personal message
  • Some O’Donoghue officers & NCOs in the American Civil War
  • A Life lived for Others
  • My experiences studying the History of Family and Genealogy at Limerick
  • Why haven’t you had your DNA tested?
  • Y-DNA project report
ISSUE 74: April 2018

In this issue
  • A personal message
  • The Gaelic Irish Chief: Past, Present & Future
  • “Each shall claim his own”
  • O’Donoghue’s Building, Melbourne
  • Donahue’s Greenhouse, Inc. An Account of Richard J Donahue and his Family
ISSUE 73: January 2018

In this issue
  • A personal message
  • The Donohue family from New Zealand and WW1
  • D.J. O’Donoghue (1866-1917) “A noble Irishman, a modest, faithful, upright worker and scholar”
  • Y-DNA Report
  • Who am I?
ISSUE 72: October 2017

In this issue
  • A personal message
  • O’Donoghues in Onondaga: Fighting in the Courthouse
  • Third Battle of Ypres centenary: Remembering the O’Donoghue Ilford brothers killed at Passchendaele
  • Another O’Donoghue in Annascaul
  • “There’s Magic in Ireland” By Margaret C. Donahue (1953)
ISSUE 71: July 2017

In this issue
  • A personal message
  • The Irish Travellers’ recognition
  • The Convict – Michael Donoghue of the Guildford
  • Dead Relatives
  • Hall of Fame: Focus on the Clergy, Altruism, Empathy and Commonsense
  • The Y-DNA Report 
ISSUE 70: April 2017

In this issue
  • A personal message
  • Building San Francisco: Visionaries and Laborers
  • The Night of the Big Wind, January 6/7, 1839
  • Will there be justice at last for the real Lost Boys?
  • Donohue flying high
ISSUE 69: January 2017

In this issue
  • A personal message
  • The Indomitable Irishry
  • Donal of the Fetters
  • The night that Edward confronted Wallis over her gay lover
  • The Y-DNA report
ISSUE 68: October 2016
In this issue

•A personal message
•The Robbers’ Den, Foiladown, Clonkeen
•Cornelius ‘Lame Johnny’ Donahue: Discoverer of the ‘Wind Cave’ of South Dakota
•The Gold of Spansel Wood
ISSUE 67: July 2016
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Coming of the Gael
• O’Donoghues in Annascaul, Dingle, Kerry
• Pat Donohoe, a threatened G-man, in 1916
• Irish Eyes - a poem .
• The Y-DNA project

ISSUE 66: April 2016
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Adventures of Juan Ó Donojú and his family (Part Three): Mariana Ó • Donojú, his sister, and the Irish of Seville, Spain
• Donahues of Holyoke, Mass and the lost gravestone
• Six generations of our women in unmarked graves 1822-1943
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project