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The O'Donoghue Society

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The Society Journal Content and published issues

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ISSUE 64: October 2015
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Adventures of Juan Ó Donojú(Part Two): General Tomás Ó • Donojú, his brother
• Ancient Origins of our ‘Donahue’ Family
• He died for Britain – Arthur Gerald Donahue(1913-42)
• Where in North America did our ancestors settle?
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 63: July 2015
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Adventures of Juan Ó Donojú (Part One)
• An Attempt to trace the Ancestry of the Reverend Jeremiah Aloysius Donoughue
• The Story of Martin H Donohoe War correspondent extraordinary – Episode Four
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 62: April 2015
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• Captain Right - The Rightboy Movement of the late 18th century
• The Very Reverend Father Thomas O'Donoghue
• The Story of Martin H Donohoe, war correspondent extraordinary - Episode Three
• How my father hid wartime secrets at his stables
• O'Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 61: January 2015
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• Thomas Donohoe introduced football to Brazil - fact
• The Story of Martin H Donohoe, war correspondent extraordinary -Episode Two
• Flight Sergeant Norman Dunn (O'Donoghue) and his stage heritage
• Clan Donnachaidh
• O'Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 60: October 2014
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Battle of Clontarf - 1014
• The Story of Martin H Donohoe, war correspondent extraordinary
• A Dunphy love story from World War One
• Halls of Fame – O’Donoghues reach for the stars
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 59: July 2014
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• How did the O'Donoghue name get to north Kerry?
• Irish immigration into Victoria
• Peter Donoghue and the Lusitania May 1815
• The Donahue Family Cookbook
• O'Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 58: April 2014
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• The formation of The O’Donoghue Society Council
• The Eóganachts of Cashel in Kerry
• Sixty O’Donoghues died in the First World War
• World War II history of Lemuel Larkin Donoho
• My search for my O’Donoghue relatives
• Get togethers in London
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 57: January 2014
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• Irish priests in Toulouse
• The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire and Daniel Donohue
• The sad story of Francis and Hannah Donehue
• The January 2014 Society Challenge – a flop
• 1914-2014 - Remembering the First World War
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 56: October 2013
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Future from Rod
• The Future from Tighe and Elizabeth
• Awly Mór - the sad fate of Olaf the Great
• Squadron Leader Charles O'Donoghue Killed in Action
• October challenge: Who was the first recorded O’Donoghue in South Africa
• Visits to Ireland
• A ‘Gathering’ in Wexford
• Journey to the Donoho Reunion, Church and Prairie – June 2013
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 55: July 2013
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• ‘Unequal justice’: The Métis in O’Donoghue’s Raid of 1871
• July Challenge: Who was the first recorded O’Donoghue in New Zealand?
• Largest family to complete a marathon – O’Donoghue clan
• Halls of Fame: Focus on Dance
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project