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The O'Donoghue Society

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ISSUE 49: January 2012
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• Tribute to Joseph A. Donohoe V
• The meaning of Donnchadh and Ó Donnchadha/Ó Donnchú
• Bernard Benjamin Montague Dunchue – a mystery man
• From Glenflesk to Northfield, Vermont – Part Four
• Serendipity or what!
• I remember Mary Donahue
• The Ballad of Moses Donohue
• The Society makes connections
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 48: October 2011
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• Townlands – their history and our name (Part Three - Cork and Kerry)
• The 1891 Women's Suffrage Petition – the Monster Petition
• The Assassination of the Rev. John Lloyd by Thomas Donoghue, 1847
• From Glenflesk to Northfield, Vermont – Part Three
• The society makes connections
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 47: July 2011
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• Tribute to Berni Cravens
• The Launch of Heroic Landscapes
• Townlands – their history and our name (Part Two)
• The eighteenth century Donahoos of Cashel in America
• From Glenflesk to Northfield, Vermont – Part Two
• From the trenches - 1917
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 46: April 2011
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• Heroic Landscapes: Irish Myth and Legend
• Townlands – their history and our name (Part One)
• John O’Donoghue (1830-1919), my Tipperary ancestor, and The Sack of Toomevara
• From Glenflesk to Northfield, Vermont - Part One
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 45: January 2011
In this issue
• A personal message
• The Society
• Garranes –The Camelot of Ireland
• The Donoughers of Meath
• O’Donoghue folk-tales
• O’Donoghue stories of the spirit world
• My summer trip to Ireland
• An ode to black sheep
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 44: October 2010
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Enigma of the Eóganacht Genetic Signature and the ‘Scythian Marker’
• The Life and Family of Lt Colonel Charles James O’Donoghue 76th ‘Hindoostan’ Regiment of Foot
• Name variants and their distribution
• Phonetics and origin of the Dunphy name (continued)
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 43: July 2010
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Gaelic chieftain of the 17th and 18th centuries
• Tim Dunnahoo – Five-Star Chef
• O’Donoghue Reunion in Cappoquin, County Waterford
• Pronunciation of name today
• Knights of the Order of the Green Cross
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 42: April 2010
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• A Memorial to Irishmen who died in World War I – 1914-18
• The Acre – A place of new beginnings
• Theodocia’s Thought
• Jo O’Donoghue and Londubh Books
• Physical characteristics – Red beards and black hair
• O’Donoghue DNA Success
• Clan Donnachaidh
• O’Donoghue tartan
• Gatherings
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 41: January 2010
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Irish in the armies of Europe – Part One: 1580-1660
- The story of Ruairdrí Ó Donnchadha
• The origins and phonetics of the Dunphy name
• The Donohews of Western Virginia – family tragedies
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 40: October 2009
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• Faction fighting in 19th century Ireland
• A good looking Irishman
• O’Donoghue folk-tales
• The legend of the headless soldier of Donohew’s Lane
• Gatherings
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
• Breifne Clans Project Report 5