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ISSUE 54: April 2013
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• The Usurpers of West Munster
• Paud O’Donoghue – “he knew how to live life”
• Bad Guys
• April Challenge: Who was the first recorded O’Donoghue in Canada?
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 53: January 2013
In this issue


• A personal message
• Society developments
• The War of Independence: Paddy O’Donoghue and Manchester (Part Two)
• Timothy Shea – a walking encyclopaedia
• Old Clonbroney and death messengers
• January Challenge: Who was the first recorded O’Donoghue in Australia?
• Family stories
• O’Donoghue Olympians from the past
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 52: October 2012
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• The War of Independence: Paddy O’Donoghue and Manchester (Part One)
• Who was the first recorded O’Donoghue in the USA?
• Mary Donehue and the Orphan Train Movement
• A Man in a Kilt is a Man and a Half
• The Olympics 2012
• The society makes connections: Case Five
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 51: July 2012
In this issue

• A personal message
• Society developments
• The O’Donnoghues of Geldrop and Niel (2)
• The village still haunted by its Titanic loss
• My Certificate of Irish Heritage
• Juanita Donehue and O’Donoghue’s Steaks and Seafood
• The society makes connections: Case Four
• Mort and Jean Donahue visit
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
ISSUE 50: April 2012
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• The O’Donnoghues of Geldrop and Niel (1)
Their place in Munster and European history
• The Return of the Aghadoe Crosier
• The O’Donoghues of Ballyduff, North Kerry
• The Famine and our families - Kilgarvan and Tim The Tailor Buckley
• A Man for all seasons - Pete Donehue
• The society makes connections
• O’Donoghues in the News
• Snippets
• The Y-DNA project
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