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The O'Donoghue Society

For all those interested in history and genealogy and whose names are derived from the Gaelic

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BMDs from 1837 in England & Wales but not always
Irish people should be in the national system of birth, marriage and death registration from 1837. Registration of births was not compulsory and registration of deaths may have been forgotten when all the family was ill. Marriages can usually be found and the Irish had lower rates of illegitimacy or cohabitation unless they acquired Irish customs

The Society Journal Content and published issues

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ISSUE 3: May 2000
In this issue
• A personal message
• Society developments
• 1798 and the Ballad of Paud O’Donohoe
• Dunphys make it in Australia
• What my grandmother told me
• O’Donoghue streets and towns in the USA of 1880-91
• Snippets
Quantrill’s raiders
Jimmy Donahue and the Duchess of Windsor
O’Donohue’s test
ISSUE 2: January 2000
In this issue
  • A personal message
  • Society developments
  • Ó Donnchadha today
  • The story of Diarmaid (of Ó Donnchadha pedigree) and Gráinne
ISSUE 1: November 1999