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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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Localising a name in Ireland
For localising a name in Ireland the best sources are still Sir Richard Griffiths' Primary Valuation of Tenements (1848-64), now widely available on CD-ROM, and the BMD indexes from 1864. A full extract of Irish birth certificates 1864-74 is on the Mormon Vital Records Listing, which is available on the society web site under Shared Resources, and likewise available in most local studies libraries and for sale

Meet an O’Donoghue

The maps available on this page show the location of ‘O’Donoghues’ who are interested in meeting others in the society.  To discover where these people are, simply move to the region of interest and zoom in. By clicking on the pins on the map you will be provided with the email address of those people.
 
Your meeting could be a simple handshake and a short chat, but could end up being much more. So, whether it be in your home region or in a travel destination, give it a go. Who knows ? You might end up organizing a gathering !

 

To join this programme please go into your Profile in Members or Guests area.  Scroll down to the map, place a tick in the  Display my location box.  Then latch onto your pin and drag it to the place you want to use as your possible meeting location.  You can expand the map to whatever level of detail that you may require. 

Pins represent people who have said that they are willing to be contacted. The society offers this as a service to its members and guests, but takes no responsibility for the meetings.