O’Donoghues of all spellings have made great contributions in many spheres all over the world.  The purpose of this project is to produce brief biographies of their lives.  It is not just the famous we are aiming at, some of the most enjoyable stories are in the lives of everyday people as we have proved

Biographies produced to date

April 2001 Amanda Donohoe
July 2001 Patrick Donahoe
October 2001 Daniel O’Donoghue
January 2002 Lowitja O’Donoghue
October 2002 Sylvester O’Donoghue
October 2002 Michael Donohue
April 2003 Ann O’Donoghue
July 2003 Kathleen Donohue Donahue
January 2004 Bridget O’Donoghue
April 2004 Steve Donoghue
July 2004 Thomas Scott Donahue
January 2005 Professor Thomas Donahue
January 2005 Bold Jack Donahoe
April 2005 Brian Joseph O’Donoghue
July 2005 General Michael T Donohoe
January 2006 John O’Donoghue
April 2006 Brother Ralph and Doctor F.G.Donehoo
July 2006 John W Donihue
October 2006 Violet Evangeline O’Donoghue
January 2007 Lieutenant Colonel John William O’Donoghue
April 2007 Yellow Jack Donahue
April 2007 John Talbott Donoghue
April 2007 Pat Donahue
July 2007 James Edmund O’Donoghue
October 2007 John O’Donohoe
January 2009 Rev Edward Geoffrey O’Donoghue B. A. (The Caring Curate)
April 2009 John Dunphy – lumberman, boat builder, farmer
July 2009 Algernon Charles O’Donoghue – A Sound Man
July 2010 Tim Dunnahoo – Five-Star Chef
October 2010 The Life and Family of Lt Colonel Charles James O’Donoghue 76th ‘Hindoostan’ Regiment of Foot
January 2013 Timothy Shea – a walking encyclopaedia
April 2013 Paud O’Donoghue – “he knew how to live life”
October 2014 to July 2015 The Story of Martin H Donohoe, war correspondent extraordinary
January 2015 Flight Sergeant Norman Dunn (O’Donoghue) and his stage heritage
April 2015 The Very Reverend Father Thomas O’Donoghue
October 2015 He died for Britain – Arthur Gerald Donahue(1913-42)
January 2018 D.J O’Donoghue (1866-1917) ” A noble Irishman, a modest, faithful, upright worker and scholar”
October 2018 Patrick O’Donohue – In search of a better life
January 2020 John O’Donohue 1 January 1956 – 4 January 2008
January 2020 Philip Joseph Donahue III, his life, his Jewish descendants
April 2020 Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG
July 2020 Emmett Ignatius Donohue – Scofflaw
October 2020 John Donahue – a Civil War soldier
January 2021 jAmes Josepj Donohue – I hear the train a’comin’

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