Monthly Archives: August 2007

More on Mining

I saw a book in the local library entitled: Beara History and Stories from the Peninsula compiled by Gerard (Gerdie) Harrington, produced by the Beara Historical Society 2005 and Chapter 4 talks about the emigration of miners from Beara to … Continue reading

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Journals – useful in Genealogical Research

Local or regional journals often provide vital information that has been compiled by an author who was very familiar with an area, surname or other local activities. Some of these historical/archaeological publications were written by people who were experts in … Continue reading

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Mining in West Cork

At Allihies in West Cork, there is a ruin of a long abandoned copper mine. I found an article Miners in Migration… which discusses the connection between Co. Cork and Butte, Montana. In genealogy, it is important to consider migration … Continue reading

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