A Dingle, County Kerry Ireland, Genealogy Helper

A Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland
Genealogy Helper

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It was from the western foothills of Mount Brandon, on the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry Ireland, that my famine era ancestors emigrated.

It is my hope that in sharing the information found on these pages, others who are searching Dingle, will find some help in their journey
~back to their own ones.

Books, Maps & Irish Bookstores
Includes Kerry & Dingle Booklist & MAP OF DINGLE

 "Adversities of Fortune"
My search story ~ back to my own ones
Photos of the Beautiful Dingle Peninsula

Extensive O'Connor Surname History and Data

Dingle Activities
Information Centre

Kerry Folklore CDs
Special Offer!

  Famine Cottage
     19th Century Stone Cottage

Look Ups
Do you have a resource you'd like to share?

  Loads O'Links!
Irish Culture, Music, History, Gaelic Language,
Dingle, Kerry, Irish Genealogy
, FHC Film numbers

 1901 Census Data
      Some Corkaguiny Barony Parishes

  Corkaguiny Tithes
Aplotment book data for some parishes

 Corkaguiny Barony
 Civil Parishes and the Townlands within each

 The O'Flaherty Diary
Index of a Diary;1846-1912, by a Teacher at Castlegregory

  Kerry Surname Queries
  Place your own query here

 Ballyferriter Genealogy
(Dunquin, Dunurlin, Marhin, Kilmalkedar, and Kilquane Civil Parishes) Great resource by Wayne Mansfield

Minard Parish Valuations

 County Kerry Home PageJoin the Kerry mailing list!

 Kerry Catholic Parish Map
Ardfert Diocese
Note: Not Civil Parishes, quality of original is poor
(AOLers:turn off Compression Graphics in WWW Preferences)

Family Association Websites
Do you have a website you'd like to share?

  300 Book Subscribers from 1907 
Mostly Dingle Names, Address and some Occupations

 Kerry Catholic Parishes within Civil Parishes
~including dates the vital record registers began!

Need help you with your search?
Click on the above logo for live phone help

The Irish Language ~ the way it's spoken
in the western part of the Dingle Peninsula

If you have ancestors from Dingle then they probably spoke Irish as their primary language, just as they do in the West Kerry Gaeltacht area of the Dingle Peninsula to this day. (Mumhan is the Munster dialect of Irish Gaelic). When I found out my living Dingle relatives spoke Irish at home, I wanted to learn a bit of it myself, and researched how I might do that. So I have a suggestion for you. If you'd like to hear Irish *as they speak it in Dingle* there's some Irish language CD's that are kinda fun too!

Fios Feasa is a small company right on the Dingle Peninsula, and have among other things an interactive multimedia CD-ROM called: IRISH PROVERBS - 501 Irish Proverbs, Sayings, Blessings, Curses, etc. It's a tool for learning Irish ... especially good I think, because it's things they say everyday in Chorca Dhuibhne (thats Dingle Peninsula in Irish). Here is what Fios Feasa told me about it;

"The Irish proverbs CD will help anyone learn the language by listening to native speakers saying native things."

Click here to go to Fios Feasa:

The Pot of Gold at the end of this rainbow is Dingle!

"once you've got the Dingle tingle, you just can't shake it"

Thanks to Rody's Irish Photos.

"Irish Heartbeat "  by Van Morrison
(from the CD;Irish Heartbeat, Van Morrison and the Chieftains 1987)

Oh won't you stay, stay awhile
With your own ones.
Don't ever stray, stray so far
From your own ones.
This old world is so cold.
Don't care nothin' for your soul
You share with your own ones.

Don't rush away, rush away
From your own ones.
Just one more day, one more day
With your own ones.
For the world is so cold.
Don't care nothin' for your soul
You share with your own ones.

There's a stranger and he's
Standing at your door.
May be your best friend
Might be your brother,
You may never know.

I'm going back, going back
To my own ones.
Back to talk, talk awhile
With my own ones.
For the world is so cold.
Don't care nothing for your soul
You share with your own ones.


I'm searching back, searching back
For my own ones
Back to know, know from where
Came my old ones
For the world is so cold.
Don't care nothing for your soul
So share with your own ones.


Dedicated to all those who helped me ~back to my own ones,
and especially to:

de nobis fabula narratur
(their story is our story)

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We support The Garvaghy Road Residents Coalition

Many thanks to Joanmarie4@aol.com for the beautiful panoramic photo of Dingle!

Slán go Fóill
(SO LONG! in Irish)

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Link to Cyndi's List for Ireland
Thanks to Cyndi for including my Dingle site on her famous website!

Doras "For the most comprehensive guide for what's Irish on the web";
Here is what they said about my Dingle site:
"This is an informative genealogical site for the Kerry region.
A useful resource for those wishing to carry out research."

Many thanks to:
Eastman's Online Genealogy February 1, 1999 Newsletter

for mentioning my Dingle website in "Home Pages Highlighted"!

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