Killury Blog

Continuing our historical and genealogical tour of North Kerry we recently visited Killury Cemetery. This is situated on the Ballyheigue to Ballyduff road close to Edmond Harty’s successful enterprise Dairymaster. Indeed the Harty family have been in this area going back many generations and many of their ancestors are buried in the local cemetery. …

Ardfert Blog

Over summer 2015 Irish Ancestors Direct are hitting the roads of southern Ireland visiting heritage sites, ancient burial grounds and places of historical interest.  First Sunday in June, a beautiful sunny day, saw us in North Kerry visiting Ardfert. We enjoyed touring Ardfert Cathedral and adjoining burial grounds. A short walk from the village brought …

Genealogy Blog

Welcome to Irish Ancestors Direct monthly blog. We intend to use this space to keep you up to date on genealogy developments past and present.  As genealogy and history fanatics we welcome your comments and observations.  There is great satisfaction in  filling in the gaps in your family tree.  By the time you get to your great grandparents you …