Genealogy Projects tagged with Ireland on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Ulster Scots people

    Who are the Ulster Scots? The Ulster Scots are an ethnic group in Ireland, descended from Lowland Scots and English from the border of those two countries, many from the "Border Reivers" culture. These people first began to occupy Ireland in large numbers with the Plantation of Ulster, a planned process of colonisation which took place under the auspices of James VI of Scotland and I of Eng...

  • Irish Portal

    About the Irish Portal Portal for people who are interested in Irish genealogy. The aim of this portal is to make this a very useful tool for research, and a place to meet other people tracing their Irish ancestors What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding ...

  • Kings of Ancient Britannia

    This project will keep track of the kings of ancient Britain, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland beginning with the Roman invasion of Britain in 55 AD to 1066 AD at the coronation of Harold II and beginning of the Middle Ages. Naming Conventions We will use titles in the native language. Cadeyrn Fendigaid ap Gwrtheyrn did not speak English, so he was never once called "King of Powys." His title w...

  • Earl Grey Orphan Emigration Scheme from Ireland to Australia

    Earl Grey famine female orphan emigration scheme Scope The scope of this project is to identify the girls and the families of the orphan girls who were part of the Earl Grey emigration scheme to Australia between 1848 and 1850. Explanation of Earl Grey’s Famine Orphan Scheme The Orphan Emigration Scheme commenced in October 1848 and when it was wound up due to opposition from the...

  • Notables in Irish History (good and bad)

    For a comparatively small population of about 6 million people, Ireland has made an an especially enormous contribution to literature. Famous Irish Abraham Stoker Pierce Brosnan W. B. Yeats John Jack Butler Yeats C. S. Lewis Maureen O'Sullivan Liam Neeson ---------------------------------------

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  • Tracing Irish ancestors - Where to start ?

    Who are you looking for? Trying to locate a particular person can be a daunting task. A name or surname is not enough. You should try to compile as much information as possible before you can start searching in order to have the best possible chance of locating your ancestors. It is also easier to focus on one or two individuals initially as you gain experience in your research. Establish who...

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  • Ireland Brickwall Project

    The Irish brickwall club Hitting a brickwall searching for family who came from Ireland ? Look no further. Many hands make light work and 2 know more then one. If you would like some help looking for an Irish ancestors just start a discussion and/or add the profile of the person to this project Links : Tracing Irish ancestors where to start? Irish links and sources Current reque...

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  • Irish Families Researched by Geni Users

    Irish Families Researched by Geni Users This project has been created on request from the Geni users who are researching Irish families. This will replace the current Roll-Call Irish families researched discussion as this is becoming too difficult to read through . The names will be where possible listed with a place name and with a link to the profile of the person who is also researching th...

  • Irish emigrants - ports of emigration, ships and passengerlists

    Queenstown ,county Cork (now Cobh) From 1848 - 1950 over 6 million adults and children emigrated from Ireland - over 2.5 million departed from Cobh county Cork Ireland , making it the single most important port of emigration. Cork was the major emigration port, although every port in Ireland was used as a point of emigration at some stage. Liverpool The port city of Liverpool, with a curr...

  • The Irish Emmigrant to Canada

    Irish Canadians Irish Canadian are immigrants and descendants of immigrants who originated in Ireland. 1.2 million Irish immigrants arrived, 1825 to 1970, at least half of those in the period from 1831-1850. By 1867, they were the second largest ethnic group (after the French), and comprised 24% of Canada's population. The 1931 national census counted 1,230,000 Canadians of Irish descent, hal...

  • Castles of Ireland (ROI)

    CASTLES OF IRELAND Irish castle history stretches nearly 1000 years, from the Norman invasions of the 1000s to the early 20th century. Ireland was a country to subdue, and to keep the population in check, castles were built to house the new ruling families and garrison their armies. The later castles were symbols of wealth and political power, architectural homages...

  • 1916 Easter Rising - Ireland

    1916 Easter Rising The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca ), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection staged in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916. The Rising was mounted by Irish republicans with the aims of ending British rule in Ireland, seceding from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and establishing an independent Irish Republ...

  • The history of Irish gangs

    The history of Irish gangs The Irish Mob is one of the oldest organized crime groups in the United States, in existence since the early 19th century. Originating in Irish American street gangs of the 19th century Irish gangs date at least to the mid-19th century when street gangs waged battles for control of New York City neighborhoods with colorful names like Dead Rabbits and 40 Thieves....

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  • Presidents of Ireland

    < BACK . UNDER CONSTRUCTION . 1938-1945 : Douglas Hyde (See Wikipedia... ) 1945-1959 : Seán T. O'Kelly (See Wikipedia... ) 1959-1973 : Éamon de Valera (See Wikipedia... ) 1973-1974 : Erskine Hamilton Childers (see Wikipedia... ) 1974-1976 : Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh (See Wikipedia... ) 1976-1990 : Patrick Hillery (See Wikipedia... )

  • Tailors

    TAILOR for MEN's wear : for WOMEN's wear : Female tailor ??? EN : a Tailor ~ Clothier ~ Sarto IS ??? a craftsman/woman who.....etc. NL : Kleermaker / KleermaakSTer ~ Snijder ~ Tailleur ~ FR : Tailleur ~ Couturier / couturière ~ Clothier ~ DE : Schneider / Schneiderin ? ES : Sastre / Costurera ~ IT : Sarto / Sasta PO : Alfaiate / Costureira Hindi : दर&#...

  • Huguenots of Ireland

    The Huguenots in Ireland Around the start of the eighteenth century, as Irish conditions became more settled, two groups of continental Protestant refugees were settled in the country with official, or semi-official help. The first of these, the Huguenots , were French Calvinists persecuted intermittently by the Catholic rulers of France throughout the seventeenth century. The second group ...

  • Medieval Ireland

    This project is to create a Collaborative template to defer to for the Medieval Irish tree on Geni . Please come & help to get it as correct as we can. I've begun by using Charles Cawley's Medlands as the initial format - mostly because he's the best laid out internet resource to cut & paste from. We can edit in / over further sources, as we go, this being a very long-term project an all :-) ...

  • Glasnevin Cemetery, County Dublin, Ireland

    Glasnevin Cemetery, created by the mother of Charles Stewart Parnell, "the uncrowned king of Ireland", is the first modern Catholic cemetery in Ireland. Although Parnell himself, the product of a mixed marriage, was Protestant, he is buried in Parnell Circle, as is his mother. Another notable occupant of the cemetery is Constance Georgine Markievecz, Countess Markievicz. She fought for Irish ...

  • Symbols on …Church of Ireland… graves

    Symbols on …Church of Ireland… graves alfabetical Anchors and Ships--- Hope or Seafaring profession Arches---Victory in Death Arrows---Mortality Bouquets/flowers---condolences, grief, sorrow Broken Column---Loss of head of family Broken Ring---Family circle severed Buds/Rosebud---Morning of life or renewal of life Bugles---Resurrection and the military Butter...

  • Irish slaves

    The forgotten white slaves. They came as slaves; vast human cargo transported on tall British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands and included men, women, and even the youngest of children. Whenever they rebelled or even disobeyed an order, they were punished in the harshest ways. Slave owners would hang their human property by their hands and set th...

  • High Kings of Ireland

    Many Irish families can trace their lineage back to a particular sept of Irish High Kings, through surname if not generation by generation. The English invasions led to the destruction of specifics, so generally only surname info is available prior to the 1800s. "Medieval Irish historical tradition held that Ireland had been ruled by an Ard Rí or High King since ancient times, and comp...

  • Irish Revolutionaries of the 19th and 20th century

    Project: Documenting lives, families and descendants of young Irish Revolutionaries involved in the movement to nationalize Ireland. Description: Young Ireland was a political, cultural and social movement of the mid-19th century. It led changes in Irish nationalism, including an abortive rebellion known as the Young Irelander Rebellion of 1848. Many of the latter's leaders were tried for...

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  • Battleground Ireland

    Battleground Ireland Ireland became a battleground almost by accident - having left England, James II had de facto handed William the crown on a silver plate. His only hope of restoration was linked to a return to his realm. And only one part was considered secure and sympathetic enough - Catholic Ireland, effectively ruled by the Jacobite Tyrconnel. Tyrconnel was determined to hold on to p...

  • Butler Family around James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormond

    Scope of Project To document the Butler Family around James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormond (1496-1546) .

  • Irish Peter Robinson Settlers - Canada

    Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada 200 anniversary The year 2025 will see a celebration of significance in celebration of the two hundreth anniversary of the arrival of the Peter Robinson settlers in the Canadian Peterborough area. Scope of this project This is a project for documenting the Irish settlers brought to Ontario in 1823 and 1825 by Peter Robinson . This project aim is to help...

  • Los Irlandeses en la Argentina - The Irish in Argentina

    Irish Immigration in Argentina Irish settlement in Argentina is part of the story of immigration in Argentina and the Irish diaspora. Irish emigrants from the Midlands, Wexford and many counties of Ireland arrived in Argentina mainly from 1830 to 1930, with the largest wave taking place in 1850–1870. The modern Irish-Argentine community is composed of some of their descendants, and the...

  • Child Emigration from Britain to Canada (Dungannon Union, Ireland)

    This is a sub-project of the Child Emigration - Britain to Canada. This one is for the young women with a young child from the Dungannon Poorhouse and Poor Law Union, Ireland. In this project, the young children are linked to their mother. On the whole the profiles linked to this project do not have any information about the parents, what they did in Canada or exact dates of birth. What t...

  • Nine Years' War (Ireland) [1594-1603]

    Nine Years' War (Ireland) ) The Nine Years' War (Irish: Cogadh na Naoi mBlian) or Tyrone's Rebellion took place in Ireland from 1594 to 1603. It was fought between the forces of Gaelic Irish chieftains Hugh O'Neill of Tír Eoghain, Hugh Roe O'Donnell of Tír Chonaill and their allies, against English rule in Ireland. The war was fought in all parts of the country, but mainly in ...

  • Irish Diaspora - Diaspóra na nGael

    Irish Diaspora The Irish diaspora Diaspóra na nGael consists of Irish emigrants and their descendants in countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and states of the Caribbean and continental Europe. The diaspora, maximally interpreted, contains over 80 million people, which is over thirteen times the...

  • Irish Famine Victims

    The Great famine In Ireland, the Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between 1845 and 1852.It is also known, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish Potato Famine. In the Irish language it is called an Gorta Mór , meaning "the Great Hunger")[ or an Drochshaol meaning "the bad times"). During the famine approximately 1 million people died and a million mo...

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  • Irish emigrants in Australia

    A collection of Geni profiles of Irish people who emigrated to Australia

  • Peter Robinson Settlers - Fortitude Passengers May 1825

    Passengers arriving onboard the Fortitude This project page belongs to the main project Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada A return of Irish Emigrants proceeding to Canada, to be settled at the Expense of His Majesty's Government, under the superintendence of Mr. Peter Robinson, Embarked at Cove on board of the FORTITUDE for passage to Quebec - Mr. Francis Connin, Surgeon in charge. Ship For...

  • RMS Lusitania

    RMS Lusitania On May 7, 2015 it will be 100 years ago the Lusitania disaster took place. This project aims to identify and list the survivors and casualties of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania . The Lusitania project will become an ongoing project with the aim to build all passenger family-trees Overview The sinking of the RMS Lusitania , of the Cunard Line After being torpedoed off the I...

  • Peter Robinson Settlers - Stakesby passengers July 1823

    Passengers arriving onboard the Stakesby This project page belongs to the main project Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada This page will list all the Irish emigrants who traveled from Cobh County Cork Ireland to Quebec onboard ship the Stakesby passengers embarked on board of the STAKESBY on 8th July 1823 and arrived at Quebec September 2nd and the proceeded to Montreal on the steamboat New ...

  • Peter Robinson Settlers - Hebe passengers July 1823

    Passengers arriving onboard the Hebe This project page belongs to the main project Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada This page will list all the passengers who traveled from Cobh County Cork Ireland to Quebec onboard ship the Hebe departure date 31 July 1823 arrival date 31st of August 1823. This list has been finalised if the person you are looking for is not on the list check the other sh...

  • History of Irish Republican Army

    Irish Republican Army This article is about the historical organisation that fought in the Easter Rising of 1916 and the Irish War of Independence of 1919–21. For the groups that existed from 1922–1969, see Irish Republican Army (1922–1969). For later republican groups using the same name, such as the Provisional IRA, see List of organisations known as the Irish Republica...

  • Titanic- The Addergoole 14

    The Addergoole Fourteen Fourteen people from the small parish of Addergoole in county Mayo , Ireland were on the Titanic when it sank on its maiden voyage at 2.20 am on the morning of 15th April 1912. The group were well acquainted with each other, several were related. Most of the fourteen still have relatives living in Addergoole. From Carrowskeheen John Bourke age 42, lost at sea. ...

  • Kings of Ireland: Milesians

    The Milesian dynasty of the kings of Ireland were largely mythological kings of Ireland descended from Érimón do become the first kings of the Milesian dynasty. Érimón (1287-1286 BC*) (1700 BC**) Érimón (1286-1272 BC*) (1700-1684 BC**) Laigne (1272-1269 BC*) (1684-1681 BC**) Fergna (1269 BC*) (1681 BC**)

  • Irish music & musicians

    ♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Music of Ireland (Feel free to add material to this project) Irish Music is the generic term for music that has been created in various genres on the island of Ireland. The indigenous music of the island is termed Irish traditional music. It has remained vibra...

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  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Ireland

    This project aims to collect all the profiles of people listed in "A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Ireland" By Sir Bernard Burke, 1899. This book is freely viewable (and searchable) at: A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Ireland By Sir Bernard Burke If you have a profile for one or more people listed in this book, please follow the proj...

  • Lord Mayors of Ireland

    County Carlow County Cavan County Clare County Cork Lord Mayors of Cork County Donegal County Dublin Lord Mayors of Dublin Henry Hutton County Galway County Kerry County Kildare County Kilkenny County Laois County Leitrim County Limerick County Longford County Louth County Mayo County Meath County Monaghan County Offaly County Sligo County W...

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  • Lord Mayors of Dublin

    The Lord Mayor of Dublin is the head of Dublin City Council and first citizen of the Dublin. The title was created in 1229 as Mayor of Dublin. It was elevated to Lord Mayor in 1665. The date of election is the end of June, and the term of office is 1 year. 18th century 1701–02 Samuel Walton 1702–03 Thomas Bell 1703–04 John Page 1704–05 Sir Francis Stoyte ...

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  • Governing Ireland

    UNDER CONSTRUCTION . This is a 'master project' that groups projects relative to the political leadership of Ireland throughout the ages: kings, presidents, prime ministers... The subprojects will offer brief information about how the political structures evolved. But, primarily, these projects offer an inventory of major political leaders - thus facilitating genealogical identification and...

  • Heads of Government of Ireland

    < BACK . UNDER CONSTRUCTION . Príomh Aire (President of Dáil Éireann) 1905-1919 : Cathal Brugha 1919-1921 : Éamon de Valera Chairman of the Provisional Government of Southern Ireland 1921-1922 : Éamon de Valera 1922-1922 : Arthur Griffith 1922-1922 : Michael Collins 1922-1922 : W. T. Cosgrave Uachtarán ar Ard-Chomhairle...