Ireland Reaching Out Project

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We are currently involved in the Ireland Reaching Out project , to trace people who have ancestors that left Murroe and to bring them back to Murroe for a Week of Welcomes in March 2013.
We are also happy to help ,if we can with family research.You can contact us at  murroe@irelandxo.com

There is further info on the project at www. irelandxo.com where you can register and join the parish of Murroe-Boher keep up to date on the project.

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  • My name is Phil O’Donovan.I currently reside in Sydney Australia.My father was James O’Donovan who was born and raised on a farm known as Gortavacoosh in Murroe . I believe my fathers Uncle was Philip O ‘ Donovan,a Lord Mayor of Limerick.I also recollect relatives,the O’Malley’s in Maddaboy,close by.Aalways fascinated with the history of the Barringtons and the death of their daughter.

    Regards
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  • Hi Philip,

    Glad to hear from you ,there are still O’Donovan’s and O’Malleys in Gortavacoosh , no doubt some relations of yours!

    You may have come across this before , but here is an link to an article on the death of Winifred Barrington.

    http://www.limerickcity.ie/media/Media,3996,en.pdf

    If we can help you in anyway with your research ,you can contact us – murroe@irelandxo.com

    Áine
    Murroe/Boher Historical Society.

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