Category Archives: Ireland

Guinness Employment Records c.1880-2000

The Guinness brewery in Dublin is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ireland. On their website they have a section of interest to genealogists, employment records. A search of the indexes shows that at least two Buggy’s worked … Continue reading

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Arson in Cavan 1886

Cavan is not a county associated with the Buggy name and a 19th century inquiry into jury assizes outlines how a George Buggy was charged with arson. The Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland was questions as to … Continue reading

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Assisted Emigration Castlecomer Estate, Kilkenny 1847-1853

During The Famine many Irish people had their passage paid by landlords to travel to America, Canada and further afield. Lists of these emigrants can be very useful as they often give a townland of origin. Many Buggy’s can trace … Continue reading

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3rd Battalion Kilkenny 1922

The War of Independence and the Civil War were fought in Ireland from 1919-1923. Many men from all over the country fought the British forces and then fought each other after the signing of the Treaty. James Buggy from Ballyouskill … Continue reading

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Irish Teachers Union 1874

The Irish Teachers Journal and Magazine of January-June 1874 mentions teachers with the surname Buggy in relation to various activities of the Irish Teachers Union.[1] A John Buggy is first listed in the notes of the South Kilkenny Association where … Continue reading

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Report of the O’Connell Monument Committee 1888

The following names are listed as subscribers to the O’Connell Monument Committee. They are arranged chronologically and then by subscription area or parish (possibly civil, but this is not stated). [1] £ s d = pounds, shillings, pence No Date … Continue reading

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Evicted Tenants Fund, Laois, Ireland 1882 & 1883

An article in the 30 September 1882 edition of The Freeman’s Journal lists a number of families who received grants following eviction. One family listed is that of G.Buggy, who had four in family, and was from the Ballyroan area … Continue reading

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