Tag Archives: Kilkenny

Bureau of Military History 1913-1921 II

Please see the first post on this subject for context and an explanation of the Bureau of Military History. Valentine Jackson was a member of the IRB in the years before the 1916 Rising.[1] He outlines how he had vague … Continue reading

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Insolvencies in Kilkenny 1830

In a list of insolvencies presented as Summer Assizes 1830 there is one entry which reads: Michael Buggy, Walkin St, Kilkenny £0 1s. 0d.[1] [1] Author Unknown. 1830. The Presentments of the Grand Jury of the City of KIlkenny at … Continue reading

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The Land Purchase Act Advances 1916

The Irish Land Commission oversaw the wholesale transfer of land from estate owners to tenant farmers during the 19th and 20th centuries.  One publication from their records outlines the advances of money for the purchase of land from the former … Continue reading

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Irish Newspaper Articles II

Dublin, 1862                                                                                                                                        A meeting was held in Dublin on 21 July 1862 to discuss establishing a Catholic University. Many people were in attendance and a list was read out of those who apologized for not being there. Included on the … 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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