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Ballybuggy in Co. Laois, Ireland

There is a townland in county Laois that has the name Ballybuggy. If it was anglicized in the same way as almost all ‘Bally’ place names, then a quick translation would give the name of Buggy’s town. The townland is … Continue reading

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The Irish Fiants 1602-1603: Murtagh O Bugginn

With the help of Church and civil records it is easy enough to trace a surname back to the early 1800s in Ireland. In conjunction with headstone data, it is even possible to go back into the 1700s, depending on … Continue reading

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