Reviving a Tradition

​It’s not that far from home, but I had my first visit to Kilmore Quay, on the south coast of Wexford, just the other day. Apart from the combined feel of fishing village and seaside resort, the most striking thing about Kilmore Quay was the number of thatched houses...

SHOCK and HORROR!

​Shock and horror! Today is the fortieth anniversary of my first day of work in genealogy.  Where has all that time gone? I should add that I was a mere teenager then, albeit months away from not being one.  It was a dream-come-true.  A few days earlier I had my...