History & CultureResearch AidsMaps & Places

knot History & Culture

Kerry History - Origin of the phrase "Kingdom of Kerry"
Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society - offsite
Kerry Facts
Geography Famine and Emigration
Penal Laws
Letter on Glenbeigh Evictions
Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent - off site

The Great Hunger Museum - at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT- off site
Cherishing the Irish Diaspora - by President of Ireland Mary Robinson
Legends, Lore & Literature - and now some lyrics!
12th Century Clan Map of Kerry
Ancient Clans
Castles & Country Homes
Surnames of Kerry
People of Note with Kerry Roots

knot Research Aids

The Kerry Mail List - Mine the experience of other researchers
The Kerry Bindery - Kerry books reviewed
Griffiths Valuation Film Numbers
Parish Register Film Numbers
Casey Record Index for Kerry
Description of the Casey Collection
Aids to Finding Information in the Casey Collection
IGI Batch Numbers for Kerry at familysearch.org-search your surname for specific area in Kerry
Gaelic Root Words for Town Names
RC Baptism Locations in Castleisland
Kerry Telephone Number Changes
Loads o' Links-Plus- must see genealogy help including:

Bishop of Kerry Permission
Church Addresses & Tel #s
Another Source for Parish Records
Parish Film #s
Dingle Church Addresses
Kerry Addresses
Kerry Journals & Associations
Census Substitutes
Years by County: Griffiths
Years by County: Tithes
Householders Index Film #s
Parish Map Fiche #s
Tithe Defaulters Fiche #s
1911 Census Index Film #s
Kerry Memorial Inscriptions
Records Specific to Kerry


knot Maps & Places

Civil Parish List and Map- linked to townland maps
Townlands of Kerry - a complete alphabetical list
Detailed Kerry Map
1756 Map of Kerry
1756 Killarney Vista
Kerry 1 - 2 - 3
Baronies of Kerry
Kerry Registration Districts
Kerry Poor Law Unions
3 Maps of Kerry Catholic Parishes
Catholic Churches - names, addresses, phone numbers
Catholic vs. Civil Parish Names - record start dates
Castlegregory c 1830-1850

Map Links - Offsite

Aghadoe Through the Ages
Counties of Ireland
North Kerry
Killarney town
Lakes of Killarney
Parishes in the Diocese of Kerry
Tralee 1 - 2
Persons of Irish Ancestry in the U.S.
Interactive locator map

Search Engines - Offsite

The IreAtlas Townland Database
Search Griffith's Evaluation at - Ask About Ireland or Fáilte Romhat

Townland Links - Offsite

Dingle Peninsula tourism - towns Annascaul & Inch, Ballydavid, Ballyferriter,
Camp, Castlegregory, Cloghane & Brandon,
Dingle, Dunquin, Lispole & Minard, Ventry
Annascaul & Inch - Annascaul Village
History of Kenmare
Town of Killarney
Lovely Listowel

Sneem Knot in the Ring
Sneem means Knot in Gaelic
Placename Meanings