This blog post is one of a series about people who have been working in historic graveyard research in Ireland. Previously we wrote about Dr.
Following yesterdays storm we started work in Abington graveyard this morning. We are training members of the Murroe community (http://www.murroe.net/) to survey and record their historic graveyards as part of the Ballyhoura Historic Graves Project (http://visitballyhoura.com/index.php/home/) funded by LEADER. About a month ago we worked together in Clonkeen (http://historicgraves.ie/graveyard/clonkeen/li-clkn) graveyard and now we have reached the flagship graveyard of Abington (http://historicgraves.ie/graveyard/abington/li-abgn).
There was a huge turnout in Roscommon last night for the first of the Gathering Ireland community events.
Earlier this year we met Dr. Jane Lyons of www.from-ireland.net one of the most valuable sources of Irish genealogical data on the internet. Dr.