More O’Ferrall of Balyna, Enfield, Co. Kildare

More O’Ferrall of Balyna, Enfield, Co. Kildare

Descended from two great Catholic Irish families, the More O’Ferralls combined with the marriage in 1751 of the Balyna heiress Letitia O’More and the Dublin banker Richard Ferrall. During the 1840s, Sir Richard More O’Ferrall emerged as a great champions of religious...
More O’Ferrall of Lisard, Co. Longford

More O’Ferrall of Lisard, Co. Longford

The Lisard property near Edgeworthstown was acquired in the mid 19th century by John Lewis More O’Ferrall. It was the scene of a shocking murder in 1935. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...
The Morgan Family – Father Ted’s Forebears

The Morgan Family – Father Ted’s Forebears

Anyone who has watched ‘Father Ted’ can appreciate the genius of Dermot Morgan. Before his abrupt and unexpected death, he was one of Ireland’s best-loved comedians. But to understand what made him tick, you need to go back in time. His grandfather, was one of...