Medlicott of Dunmurry, County Kildare and Newport, County Mayo

Medlicott of Dunmurry, County Kildare and Newport, County Mayo

An invitation to manage the Ormonde estates in post-Restoration Ireland changed everything for the youngest sons of a prominent London barrister. In 1714, the younger brother George Medlicott acquired an estate at Dunmurry. Despite a series of complex changes in...
The Ponsonbys of Kilcooley Abbey, County Tipperary

The Ponsonbys of Kilcooley Abbey, County Tipperary

A work-in-progress account of the Posonnby family and their connections to the Barker, Bridgeman, Turton, Plunkett, Holroyd-Smyth, Brabazon and Chetwynd-Staplyton families. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...

The Butlers of Castlecrine

THE BUTLERS OF CASTLECRINE The Ievers family frequently inter-married with the Butlers of Castle Crine. This branch of the ancient Norman family of Butler claim descent from the line of Wild Piers Butler (Piers na mBuile), aka Peter Butler of Grallagh. Born in 1521,...

Eyre Ievers (1797-1860) of Mount Ievers

Eyre Ievers (1797-1860) of Mount Ievers Born on 1st March 1797, Eyre Butler Ievers of Glanduff Castle, Co. Limerick. was the youngest of six sons (with four daughters) born to George and Elinor Ievers of Mount Ievers. He took the name ‘Butler’ from his mothers’...