Overview: House Histories

OVERVIEW: HOUSE HISTORIES Nearly two hundred of Ireland’s “Big Houses” were destroyed during the Irish Civil War in the early 20th century. Hundreds more tragically disappeared in the ensuing decades. Thankfully there is now an influential body in position to prevent...

Overview: Family Histories

Turtle has written the history of over 200 families, mostly Irish or Anglo-Irish, but also Irish-American, Australian, Canadian, British, British colonial, Danish, Swedish, Dutch and Russian. In some cases, the client wanted it for a Golden or Ruby Wedding...

Overview: Heroes and Villains

OVERVIEW: HEROES AND VILLAINS When it comes to countries with a history of colourful characters, it’s hard to beat Ireland. The influence of the Irish race on mankind has been a phenomenon since the first cassock-clad monks headed off to spread the Gospel in the dark...