Stronge of Tynan Abbey, County Armagh

Stronge of Tynan Abbey, County Armagh

The dramatic tale of the Stronge family from their arrival in Ireland on the eve of the siege of Derry through to the brutal murder of Sir Norman Stronge and his son James by the Provisional Irish Republican Army in 1981. ******   The Tynan Estate   Back in...
Redmond Kane and the O’Cahan Family

Redmond Kane and the O’Cahan Family

Amongst the family portraits on the walls of Lisnavagh House in County Carlow is one of a seemingly benign, well-fed gentleman clad in blue ermine. The note on the back states that he was the attorney Redmond Kane (née O’Cahan) of Mantua, Swords, County Dublin,...

Overview: the Bunbury Family – Related Families

OVERVIEW: THE BUNBURY FAMILY – RELATED FAMILIES The Butlers Gilbert Butler (1910 – 2002) was one of Ireland’s last Anglo-Irish gentlemen farmers, as well as a past President of the Royal Dublin Society. His grandson Turtle Bunbury lived with him...