McCarthy of Buttevant, County Cork, and Grange End, County Meath

McCarthy of Buttevant, County Cork, and Grange End, County Meath

Following the line of John McCarthy, a huntsman and farmer moved north from Buttevant, Co. Cork, to Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath, in the late 19th century. His son Michael ran a butcher’s shop in Ratoath Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas,...
Bunbury of Kilfeacle & Shronell, County Tipperary

Bunbury of Kilfeacle & Shronell, County Tipperary

Following the descendants of Mathew Bunbury (1675-1733), fourth son of Benjamin Bunbury of Killerig, Co Carlow, from Tipperary and Kilkenny to Borneo and Australia, including the family of Field Marshal Lord Roberts and Henry Sadleir Prittie, 1st Baron Dunalley....
Bunbury of Lisbryan, Spiddal, Woodville … and Borneo

Bunbury of Lisbryan, Spiddal, Woodville … and Borneo

This branch of the main Lisnavagh family initially settled between County Tipperary and Connemara. Descendants include a man who held the world record for shorthand writing, the Borneo settler for whom the Bunbury Shoals are named and the unfortunate Molly Bunbury who...
The Bunbury Isaac Family

The Bunbury Isaac Family

In 1758, Thomas Bunbury of Kill, County Carlow, married Susanna Priscilla Isaac, daughter of the County Down barrister John Isaac. Their descendants would hold properties such as Holywood (Hollywood), near Hillsborough, County Down, Seafield House, near Donabate,...