Blake of Menlo Castle, County Galway & Meelick House,  County Clare

Blake of Menlo Castle, County Galway & Meelick House, County Clare

Looking at one of the most celebrated of the 14 Tribes of Galway, whose properties included Menlo Castle and Meelick in Ireland, as well as Whitland Abbey in Carmarthenshire, Wales. The account considers all nineteen of the Blake baronets, Wild Geese and Wine Geese,...
The Pre-Bunbury History of Lisnavagh, County Carlow

The Pre-Bunbury History of Lisnavagh, County Carlow

A look at the origins of Lisnavagh's name, and the various players - Butler, Leyn, Meredith, Gilbert and Korton - who were connected to the townland before the Bunburys arrived. The more I learn about the past, the more connected I feel to the future. Unlimited access...
Bunbury of Johnstown House, County Carlow, Ireland

Bunbury of Johnstown House, County Carlow, Ireland

A branch of the Bunbury family lived at Johnstown House outside Carlow town for most of the 18th and early 19th century. This account looks at such characters as the travel writer Selina Bunbury and the pioneering postmaster Sir Henry Noel Bunbury, as well as...
Bunburys in the Medieval Age

Bunburys in the Medieval Age

Looking at the Bunbury family during the 100 Years War and the Wars of the Roses, including a timely sickie on the eve of Agincourt. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...
The Baron de St. Pierre & the Bunbury Family

The Baron de St. Pierre & the Bunbury Family

The origins of the family, with their connection to the Baron de St. Pierre and Hugh Lupus, Earl of Chester, plus other links to Saint Boniface, the Barons Malpas, the de Boneberrys &c. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...