Plunkett of Crickstown

EARLY ORIGINS The Plunkett family has been associated with Royal Meath for at least seven centuries. Although not indigenous to Ireland, the Plunkett name has become distinctly Gaelic over the course of time and there are no Plunketts anywhere in the world who are not...
De Burgh of Oldtown, Co. Kildare

De Burgh of Oldtown, Co. Kildare

Reputedly descended from Charlemagne, the de Burgh's role in Irish affairs has been immense since the first knights who cantered across the seas in the 12th century. The Oldtown branch was established in Kildare 325 years ago by Thomas Burgh, a brilliant military...

The History of the Barons Eure

IEVERS OF MOUNT IEVERS, COUNTY CLARE RETURN TO IEVERS CONTENTS Mount Ievers Memories by Louis Hemmings (www.louishemmings.com; writer & poet) butterflies vainly fight cobwebbed window panes, crude cracks climb old walls like varicose veins, goliath-oaken doors...
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...