Archbishop John Ireland

Written and read by Paddy Neary (2019) John Ireland was born 11th September 1838, in Burnchurch Co. Kilkenny. The eldest son of two and four daughters of Richard and Judith (nee Naughton) Ireland. His family emigrated to the United States in 1848 and eventually moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1852. At an early age […]

Denis Doyle from Cuffesgrange

Dennis Doyle From Cuffesgrange Peter McQuillan My story to-day is about a remarkable man from Cuffesgrange, Co. Kilkenny who emigrated to North America in the great wave of migration which followed the Great Famine of the 1840s in Ireland. Dennis Doyle was born in 1818 and was 33 years old when he left Cuffesgrange for […]

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