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Castletownkinneigh Graveyard Survey. Meeting Wed. May 1st 7.30pm at Church in village

It is hoped that eventually all graveyards in Enniskeane Parish will be surveyed in order to gather as much information as possible on every gravestone & everyone who has been buried here.  Castletownkinneigh cemetery has around 160 grave enclosures & CAHCS are presently surveying & documenting details of all graves.  Along with the gravestone text, it […]

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New Genealogy Resource

Coppeen Heritage is proud to announce the launch of a new Genealogy web resource. The resource is based around what is sometimes called Reverse Genealogy. Instead of some descendants in America or wherever seeking out the parish or townland that their Irish ancestors came from, we are looking at old records of the Coppeen area, finding family […]

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Reverse genealogy – Ireland Reaching Out

At a time where our immigration is at an all time high, it’s encouraging to see initiatives like the “Ireland Reaching Out” or “Ireland XO” project proactively seeking the Irish Diaspora. This interesting concept of “Reverse Genealogy” involves actively seeking out the diaspora through local research and of course the use of the internet. At […]

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