Genealogy, Ireland

GENEALOGY- OFFALY HISTORY

The McNally family, from Edenderry/Clonmore/Ballinabrackey, immigrated to the USA in the late 1869 -1870. At that time rural peoples stayed in the local areas in which they were born…married locally, stayed there. This common custom allows one to find family in Ireland once they know the birth townland areas. However once transportation developed, with other… Read More GENEALOGY- OFFALY HISTORY

Antiques, Decor, Ireland, Tiles, Whimsey

MAJOLICA

I love the old fireplace tiles we have – antiques from the late 1800s & early 1900s. John took these from old cast iron fireplaces when he had a fireplace & antique store in Dublin. We offer some of those antiques for sale here and in Ireland. I have copied an article from the Minton… Read More MAJOLICA

Ireland, Paintings

SAD NEWS

Last week Irish artist John Gerard Kehoe died at age 72 in his hometown of Oylegate, Co Wexford, Ireland. Gerard was our John’s cousin and our neighbor. A small family gathering was held in Olyegate and Gerard was buried with his parents in Ferns, Co. Wexford, Ireland He was a gifted painter and prolific. He… Read More SAD NEWS

Antiques, Furniture, Ireland

Rich Green Fireplace Tiles Made in England Taken from Irish Home

The tiles are 4-inch standard size with the framed unit measuring 27 inches long, 9 inches wide, and 1 inch high. We’ve got another item available! This rare mahogany-framed wall art piece is handmade with tender love and care. The tiles of the art piece are 3 Dunhill Pottery majolica pottery glazed tiles, separated by… Read More Rich Green Fireplace Tiles Made in England Taken from Irish Home