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The Irish presidential election is in the news these days – it takes place on Thursday, 27 October 2011. There are seven hopefuls in the race, some more controversial than others. It reminds me of the day, 13 years ago, … Continue reading
For a change from thinking about Nicholas, I typed Sarah Marshall into Google. She’s my g-g-g grandmother, a convict who arrived in New South Wales on the Friendship in 1818. She married* John Simpson (Ocean II, arr 1818) and later … Continue reading
This week (August 20 – 28) Ireland celebrates its national heritage. And 1798 is a major part of that history. So here are some events related to Nicholas Delaney’s life and the men he fought with. There’s a walk in … Continue reading
The ealiest document about my great-great-great grandfather, Nicholas Delaney, is the record of his trial for murder. The manuscript is in the National Library of Ireland in Dublin. In November 1799, at the courthouse in Wicklow, he was charged with … Continue reading