Irish History Research Service

Historical Research











Professional history services offered:

House and property history: trace the history of your home or business premises (report available in attractive scroll format)

Surnames, septs, clans and lineages

History of clubs and organizations

Place-name studies

Parish and landed estate studies

Historical spatial studies for archaeology reports

Qualified trainer and lecturer

General and medieval Irish history

For a full list of publications click here.


Genealogical and historical conferences at which I’ve spoken this year:

March 2014, ‘Cantreds and tuatha’, departmental seminar, School of History, NUIG

‘Archives and Source Materials for Irish Genealogy’ April, as part of Cork Archives History and Archives Week

Speaking on a number of themes at the Fir Maige – Fermoy conference in Fermoy, Co. Cork, on the weekend of 2 – 4 May

‘Dal Cais after Brian’ at the Battle of Clontarf Conference, Trinity College Dublin, April

‘Medieval Bantry, Beara and An Fonn Iartharach’ at the Historical Settlement Group’s Bantry Conference,  May

‘Celibacy and the Irish Monk’ at the Irish Conference of Medievalists, UCD, early July

Lectures on various aspects of Genealogy at the UCC Genealogy Summer-school, July

Keynote speaker at the O’Maher clan gathering, Roscrea, August