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I am looking to visit the location of my great grandparents wedding, February 1891. Their wedding record lists the location as "St Catherine's Chapel". I think the current St. Catherine's Meath is the correct location. Am I correct? My cousin and I would like to visit the church, are there any restrictions we should be aware of?

KRNial9

Monday 13th September 2021, 05:59PM

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  • KRNial9:

    I think you have the correct church. Here is the website which has a good history of the parish   https://www.meathstreetparish.ie/

    Are you coming from within Ireland or from another country?

    Roger McDonnell

    Castlemore Roscommon, IrelandXO Volunteer ☘

    Monday 13th September 2021, 06:13PM
  • Roger, Thank you for your reply. We are coming from the US, arriving on September 28, 2021. We will be in Dublin Sept. 28 & 29, leaving on Sept. 30th. We are both fully vaccinated and wilingly "mask-compliant". Our visit is short, as my cousin is still working. We come back to Dublin on October 4 and fly home on October 5. We are both descendents of Ambrose Loughlin(sometimes O'Loughlin) and Elizabeth Byrne of the area around Tinahely in Wicklow. Shortly after their marriage, they emigrated to Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Part of our trip is seeing locations from their lives in Ireland and also the lives of my father's famiy in Killaloe County Clare. This is my second trip to Ieland, my cousin's first trip. 

    Kathy Nial Ross

    KRNial9

    Tuesday 14th September 2021, 06:27PM
  • Kathy:

    Have a great trip! You should have great weather. We like to keep track of all trips to Ireland by our members.

    FYI I also live in the States (Maryland). 

    Roger

    Castlemore Roscommon, IrelandXO Volunteer ☘

    Wednesday 15th September 2021, 03:42PM