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My great grandmother Elizabeth O'Neill left Ireland for Australia in the 1870s. Her parents were George O'Neill, a bricklayer, and Bridget Maher. A brother possibly, Ernest Albert O'Neill, went to the United States as well circa 1870. Would love to her from any relatives still living in Dublin.

rozmar22

Saturday 7th January 2012, 02:16PM

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  • Hi there,

    Thank you very much for you message to Ireland Reaching Out.

    Have you checked the follwing documents for possible information about George O'Neill, the bricklayer?

    1820 J. Pigot, Commercail Directory of Ireland PRONI, NLI (Ir.9141 p 107)

    1824 J. Pigot and Co., City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory, NLI

    1834 Pettigrew and Oulton, Dublin Almanack and Official Directory, NLI

    1844 Alexander Thom, Irish Almanack and Official Directory, NLI

    1846 Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland, PRONI, NLI

    This is just a small sample of the available directory's out there. PRONI stands for the Public Records of Northern Ireland. NLI stands for the National Library of Ireland.

    Kind regards,

    Sinead Cooney

    Friday 24th February 2012, 12:28PM