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Rooted at the Foot of the Wicklow Mountains

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Full title: Lisnavagh: Discovering my Roots

Creator / Author: Turtle Bunbury

Item Type / Page count: Magazine Article / 7p

Journal Information: Irish Lives Remembered: Genealogy Magazine, Issue 23, pp. [26-32], edited by Eileen Munnelly.

When Published: May/June 2014

Publisher / Place of Publication: Eileen Munnelly, Irish Lives Remembered Ltd. / R.D.C., Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth.

About: Lisnavagh is located at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains just over the border in County Carlow. In this article, best-selling author, historian and TV presenter, Turtle Bunbury, traces his family back through the centuries. It should be noted that the magazine in which this article appears is published online only. It is free to download (see link below) and will be of interest to genealogists and family historians everywhere.

ID number(s): None

WW Connection #1: The author attended primary school in Baltinglass.

Extra #1: includes several colour photographs.

Extra #2: Link to Irish Lives Remembered website to view, download or subscribe to this free publication. Browse to this issue from the button marked ‘Click for back editions’.

Extra #3: Link to the Author’s website http://www.turtlebunbury.com

Extra #4: Link to the Lisnavagh website http://www.lisnavagh.com



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3 thoughts on “Rooted at the Foot of the Wicklow Mountains

  1. Anne Burgess on said:

    I’d like to contact John Hussey to discuss with him a connection between the Balfe family and the Quakers of Baltyboy. Do you have an email address for him, please?

    Thanks…Anne Burgess

  2. Dear Anne,

    Thank you for your message. We don’t have a specific email address for John, but you may be able to make contact with him via his ‘West Wicklow Granite Quarries’ website. You will need to enter your name, email and enquiry/message on this page:

    Hope this helps.

    West Wicklow Bookshelf

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