Fáilte Romhat

Fáilte Romhat

Welcome, this site contains information about my research into my family genealogy. Names currently being researched are Hayes, O'Connor, Brown, Fox, Santry, Callaghan and Murphy. My paternal grandfather came from Derryduff near Rosscarbery, my paternal grandmother was born in Dingle. My maternal grandparents came from Mullagh, Moynalty, Tierworker areas of Meath/Cavan. 

I would like to thank all those people who have provided information for me to put on these pages, especially Enda Lee, Henry McFadden, Jean Prendergast, Dave Sherry, Ginni Swanton and Jeffrey Wainwright. Contributions of historical or genealogical interest for West Cork welcomed. The information on these pages is provided as is and at no charge.

Online Records

Hayes Name Passenger and Immigration Extracts

Hayes Name Militia Attestations for Cork Royal Garrison Artillery

Cork Civil Parish - Catholic Parish cross reference list

Cork Civil Parish, Barony & Poor Law Union cross reference list

Selected Irish Marriage Records 1600-1900

Quaker Records Dublin - Abstract of Wills

Hearth Money Roll - Armagh 1663

Hearth Money Roll - Louth 1664

Hearth Money Roll - Sligo 1665

Hearth Money Roll - Monaghan, 1663-1665

Irish Flax Growers List, 1796   

Holden's Triennial Directory Cork 1809   

Pigot & Co's Provincial Directory of Ireland 1824

Rosscarbery Tithe Applotment Extracts 1830

Tithe Defaulters Cork, Ireland 1831

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837 for County Cork

Pettigrew and Oulton's Dublin Almanac for 1842

Slater's Commercial Directory of Ireland 1846

Griffiths Valuation of Ireland Index Extracts 1848-1864

Census Extracts for Cork 1851

Land Owners in Ireland 1876

Census of Ireland 1901

Guy's Postal Directory for County Cork 1914

Guy's Postal Directory for Cork City 1914

Kellys Directory of Leather Trades in Ireland 1915


Cemetery Transcriptions and Images

Rosscarbery Cemetery Transcriptions and Images

Ardfield Old Cemetery

Clonakilty Church Cemetery

Killkernmore Church ruins and Cemetery

Rathbarry Church ruins and Cemetery

Castleventry Cemetery

Old Kilgarriff Church ruins and Cemetery

Kilgarriff Church and Cemetery

Kilnagross Church and Cemetery

Inchydoney Church ruins and Cemetery

Clonakilty Pauper Graveyard

Hayes Information & Genealogy Sites


O'Hea Pedigree 

My Family Genealogy

Hayes Genealogy

The Hayes Family Genealogy Webpage  


Map of Clonakilty, Ardfield, Timoleague Areas (1629kb) 

Map of Rosscarbery, Glandore, Leap, Castletownshend Areas (1286kb) 

Map of Skibbereen,Leap, Union Hall, Castletownshend Areas (1315kb) 

Map of the Irish Free State

Map of Dublin City 1829

Taylor and Skinner - Road Map of Ireland 1778


West Cork Picture Gallery

Old pictures of Clonakilty

Clonakilty Picture Gallery

Miscellaneous Images of Ireland

Old Books and Transcripts

View's a Foot - J Bayard Taylor

John L. Stoddards Lectures

A Tour in Ireland 1776-1779 - Arthur Young

All Aboard for Europe - Rev. D.C. Eddy 1897

The Cattle Raid of Cualnge (Cattle Raid of Cooley)

James Bryce - Handbook of Home Rule

Mary Cusack - History of Ireland

James Godkin - The Land War in Ireland

Charles Johnston - Ireland Historic and Picturesque

T.M. Kettle - The Open Secret of Ireland

Emily Lawless - The Story of Ireland

Michael McDonnell - Ireland and the Home Rule Movement

T.W. Rolleston - The High Deeds of Finn and Other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland

Rev. John O'Rourke - The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847

D. D. Sheehan - Ireland Since Parnell

James Stephens - Irish Fairy Tales

James Stephens - Insurrection in Ireland

Historical information on Clonakilty and surrounding areas

Account of the 1798 Rising in Clonakilty

Articles on Clonakilty and the Orange Order

Clonakilty in '98

Pigot & Co's Directory of Clonakilty 1824

Slater's Directory of Clonakilty 1846

The Mission of Clonakilty, 1868 

Guy's Directory of Clonakilty 1875

Slater's Royal Directory of Clonakilty 1881

Account of the Eviction of Tim Hurley 1886

The Eviction of Tim Hurley from United Ireland

History Of Clonakilty

Clonakilty Old/New Street Names

Tadhg An Asna

The Croppy Hole

The Virgin Mary's Bank

The Convent of Mercy

Post Office in a Church

History of Methodists in Clonakilty

Protestant Churches in Clonakilty

An Echo of Emmet Rising in West Cork

Clonakilty Branch of the C.Y.M.S.

Mary Jane Irwin

Clonakilty Townlands

Fishing Tragedy at Myross 1903

Closure of Deasy's Clonakilty 

History of O'Donovans Hotel Clonakilty

The Southern Star Centenary Supplement 1889 - 1989


The original flag of Ireland was blue and this is still used today as the Presidential Seal.


Please contact John Hayes if you wish to use some content from this site. 

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