Selected Families and Individuals


Michael FITZGERALD [Parents] was born in 1876 in possibly Clogough, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died on 21 Jul 1947. Michael married 'UNKNOWN' about 1935.

Other marriages:
STACK, Margaret (Babe)

Michael and Babe farmed in Clogough, Glin. Michael's brother Tom and mother, Josie, lived with them.

'UNKNOWN' died in Deceased. 'UNKNOWN' married Michael FITZGERALD about 1935.

Michael and his second wife were cousins (type unknown).


'unknown' FITZGERALD died. 'unknown' married Josephine (Josie John) 'UNKNOWN'.

Josephine (Josie John) 'UNKNOWN' died. Josephine married 'unknown' FITZGERALD.

Because Josephine was known as Josie John, it can be assumed her father's name was John as it was the tradition in Ireland at the time to add the first name of the father to the first name of the child (to distinguish the child from other people of the same name in the area).

They had the following children.

  M i Michael FITZGERALD was born in 1876. He died on 21 Jul 1947.
  M ii
Thomas (Tom) FITZGERALD died.

Living [Parents].

Philomena (Phil) ADAMS died on 19 Mar 2001. Philomena married Sean FITZGERALD in 1954.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.
  F iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  M v Living.

George FROST was born in 1922 in possibly Portdrine, Cratloe, Co. Clare. He died on 28 Sep 1984 in Dublin. George married Eileen FITZGERALD on 28 Mar 1951.

George was from Portdrine, Cratloe, Co. Clare. He was Chief Agricultural Officer for Co. Waterford.

Eileen FITZGERALD [Parents] was born in Jan 1925 in Clogough, Glin, Co. Limerick. She died on 1 Apr 2014 in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. Eileen married George FROST on 28 Mar 1951.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  M v Living.
  F vi Living.
  M vii Living.
  F viii Living.

Daniel (Dan) SHEAHAN died in Nov 2000. Daniel married Nancy (Nance) FITZGERALD.

Dan lived in Croghane, Foynes, Co. Limerick.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  F i Living.

John (Jack) SHEEHY died on 18 Feb 1995. John married Teresa FITZGERALD.

Jack lived near Glin, Co. Limerick.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  F ii Living.
  F iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  F v Living.

Living.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.

Michael (Mike) DOODY [Parents] was born about 4 Oct 1862 in Ardnamoher, Galbally, Co. Limerick. He was christened on 4 Oct 1862 in Galbally, Co. Limerick. He died on 6 Oct 1929 in 10 Belgrave Place, Wellington Road, Cork. He was buried in St. Finbarr's Cemetery, Cork. Michael married Mary Ann LEONARD on 24 Jan 1893 in Kilworth, Co. Cork.

Sponsors at Mike's baptism were James Curtin and Mary Hennessy.

The birth certificates of his daughter Hannah and son Michael tell us that Mike was a "merchant" and saddler/harness-maker in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. Mike later worked in the saddlery business in Cork city, initially on George's St. and later on Lavitts Quay. It is known that the family lived for a time on Lavitt's Quay prior to moving to 10 Belgrave Place, off Wellington Road.

Michael also made footballs and hurleys, as evidenced by his advertisements in The Southern Star newspaper, such as this one from the 10 October 1903 edition:

"GAELS, Look Here ! - I Manufacture Football complete with Bladder from 1s 9d to 10s each ; Hurley Balls from 4s to 2s 6d ; and Hurleys from 4d to 1s ; Best Ash Roots from 1s 6d to 2s 6d each. Please Note Address : MICHAEL DOODY, Saddler and Harness-Maker, 117 George's Street, Cork (near G.P.O.)"

Mary Ann LEONARD [Parents] was born about 18 Jan 1863 in Kilworth, Co. Cork. She was christened on 18 Jan 1863 in Kilworth, Co. Cork. She died on 5 Apr 1945 in 10 Belgrave Place, Wellington Road, Cork. She was buried in St. Finbarr's Cemetery, Cork. Mary married Michael (Mike) DOODY on 24 Jan 1893 in Kilworth, Co. Cork.

According to the 1911 census, Mary Ann was a "hotel proprietress". The family was living on Lavitts Quay in Cork at the time. The census also tells us that Mary Ann and Mike had nine children born alive, only five of whom were still alive at the time of the census.

They had the following children.

  F i
Hannah Maria DOODY was born on 10 Jan 1894 in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. She died before 2 Apr 1911.
  M ii
Michael DOODY was born on 18 Nov 1895 in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. He died on 15 Dec 1895 in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork.

Michael died of bronchitis, the duration of which was two days (according to his death certificate). He was just four weeks old.
  M iii James (Jim) DOODY was born on 14 Nov 1896. He died in Apr 1979.
  M iv
John DOODY was born on 8 Sep 1900 in Cork city. He died on 30 Mar 1970 in Cork. He was buried in St Patrick's Church Grounds, Kilbrittain, Co. Cork.

John studied for the priesthood in Maynooth, Co. Kildare, and was ordained there in 1925. He was serving at the church of Ss. Peter & Paul in Cork city when he was ordained, after which he went to Torquay in England where he spent five years. In 1930 he was appointed chaplain at the sisters of St. Vincent de Paul in Dunmanway, Co. Cork and from 1933 to 1937 he held the position of chaplain at St. Angela's College in Cork city. He then served as a curate in Watergrasshill, Co. Cork (1937-1944), Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork (1944-1950) and the church of Ss. Peter & Paul in Cork city (1950-1961). In 1961 John was appointed parish priest in Schull, Co. Cork where he spent six years, after which he went to Kilbrittain, Co.Cork as parish priest. He ministered in Kilbrittain until his death in 1970.

John died in the Mercy Hospital, Cork.
  M v Thomas (Tom) Frances DOODY was born on 13 Jan 1903. He died on 30 Nov 1953.
  F vi
Mary Christina (Girlie) DOODY was born on 11 Nov 1904 in Cork city. She died on 15 Sep 1974 in probably Cork. She was buried in St. Finbarr's Cemetery, Cork.

Girlie never married. She lived in the family home on Belgrave Terrace in Cork.
  M vii Patrick (Paddy) Joseph DOODY was born on 28 Mar 1907. He died about 1982.

Michael LEONARD died. Michael married Mary ROCHE.

Mary ROCHE [Parents] died. Mary married Michael LEONARD.

They had the following children.

  F i Mary Ann LEONARD was born about 18 Jan 1863. She died on 5 Apr 1945.

Denis MCCARTHY was born in Castleisland, Co. Kerry. He died on 5 Jan 1994. Denis married Mary (Mai) STACK on 24 Jun 1955.

Mai and Denis lived in Oakview, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Mary (Mai) STACK [Parents] was born on 15 May 1923 in Moyvane South (Shronagraga), Co. Kerry. She died on 14 Jan 2007. Mary married Denis MCCARTHY on 24 Jun 1955.

Mai ran St. Anthony's Nursing Home in Tralee, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  F iv Living.

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