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What you didn’t know about the Earls of Dunraven

Author: Michelle Breen

This weekend sees one of the largest genealogy events in the country take place in Adare, Co. Limerick. Within a full programme there are lots of events of interest.

Image courtesy of Glucksman Library postcard collection
On Friday afternoon, the University of Limerick's archivist Evelyn McAuley will highlight the value of the Papers of the Earls of Dunraven, held at the Glucksman Library’s Special Collections, as a source for Limerick genealogy. Evelyn will outline the numerous key archival documents which can be used to illuminate the history of tenants and workers on the Adare Manor Estate, as well as the genealogy of the Wyndham Quin family, better known as the Earls of Dunraven. 

Full details of the weekend's event can be found here http://www.rootsireland.ie/2016/02/the-genealogy-event-2nd-and-3rd-septe...