Elections and divorce

bySineadin Uncategorisedin Blarney, Cork, Irish Divorce, Irish Family Historyand  Leave a Comment

In just over ten days the 2019 Irish local elections will be held for all local authorities in Ireland on Friday, 24 May 2019, this happens on the same day as the 2019 European Parliament election and a referendum easing restrictions on divorce. Divorce first became legal in Ireland in 1996 but prior to 1914 divorce was rare; it was

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Shenstone Bishop

bySineadin Uncategorisedin Blarney, Cork, Irish Divorce, Irish Family Historyand  Leave a Comment

One of the people who stayed in St Ann’s Hydro on the night of the 1911 census was involved in one of the most talked about sex scandals in Dublin’s polite, and not so polite, society of the early 1900’s. Shenstone John Bishop, what a marvelous name,  was a dental surgeon who lived in number 20 on the grand Merrion

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