Build your family history, attach stories and places to people in your past and then walk in their footsteps, experiencing the same sites and sounds as your forebearers!

 

SS. Peter and Paul, Kilmallock

A fascinating graveyard in the medieval town of Kilmallock. The Peter Robinson families from south Limerick would have known this town and graveyard. There are a number of later medieval tombs here including one with an effigy of a skeleton on it.

 

 

Holy Cross, Charleville

Charleville is a town on the border between counties Limerick & Cork. Holy Cross graveyard is situated in Co. Cork. Also known as Rathgoggan graveyard, from the townland (Rathgoggan South) in which it is situated. This was the medieval parish church and has an associated holy well.

 

Liscarroll

This was the medieval parish church for Liscarroll. 

 

Churchtown

Situated in Churchtown townland and village this is also known as Bruhenny graveyard. Locked any time we have visited we presume this was not the case in the early 1800s.

 

St. John's, Buttevant

St. John's was built in 1826, so any of the Peter Robinson families from this area would have probably seen the work in progress before they sailed to Ontario. Situated in Castlelands townland it is part of the old medieval settlement.

 

Franciscan Friary, Buttevant

Franciscan Friary on Main Street, Buttevant.

 

Oldcourt

An historic graveyard between Doneraile & Buttevant, overlooking the Bregoge river, a tributary of the Awbeg river which flows through Doneraile.

 

St. Mary's, Doneraile, Co. Cork

Easy to find Church of Ireland church & graveyard in Doneraile village.

 

Irish Graveyards

A list of the main graveyards associated with the families of the Peter Robinson Assisted Emigration.

 

Sullivan's Hut Cluster, Dromnea

Pre-famine hut cluster. At the time of Griffiths Valuation's first publication (1850s) two heads of house are listed here, Timothy Sullivan and Denis Sullivan, both of whom are leasing land directly from Cornelius Cronin who lived in the adjacent houses in Dromnea to the north.

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