Check out these links for more information on the Cassidys and the Irish.
The Cassidy Clan
Hereditary association comprised of people bearing the Cassidy name.
O’Grady Family History
A family tree of the O’Grady’s, who are related to the Cassidy’s, as compiled by Tom O’Grady of New York. Tom is a descendant of John Cassidy & Kitty McGinty. Their daughter, Jane Cassidy, was his great-great grandmother.
Tom O’Grady’s family web site.
The McCaddens of Donegal
Blog on the McCaddens from Aghlem and Leghowney in Co. Donegal by Mike Mulligan of Stranass
Dedicated to the Cassidy’s of County Fermanagh and Glasgow, Scotland.
The official web site for Leghowney Hall in Donegal. A great way to keep in touch.
Donegal Friends … “A Window to Home”
Excellent, frequently updated blog about Donegal.
Donegal Town Official Website
Lots of information about Donegal Town in County Donegal
The Donegal Times
Newspaper covering the latest happenings in Donegal Town and surrounding townlands.
County Donegal Official Website
All about the County of Donegal, population 128,000, where many of the Cassidy’s came from.
The Donegal News
Main newspaper covering regional events in County Donegal
Excellent website with extensive information and history on townlands and parishes across Donegal.
Donegal Genealogy Resources
More information for researching family from Donegal.
Irish Genealogy Toolkit
A great resource with extensive information on tracing Irish family tree information.
Family Search — Ireland Pilot Site
A pilot site that has indexed decades of birth, marriage and death records from Ireland.
The General Register Office
The place in Ireland to obtain copies of vital records. No way to apply for records online yet, but you can mail in a request.
Information Wanted — Boston Pilot newspaper ads
An online database of advertisements placed in the Boston Pilot by Irish immigrants looking to reunite with relatives.
Online database of Griffith’s Valuation, a survey of land and property owners conducted in the 1850s. Since most of the Irish Census data during the 19th century was destroyed, this is one of the most important surviving genealogical sources from Ireland.
1911 Census of Ireland
Fully digitized census data from Ireland in 1911.
Search ship manifests and immigration data for immigrants arriving in America via Ellis Island.
The Irish Times
The newspaper’s official web site.
Irish Literary Works
“Buses, Trains and Gaelic Games – A History of CIE GAA Clubs”
By our very own John Cassidy of Clogher