These O'Brien's seem to have settled on the banks of the Mulchair river in the 1700's, at this time we are unsure where they came from.
Briefly looks at how the two families from Rathwood and Rath are related and the linked history of the two clans over the past 200 years.
Details the known family and descendants of John O'Brien and
Catherine Slattery, the Clan of Rathwood
Details the known family and history of the descendants of William O'Brien and Mary Conway, the Clan of Rath
Gives family details in a chart format.
copy of an original town lands map drawn in 1815.
Gives statistical and historical
information about Abington and the town lands of Rathwood and Rath.
A tale written about the hard work involved in working the Bog and collecting bog for winter months of the early part of the 20th Century.
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