The Book of Irish Families, Great & Small
This is the master volume to the 28 book set on Irish Family History from the Irish Genealogical Foundation, known as the Irish Family Project. The largest and most comprehensive of the series, this volume includes family histories from every county in Ireland and Northern Ireland. It also has, for the first time, the complete surname index for the entire series. The 27 other books which are indexed in this volume will provide additional information on even more families.
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The Book of Irish Families: Great & Small, Third EditionUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Although touted as an "All New Master Index" that contains more Irish family surnames, locations, and sources than any work in print, this book is far from all-encompassing. In fact, O'Laughlin ... Read full review
Where the hell are the Dowling's (O'Dunlaing)??? This is an ancient name, dating back to at least 400AD, of very powerful Kings and Chieftains of Ossory and Leinster, that played a large roll in shaping the medieval period to the plantation period. I found cousins of the O'Dunlaing, such as Kensella and lessor clans, such as Brennan and the information on those clans were vague and poorly researched at best. It's a stretch to considered this book comprehensive.