Saturday, September 18, 2010

Inistioge, County Kilkenny, Ireland

Ancient bridge on the River Nore, County Kilkenny, Ireland
SOURCE: Wikipedia - public domain

Inistioge, County Kilkenny Ireland is the birthplace of George ARMSTRONG, who emigrated to Canada sometime before 1850. George died in 1867 aged 79 years and is buried in the little United (Methodist) Church Cemetery at Inistioge, Grey County, Ontario. The Cemetery is now 170 years old.

As mentioned in the previous post, George was the 'father' of Inistioge,  Grey County, Ontario. A hamlet in the area of Ontario where many of the Irish immigrants settled in the eary 1850's.

Inistioge is a scenic and historic village in County Kilkenny, South East Ireland. Know as the "Jewel of the South." It was the location for the filming of "Circle of Friends" and "Widow's Peak." Hollywood Ireland!

Site includes beautiful photos as well as visitor and  local information.

Extensive site with travel and history.  Includes Genealogy.

Includes Irish Diaspora and The Great Famine: 1845-1850.

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