Useful & Related Sites


  World Irish, the online community for Irish people and those who think Irish.

Celebrate Irishness. Share stories, ideas and experiences that can help us realise our potential. You don't have to be Irish to be WorldIrish. Just believe that your social and cultural life can be enhanced by the power of the community. Of your community. Make your voice heard.

  Homecoming 2013

        The Larkin Clan is is delighted to support the Government of Ireland's initiative to hold a homecoming gathering of Irish people from all over the world in 2013.

  Irish Heritage Certificate

        The Government has started a new initiative to issue Certificates of Irish Heritage to members of the Irish Diaspora who do not qualify for Irish citizenship as their ancestors left Ireland too long ago.

Australian Larkin History Society

This site from a Galway Larkin descendant in Australia gives really good background information on the Larkin name. It covers all the variations, from all over Ireland, as well as the separate English Larkin and Larkins families.

Florida Larkin
A Larkin family with a wonderful history from Ireland to New York, Virginia and Florida. Their Larkin ancestors and associates made their mark with the Larkin Soap company in New York, and revolutionized retailing in the U.S.

Castles of Galway

Here's my "other" site, showing some photographs of the many castles still adorning the countryside of County Galway. A little bit of history too, and some family names. No Larkin-built castles, but lots of associations with the Kellys and Maddens. 


Specific bulletin board enquiries about the Larkin surname.

Larkin Family Genealogy Forum

The Genealogy Forum messages for the Larkin families.

LARKINS Family Genealogy Forum

The Genealogy Forum dedicated to the LARKINS families.

Galway GenWeb

          The Galway homepage of the GenUKI resource, hosted by Rootsweb.  Full of further useful links.

Gallery of Irish Coats of Arms

          This is Eddie Geoghegan's web page; a wonderful source of graphics for your family crest!

And here are some local links for East Galway:



   BALLINASLOE: We hope you find this site a useful source of information on the town and hinterland. is the history website for Ballinasloe.











Return to the home page here: