This talk will chronicle the history of the Bunbury family in Ireland. Stopping to consider things along the way, such as the collapse of the Ormonde estate (from which it benefited), service to the Redcoats, marriage dowries, tree-planting in the 1810s, gang wars in the 1820s, how to build a country estate in the 1840s, the impact of the famine, the Land Wars, 1916 and such like, through to present day challenges for Big House owners. Turtle Bunbury is an author and historian whose published books include the best-selling Vanishing Ireland series, Sporting Legends of Ireland and The Irish Pub, all with photographer James Fennell. Turtle is a co-presenter of 'The Genealogy Roadshow' series, which recently aired on RTE One. (Fredselbow)
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