About the Book
James Delany married the youngest daughter of Lyons Kerans and his wife Sarah Clarke. They have descendants who still work the farm in Offaly where Sarah ended her days. Others emigrated, mostly to the USA.
James’ son Robert married into the Johnston family many of whom remained in Ireland after the formation of the Republic in the 1920s.
Recently retired from running a software company working with housing associations and local authorities (M3 Housing). Author of Housing Investment Appraisal and other books on housing policy, development and maintenance. Founding member of Laurieston Hall in the 1970s. Interests include travel, genealogy, and history.