Irene Dillon
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Irene Dillon

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Irene Dillon
Born 1960s.
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Daughter of [private father (1940s - unknown)] and [private mother (1940s - unknown)]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Mother of [private son (1990s - unknown)], [private daughter (1990s - unknown)], [private son (1990s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1990s - unknown)]
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Irene Dillon has Irish ancestors.


Biography



Mother of four.

Descended from Irish and English settlers to Australia, some of them convicts, some free settlers. One line believed to be Australian aboriginal but details are lacking.

I have lived in most states of Australia but am now settled in South Australia where the summers are wonderful and the winters just about bearable.

I began researching my family tree when I was ten, visiting my great grandparents in (to me) exotic New South Wales. I was fascinated by pictures on their walls of people in old style clothes and they brought out a family bible to show me.

I felt a connection between the past and my present which I have never lost.


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Please check out the updated Ambassadors Project page and see what we’re doing to get more visibility for Bloggers.

If you would like to join in, please send me a private message with what teams you would like to be on, as well as the email you want to use for the google group. If you use a different email address for trusted list access on WikiTree, please note that as well.

I look forward to hearing back from you!

posted by Chris Ferraiolo
Hi Irene,

This is to check in with you about your Blog. Are there any updates?

I’d also like to invite you to join the WikiTree Ambassadors as part of the Bloggers Team.

WikiTree Ambassadors are volunteers who have taken on the mission of spreading the WikiTree Love across a variety of channels. There are five other teams, if you have an interest in any of them in addition to the Blogging team, just let me know:

Hope to hear from you soon!

Azure Rae ~ WikiTree Ambassadors co-Leader

posted by Azure Robinson
Hi Irene

Thank you so much for your interest in the Australia Project in the past and your contributions to Australia on WikiTree. Should you have the time and interest in the future, we hope you will rejoin the project at some stage. Gillian, co-Leader, Australia Project.

posted by Gillian Thomas
You know- somehow- way back- probably among our 4th, 5th ancestors, we share a couple!
posted by Maggie N.
Hi Irene, I am putting this message on everyone's profile that are involved with county Kerry project.

"Welcome to the County Kerry Sub-Project!

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Project:County_Kerry

As you may have heard, WikiTree is having a source-a-thon Oct 4 - Oct 7. Whether or not you decide to participate in it is up to you. If you want to help the county Kerry project, it would be great if you could put the unsourced Kerry category on any Kerry profiles you come across that need sources. Thank you!"

posted by Maggie N.
Hi Irene,

I'm following up my post on your profile about your interest in continuing as an active member of the Australia Project. We really hope you would like to stay involved and look forward to hearing from you as soon as convenient.

The Australia Project page has the list of teams for you to review, as well as our minimal requirements for active membership. If you have decided that you don't have time to contribute at the moment, that is absolutely fine too, and you can rejoin whenever you wish.

Kind Regards

Margaret Haining Membership Coordinator

Hi Irene,

On behalf of the Australia Project leadership team, we're carrying out a Project Members Check-in to see if you are still interested in being involved as an active member of the project. In particular, we are ready to launch our new teams for the project. Please could you let me know what team/s you would like to contribute to.

A list of teams is on the Australia Project page. Please respond by private message.

We really appreciate your enthusiasm in working on Australian profiles on WikiTree, and thank you for all the work you have been doing. We look forward to hearing back from you and that you will decide to be part of the project as we move forward with the new teams for the project.

Kind Regards

Margaret Haining Membership Coordinator

Hello, Irene,

We are sorry to lose you as a member of the Categorization Project, but we understand that life gets busy and interests shift. Please know that you will always be welcome to rejoin the project in the future if you wish.

Thank you so much for your participation; we genuinely appreciate it.

Deb ~ Volunteer Coordinator

posted by Deb (Lewis) Durham
Hi Irene,

It has been a couple of weeks since we contacted you about your participation in the Southern Colonies Project. As we haven't heard from you, we are following up to make sure you wish to remain a member.

We understand that interests shift as we grow our shared tree and that some members may have moved on to projects more pertinent to their ancestors. If this is the case for you, please let us know.

If we do not hear back from you within the week, we will assume you have moved on to other things for the moment and remove you from the project. Please know that you will always be welcome to rejoin should your interests shift back in this direction.

Thank you so much for your participation; we genuinely appreciate it.

Mary~ Volunteer Coordinator

posted by Mary Richardson
Hi Irene

It has been a couple of weeks since we contacted you about your participation in the Categorization Project and as we haven't heard from you, we are following up to make sure you wish to remain a member.

We understand that interests shift as we grow our shared tree and that some members may have moved on to projects more pertinent to the branches they are currently building. If this is the case for you, please let us know.

If we do not hear back from you within the week, we will assume you have moved on to other things for the moment and remove you from the project. Please know that you will always be welcome to rejoin should your interests shift back in this direction.

Thank you so much for your participation; we genuinely appreciate it.

Karen ~ Volunteer Coordinator

Hi Irene

On behalf of the Categorization Project Leaders, we are doing a six-month check-in with members. Please let me know if you are still active, and if so, in which ways you have contributed to the project, or a sub-project, within the last two months.

All of us at WikiTree would like to thank you for your contributions and hope that you are enjoying exploring your roots.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Karen ~ Volunteer Coordinator

Hi Irene,

On behalf of the US Southern Colonies Project Leaders, I am doing a check-in with members to see if you were Active in US Southern Colonies in the last two months?

Have you joined the subproject, Southern_Pioneers Project?

I look forward to hearing from you.

Mary ~ Volunteer Coordinator

posted by Mary Richardson