Celebrate Your Irish Heritage

Hi, we're Mike and Carina. We travel Ireland and the Irish ancestral trails of the world, connect with people of Irish descent and share the resulting stories, photos, videos and podcasts with you.

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Crawford Gallery, Cork City

Cork City, Irish Nicknames and Blackthorn Walking Sticks…

Your Letter from Ireland shorts from the 14th of May 2024.

Carrickfergus castle

A Norman Castle and Your Irish Surnames…

Your Letter from Ireland shorts from the 7th of May 2024.

Celebrating Bealtaine in Ireland

Celebrating “Bealtaine” in Ireland: Traditions, Ancestry, and a Sacred Site.

Experience the charm of “Bealtaine in Ireland,” where ancient traditions ignite the summer. What special rituals unfold at the sacred Hill of Uisneach during this festive time? Discover how these age-old celebrations connect the Irish community, bridging past and present.


An Ancient Irish Hill, Galloglass Mercenaries and Ogham Stones…

Your Letter from Ireland shorts from the 30th of April 2024.

Irish Townland

Clearing the Confusion – The Origins of the Irish term “Townland”!

Explore the concept of the Irish townland, a key to unlocking personal ancestry. Each townland is not just a part of the landscape but a vital link to familial histories.