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Irish Surnames

  • August 17, 2019
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Irish Surnames

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Getting the most from Irish Ancestry Records

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Carina in a church

Sometimes we get frustrated with Irish Ancestry Records – we can see the main parties involved in the marriage or baptism/birth, but we there is not mention of where they lived! In this letter we take the example of one reader’s frustrations and use the presence of witnesses/sponsors to help establish a place of residence. […]

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Irish Surname Update – October, 2014

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When a new reader signs up for our weekly Letter from Ireland – we ask them to supply the Irish surnames in their family tree AND the county their ancestor emigrated from. So far we have collected over 8500 Irish entries in our database of Irish surnames representing 2873 different surnames. NOTE: You can find […]

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Irish Surnames – County Cork Surnames and Places

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Do you have a County Cork surname? What are the typical County Cork surnames? In fact, have you ever heard of County Cork? It’s the largest county in Ireland – as well as being the largest single source for all Irish emigration during the 19th century. Maybe your ancestors came from this Irish county? Each […]

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Tralee to Kilkee on the Wild Atlantic Way

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On the last leg of our journey along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, we traveled around the Dingle Peninsula to the town of Tralee. On this leg, we leave Tralee and head into North Kerry, before crossing on the ferry to County Clare, around the Loop Head peninsula and finishing up in the town of Kilkee. I […]

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