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A Letter from Ireland:
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Celebrating Samhain – What This Time Of Year Means to Me.

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Celebrating the celtic festival of Samhain has always been an important part of the Irish year. In this letter, Carina shares what this time of year means to her. Céad Míle Fáilte, and you are very welcome to your letter from Ireland. It’s wet and windy here today in County Cork – a perfect day […]

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The Irish President and The Irish Poet.

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Upon the death of a leading Irish Poet – who captured the hope of a nation during a lockdown, the Irish President sent the following message. Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to this week’s Letter from Ireland. How are things in your part of the world today? We’ve back into storm season here in County Cork […]

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A Irish Bog Story for You.

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A Day in the Irish Bog was a typical experience for most of our Irish ancestors – harvesting the heat for the fire for the long winter ahead. Here’s just one story from the Irish bog… Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to this week’s Letter from Ireland. How are things going in your part of […]

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Irish American Genealogy – Tips from a US Genealogist

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Irish American Genealogy research can be made so much easier when you gather as much local information as possible before heading back to Irish records. We speak to a US-based genealogist. Céad Míle Fáilte, you are very welcome to this week’s Letter from Ireland. How are things in your part of the world today? Having been […]

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Patrick Cleburne – From Cork to The Battle of Franklin

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Have you heard of Major General Patrick Cleburne? He was killed in action in the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee in 1864. In this letter, we look at his early life in County Cork in Ireland – and his subsequent emigration to Arkansas in the USA. Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to this week’s Letter from […]

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