A Letter from Ireland:
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Do You Have Irish Famine Orphans in Your Family Tree?

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Famine Memorial Sydney

Do you have any Irish Famine Orphans in your family tree? In this letter, we share a reader letter recalling the story of two of her Irish ancestors who arrived in Australia as part of the Earl Grey Irish orphan emigration scheme. Céad Míle Fáilte and you are very welcome to your Letter from Ireland […]

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Remembering St. Brigid of Ireland.

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St. Brigid of Ireland

Have you ever heard of St. Brigid of Ireland? Maybe you have a Brigid/Bridgid – or even a Bridie or Biddy in your Irish family tree? Join us as we look at the story behind this most fascinating of Irish female saints. Céad Míle Fáilte and you are very welcome to your Letter from Ireland […]

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Letter from Ireland Magazine January/February 2020

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Welcome to the Letter from Ireland Magazine for March/April, 2019. In this issue you will find features on: Saint Patrick and following in his footsteps, County Mayo – a Homelands feature, using Irish Records for your Irish ancestry research and much more.

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Irish Church Records: Are You Looking In The Correct Place?

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Irish Church Records can provide wonderful information as you dig deeper into your Irish ancestry research. However, it is important to make sure that you are looking for the records in the correct place – as we find out in the following reader letter. Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland for […]

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Our Irish Christmas Traditions – What are Yours?

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Every year, we follow many of the same Irish Christmas traditions here in County Cork. In this letter, Carina shares just some of these traditions – and I’m willing to bet you have some similar traditions in your own house! Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland for this week. How are […]

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