A Letter from Ireland:
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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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Is It Time To Start Your Irish Fan Club?

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Using the FAN Club approach in your Irish family History research can be a very useful way to uncover further clues and overcome some of those brick walls that are holding back progress. In this letter we look at just one reader’s situation – and see how the FAN club approach might be applied. Céad […]

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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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