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From Queenstown to Ellis Island – A Journey in the Footsteps of Your Irish Ancestors (#407)

Would you like to take a trip with us from Queenstown to Ellis Island? Join us on a journey as we first travel to Queenstown (Cobh) in County Cork before touring around Ellis Island in the USA – meeting some very interesting people along the way! You can listen to the show on your computer/smartphone […]

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Tracing My Irish Ancestors from Tipperary.

Did you ever have a mystery in your Irish family tree? Spot a family in Ireland that just might be yours but you cannot be sure? Today, we’re going to feature a letter from one of our Green Room members who has such a mystery – see if you have a similar situation yourself. Céad Míle […]

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Irish Ancestry – Interview With an American Genealogist on Tracing Your Irish Ancestors (#406)

Do you need help figuring out HOW to trace your Irish ancestry back to Ireland? Well, we talk to an American Genealogist to get some hints and tips. You can listen to the show on your computer/smartphone by clicking on the play button above (the triangle with the circle around it). You can also download […]

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Irish Civil Records – and the Origins of One Irish Grandmother

Carina and a character in the folk park

Have you used the Irish Civil Records recently? These Irish Civil Records (Births, Marriages and Deaths) are a very useful way to track down the origins of one of your Irish ancestors – and most are both available online and for free! See how we recently used them in this reader’s letter from Ireland. Céad […]

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When Laurel & Hardy came to Ireland.

Something quite magical happened when Laurel & Hardy came to Ireland in September, 1953 – as they pulled into the port of Cobh in County Cork, the following happened…. Céad Míle Fáilte – and you are most welcome to your Letter from Ireland for this week. Well, Christmas is well and truly in the rear view […]

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