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Holland and the Irish Submarine

Irish submarine

Have you ever heard of an “Irish Submarine”? Anyone who grew up by the seaside knows the “pull of the ocean”,  and often can operate a boat before they can drive a car. In this letter we will meet a man whose childhood on the coast of Clare, led him to explore under the sea, […]

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3 Steps to Tracing Your Irish Ancestry Back to Ireland

Tracing your Irish Ancestry back to Ireland can feel like quite a daunting task. Here, we see a 3 -Step process that you can use to structure your search. Do you ever wonder where your ancestors came from in Ireland? Maybe you already know the county? If you already know the specific house in the […]

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Tralee to Kilkee on the Wild Atlantic Way

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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Wild Atlantic Way Ireland – Join us on a Long, Slow Trip.

wild atlantic way

 Join us on a journey around the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland. From April 2014, we are slowly making our way up the west coast of Ireland. Starting in Kinsale in County Cork and finishing in the Inishowen peninsula in Derry City. As we go along, we are looking at the scenery, exploring the music, visiting the […]

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Which Irish County Holds Your Irish Roots?

Which County in Ireland holds your Irish Roots? Everytime someone joins our “Letter from Ireland”, we ask the question: “Which County in Ireland did your Ancestors come from?” So far, we have had thousands of replies – and have built a list of 6470 entries. In the map above I have shown the distribution of […]

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