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Which Part of the Irish Diaspora do you come from?

Céad Míle Fáilte – and I hope you are keeping well on what is a lovely summer morning here in County Cork. Everyone seems to be heading away on their “holliers” (as we say in Cork) in these parts – and we are due to head off ourselves this week to the wonderful Dingle Peninsula […]

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The Two Graces Of County Mayo Ireland

Have you ever been to County Mayo, Ireland? Let me start by asking you to do something. Close your eyes and think of Ireland. Let the images and sounds come wafting into your consciousness. Perhaps you are seeing green fields with stone walls? Or a wild blue sea beating off high cliffs and flowing onto […]

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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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Irish Genealogy – When to Hire a Genealogist

Irish Genealogy can present a lot of “brick walls” as you progress with the research into your Irish family history. I often get emails from people wondering asking if they should hire a genealogist based in Ireland – and wondering how to go about it. So, I got in touch with Noreen Maher of Hibernia […]

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Letter to the People of Ireland – Care of – President Michael D. Higgins

A few weeks back – we asked you if you would like to join us. Join us in sending a letter to the People of Ireland – care of the President of Ireland – Michael D. Higgins. It would be a letter from the readers of Your Irish Heritage – the vast majority of who […]

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