Celebrate Your Irish Heritage

Hi, we're Mike and Carina. We travel Ireland and the Irish ancestral trails of the world, connect with people of Irish descent and share the resulting stories, photos, videos and podcasts with you.

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Carrick-a-rede rope bridge, County Antrim, Ireland

A Rope Bridge and Antrim Surnames

Your Letter from Ireland shorts from the 27th of February 2024.

Sweet Irish Colleen

Do you have a Sweet Irish Colleen in Your Family Tree?

Do you have an Irish “Colleen” in your family tree? How about an “Erin” or a “Kelly” – or maybe a “Kerry”?

Navan Fort, County Armagh, Ireland

Ancient Ireland and Irish Wool

Your Letter from Ireland shorts from the 20th of February 2024.

Life in Ireland 1800s

Life in Ireland during the 1800s: See more by looking through this lens

I have noticed that when we assemble an Irish family tree by gathering the essential ancestors, places and dates – we eventually ask: “I wonder what life in Ireland was like for my Irish ancestor and their family?”

Gougane Barra, County Cork, Ireland

Irish Homelands – County Cork (revisited)

Welcome to our “Irish Homelands”. This month, we are heading to County Cork in the Irish province of Munster.

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