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Belfast City Hall - Genealogist Report - Belfast (County Antrim).

Genealogist Report – Belfast (County Antrim).

The following Genealogist Report is one in a series of reports that we commission through the year from a professional Irish-based Genealogist. The aim is to give you a look “behind the scenes” on how an Irish Genealogist would approach an piece of Irish Ancestry Research – and an example of a template that you……...


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Copy of Copy of Copy of The Letter From Ireland Show - Maud Gonne and Mrs. Brown - 2 Tales of Strong Irish Women (#111)

Maud Gonne and Mrs. Brown – 2 Tales of Strong Irish Women (#111)

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 11 of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this episode, Carina looks at the story of two very different strong Irish women – but notices common traits that run deep in both of them.

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Irish Placenames – A Journey along an old Irish Road (#110)

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 10 of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this episode, Carina looks at how Irish placenames are created – and takes us on a journey along an old Irish road.

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A Trip to The Moon – In the Footsteps of 2 Irish Scientists (#109)

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 9 of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this episode, Carina looks at the story of two Irish scientists who made a big impact on the scientific world. One was born in Ireland and left – the other was born in England, but came to Ireland where he is buried.

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The Music of Chief O’Neill

As I write, I can hear the Autumn winds giving the trees their first real shake of the season. An “Indian” summer may be ahead of us, but there is no sight of it at the moment! How is the weather behaving in your own part of the world today? An Irish Warrior Name. Do…