Welcome to A Letter from Ireland! We’re honoured to have you as part of our Irish Heritage and Ancestry community.
While sites like Ancestry.com help you uncover the records of your Irish ancestors - We'll bring you all the way home!
Our mission is to travel the Irish ancestral trails of the world - meeting people, gathering stories and making connections - and then taking them back here to share with you!
If it’s your first time here, we know all of the information can be overwhelming, so we’ve created this page, with some of our very best resources, to get you started.
If you’re wondering about the people behind A Letter from Ireland be sure to check out our about page to read our story and learn our philosophy. Then, sign up for our weekly letter and introduce yourself (see the next step). We love hearing from our readers!
We add to the Letter from Ireland all the time, so we’ve a number of ways to keep you up-to-date with everything.
First, Subscribe to our free weekly Letter from Ireland by clicking here - this is a weekly letter sent to your email intray on a Sunday morning. In the letter we chat about your the surnames, places, life and times of your Irish ancestry. (Plus, you’ll also get a behind the scenes as we travel the Irish Ancestral Trail in Ireland and around the world - meeting lots of our readers and gathering stories, photos and videos along the way). Your email address will never be shared and you can unsubscribe at the touch of a button.
For us, the beauty of travel is the connection we make along the way – to people, to places, to culture and to history.
Here are the main categories that best describe what we get you to both here on the site and on the road - just click on any of the categories to see the letters, articles and podcasts in each.
There are over 800 Letters and Podcasts on A Letter from Ireland– but don't worry, If you want a shortcut, here are some of our most useful and popular posts. Just click on any one of the following that grabs your interest!