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Irish Ancestral Homeland

Finding Your Irish Ancestral Homeland in Ireland (#838)

In this special Irish family history episode we take two letters from our Green Room members. We chat about the approach they should take to uncover more about their respective Irish ancestral homelands.

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County Cork Ancestor

Do You Have a County Cork Ancestor?

Did you know that Cork is the largest county in Ireland (both north and south)? The surnames of that county are the subject of today’s Letter from Ireland.

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Abandoned Homestead County Galway - The Quiet Man, Country Girls and Restoring Castles

The Quiet Man, Country Girls and Restoring Castles

Your letter from Ireland shorts from the 13th of June 2023.

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Irish Landscape,Mike Sitting in Foilnamuck

Did Your Ancestor Have an Irish View Like This One?

I was going through some photographs from the past few years and came upon the one that I feature in today’s letter. It’s a photo of my good self sitting in a field in my father’s old farm in west County Cork on a beautiful day in July. It got me wondering just how many of our…

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Laurel Hardy copy - Laurel & Hardy and An Irish American Hero (#721)

Laurel & Hardy and An Irish American Hero (#721)

The first letter comes from one of our members in Australia and shares the story of her Irish ancestors. She wonders how to go about discovering their Irish ancestral homeland. Mike shares his approach – and comes up with a target destination! In the second letter we chat about how people often jump back to…

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