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The Evolution of Irish Surnames – Where your Irish Surname fits

When we look at Irish surnames today, it’s easy to get confused when we see names that appear to have several different spellings, some look very English or Scottish – how could they be Irish you ask – while other names appear to randomly have an “O” or “Mac” in front of them. Before We…

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Have you heard of The Irish Banshee?

We coming to the end of Autumn here, but Halloween is just around the corner. The festival of Halloween has been known as “Samhain” (pronounced Sow-en) for many centuries in the Celtic world. It marked the time to bring the animals down from higher pastures. We entered into the darker half of the year –…

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It’s a Long Way from Tipperary to New Jersey

A few weeks ago, we announced our new reader of the month competition. Each month, we take one of your stories or letters, and feature it here with comments from myself. So, here is our reader of the the month for February – Lynn Clements from New Jersey in the USA: Lynn starts off: Hello…

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Irish Surnames – County Cork Surnames and Places

It’s the largest county in Ireland – as well as being the largest single source for all Irish emigration during the 19th century. Maybe your ancestors came from this Irish county? Each Sunday we send out a Letter from Ireland from a cottage in County Cork – to over 18,000 people of Irish descent all over the…

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Tralee to Kilkee on the Wild Atlantic Way

When we look at Irish surnames today, it’s easy to get confused when we see names that appear to have several different spellings, some look very English or Scottish – how could they be Irish you ask – while other names appear to randomly have an “O” or “Mac” in front of them. Before We…

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