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The Brehon Families of Ireland – Is Your Surname Here?

Céad Míle Failte wherever you are – from County Cork. The weather has broken a bit today – lots of cloud around, but still nice and warm. Hope it’s good wherever you are. Have you ever had a “run-in” with the law where you live? Just last week we got our first 2 “penalty points” […]

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I Was Born in Belfast.

The following is an Irish Story submitted by Karen Jarocki as part of our 2015 Reader Story competition. The winner of the competition will be announced on February 14, 2015. Please do feel free to leave your comments, questions – and encouragement! in the comment section at the end of the story. ~Mike Collins. I Was […]

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Just Knock At The Door of Glin Castle.

The following is an Irish Story submitted by Julie Appleton as part of our 2015 Reader Story competition. The winner of the competition will be announced on February 14, 2015. Please do feel free to leave your comments, questions – and encouragement! in the comment section at the end of the story. ~Mike Collins. Just Knock […]

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Scottish Surnames and The Mull of Kintyre

We get a lot of questions about the common ground between Irish and Scottish surnames. Have you ever heard the “Mull of Kintyre” from Paul McCartney and Wings? Well, settle back, and let’s look at one of our reader’s questions about his Scottish surname – or is it an Irish surname? We got back last […]

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County Down Genealogy, Pictures and Surnames with Van Morrison

Would you like to join us today on a journey today through the County Down? We might even take in a little County Down Genealogy. We are going to travel in style, in the company of none other than Mr. Van Morrison! We’ll also take in a bit of County Armagh along the way. Susan […]

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