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Irish Homelands – Belfast City, County Antrim

Welcome to this “Irish Homelands”. We are heading to Belfast City in County Antrim (and a little bit of County Down). 


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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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Irish Surnames

Irish Surnames That Say Where You Came From

I received the following last week from one of our readers, Nancy Ireland: The surname is Ireland.   It is so hard to research the name Ireland !   My husband has always wanted to know who was the first in his family to come to the United States from Ireland.  I have located his…

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Ulster Scots and the First Great Migration

Do you own a piece of Linen? How about Irish Linen? Maybe a nice tablecloth or even a cool dress or nice shirt? A few weeks back, I received the following email from Joan Adams: My ancestor, William Irwin, was born in County Antrim about 1703 and immigrated about 1741. I have long wanted to find…

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From Milltown to Milltown Cemetery, Belfast.

Our featured member is Colleen Carpenter from Florida in the USA! Her Lyttle ancestors came from Belfast City. Hi Colleen! Although this article is written about Colleen’s ancestors – it is open for all members to participate and enjoy! You will find video, pictures and commentary – and it is all best viewed on a laptop or…

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