People join us in the Green Room with the aim of breaking down brick walls in their Irish family tree – while having a lot of fun alongside people with a similar goal. One piece of advice I hear our genealogists give constantly is to “go wide” rather than “go deep”.  They mean that when…

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We’re officially a few days into Spring here in Ireland – with Saint Brigid’s Day just behind us on February 1st. There is a “grand stretch in the evenings” and the promise of Spring with daffodils starting to bloom by the roadside. I’m having a cup of Lyon’s Tea as I write, and I do…

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Beautiful Irish greenery

Today we’re going to put a focus on the Top 10 Irish Surnames among our readers – perhaps your Irish surname is among them? When people sign up for the Letter for the first time, we ask them to share the Irish surnames in their family tree – and the county they believe they came…

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Canadian Flag

In September, 2017, we decided to pack our bags and head along just one of these trails. The plan was to fly to the city of St. Johns in Newfoundland – travel westward to the City of Toronto. Along the way we would meet up with the descendants of many of the Irish who made…

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Statue of Annie Moore

People join us in the Green Room with the aim of breaking down brick walls in their Irish family tree – while having a lot of fun alongside people with a similar goal. One piece of advice I hear our genealogists give constantly is to “go wide” rather than “go deep”.  They mean that when…

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