County Cork

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A Letter to my Irish Ancestor

Todays letter is a little different – it features an imagined ancestral letter written by one of our readers as well as their imagined response. We start with a letter received in Ireland back in the mid 1800s from Nova Scotia in what was to become Canada: “Hello, My name is Lawrence Cavanagh and I…

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Irish Homelands – County Cork.

Welcome to this Irish Homelands feature - join us as we head off to the west of County Cork.


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My Irish Ancestry Wishlist

A few weeks back, I sent a Letter from Ireland out to all of our subscribers around the word and asked “Which of these do you want more than anything?” I then gave a list of hopes, wishes and dreams that our readers have been sending to me over the last two years. As I said in…

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Ask And Ye Shall Receive

The following is an Irish Story submitted by Des Dineen as part of a Reader Story competition. 

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Hannah Canty Hogan Journeys to a New World.

The following is an Irish Story submitted by Nancy Hogan Wilson as part of a Reader Story competition. 

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