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Animal Rights and Humanity Dick

Have you ever wondered when the idea of “Animal Rights” first came to people’s minds? Many a home in Ireland is graced with canine and feline residents, and often there is livestock that help provide a family’s living. In this letter, we will read about how the rules for proper treatment of animals originated through […]

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An Irish Boat to New Brunswick.

Before the arrival of airplanes, our Irish ancestors had to travel rough seas to get to any other location from their isle. Some passages were especially harrowing, and caused premature disembarkments to lands that were not the original destination of the voyage. Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland for this […]

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One Readers Search for her Irish Ancestry.

With tens of millions of people around the globe claiming Irish heritage, there is a ever growing number of descendants wanting to trace their ancestors back to Ireland. In this letter we will follow one reader’s path to discovery. Céad Míle Fáilte – and you are very welcome to this weeks Letter from Ireland. We’re […]

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Planning your Trip to Ireland.

A couple of weeks ago, we caught up with Naomi Sheehy here in Skibbereen. Naomi runs a company called Ireland Luxury Travel – which is a family concern based here in Skibbereen. She lives on a farm on the outskirts of the town with her husband, John – a growing family – and an undisclosed […]

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Have Your Heard Your Name in an Irish Accent?

Irish surnames can change surprisingly as you head around the country and hear them pronounced in the local Irish accent. See what you think. Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome once again to your Letter from Ireland. All is well here in this little corner of County Cork – spring seems to be well on […]

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