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One Readers Search for her Irish Ancestry.

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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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Irish Surnames That Say Where You Came From

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Irish Surnames

Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland for this week. Spring has really sprung in this part of Ireland – the birds are singing wonderfully at dawn. I guess we’ll be getting used to it soon – and calling it “a terrible racket”!  I hope the weather isn’t treating you too […]

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Did Your Irish Australian Ancestor Follow the Black Velvet Band?

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Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland. The weather is behaving quite well here in Cork at the moment. It’s dark by 7.30pm at this time of year but we are having some nice bright days. I hope the weather is staying nice and clement wherever you are today. I’m settling […]

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How The Irish Saved Civilisation

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Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland. The weather has broken here in Cork over the last couple of days – we had the first rainfall for a month and it’s back to being cool in the morning and evenings. But, what of it! The heat and sunshine was a nice, unexpected […]

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What Are the “Approved” Irish Names in Your Family?

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Céad Míle Fáilte – and you are welcome to this week’s Letter from Ireland. We’re coming closer to mid-summer and you can feel it in the air here in Cork. It’ll soon be bright until 11.00pm at night – and there will always be a little light on the horizon through the night. It’s a […]

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