County Mayo

Rockfleet castle on the waters edge in Ireland

A Pirate Queen’s Castle, Brehon Surnames and Irish Greeting Cards

Your Letter from Ireland shorts from the 4th of June 2024.

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The origins of an Irish royal family

The Journey of an Irish Royal Family.

In this letter – we look at the journey of an ancient Irish Royal family around the north half of Ireland over many centuries. This “journey” was typical of many Irish families following the arrival of the Normans and the later plantations.

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Croagh Patrick

Croagh Patrick and Your Surname in Irish…

Your Letter from Ireland shorts from the 12th of March 2024.

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Evictions in Ireland - How Your Ancestors Fought Back Thumbnail

Evictions in Ireland – How Your Ancestors Fought Back

Now, you might think it would be wonderful to have a surname that enters into the English language based on your deeds and is used by millions of people. Then again, your name might be Captain Charles Boycott. I think you might see where this is going!

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Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland

Aran knitwear, an Aristocratic House and a Friend’s Eye…

Your letter from Ireland shorts from the 29th of November 2023.

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