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An Irish Boat to New Brunswick.

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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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The Kings of County Fermanagh

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Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland for this week. I hope you are keeping well? I hear that many of our friends on the east coast of America are experiencing powerful snowstorms at the moment – I hope you are keeping safe and warm if you are being affected. And then […]

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Are You a Descendant of the Queen of Connaught?

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Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome once again to your Letter from Ireland. The weather is mild enough and there is even a “stretch in the evenings”. How are things in your part of the world? I’m back on a glass of water from the well as we chat – but I do hope you’ll have […]

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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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The Irish Surname O’Connor/Connor/Conner/Conners/Connors

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Deborah Crown was on wonder about the Irish surname “Conners“. You can read Deborah’s question and story at the end of this post.

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