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wild atlantic way

Wild Atlantic Way Ireland – Join us on a Long, Slow Trip.

Join us on a journey around the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland. We make our way up the west coast of Ireland – starting in Kinsale in County Cork and finishing in the Inishowen peninsula in Derry City.

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Irish Roots and Irish Counties

Which Irish County Holds Your Irish Roots?

Which County in Ireland holds your Irish Roots? Everytime someone joins our “Letter from Ireland”, we ask the question: “Which County in Ireland did your Ancestors come from?” So far, we have had thousands of replies – and have built a list of 6470 entries. In the map above I have shown the distribution of…

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The Tribes of Ireland – Ireland at the Birth of Your Irish Surname.

Do you have an Irish surname in your family tree? In this Letter from Ireland we look at the Tribes of Ireland in 1150. Join us as we take a tour off the kingdoms at this time and the surnames associated with them.

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Irish road trip

A Roadtrip Through 17 Counties of Ireland (Part 2)

As we go along, we are looking at the scenery, exploring the music, visiting the places associated with your Irish surnames – as well as lots of history and culture along the way! So, let’s get the logistics out of the way. Here are the legs that we are covering – if a link is…

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