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How Many Generations Back to Your First Irish Ancestor?

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How many generations back to your first Irish Ancestor? Ever wonder about the origin of your surname? In this letter we discuss how Irish surnames may not just be about the place where your ancestors came from, but what they may have done for a profession, or even how they appeared as well. Céad Míle […]

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Have you Unpacked Your Irish Family Tree?

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Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland for this very fine Autumn week (at least here in County Cork!). We’re seeing our first mentions of “Halloween” – a sure sign that the summer is in the rear-view mirror. I hope you are doing well wherever this letter finds you in the world […]

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Tralee to Kilkee on the Wild Atlantic Way

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On the last leg of our journey along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, we traveled around the Dingle Peninsula to the town of Tralee. On this leg, we leave Tralee and head into North Kerry, before crossing on the ferry to County Clare, around the Loop Head peninsula and finishing up in the town of Kilkee. I […]

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Beara Peninsula and Kenmare on the Wild Atlantic Way

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For our next leg of our trip around Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, we left the town of Bantry and started on a tour around the Beara Peninsula (you can see more about our last leg here). The Beara Peninsula is sometimes referred to as “Ireland’s forgotten peninsula” – which as a description is way out […]

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Sheeps Head Peninsula and Bantry on the Wild Atlantic Way

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We left Mizen Head to travel north on the next leg of our journey around Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way (if you want to see all about our last leg, you can catch up here). This leg takes us from the village of Durrus, out along the south of the Sheep’s Head Peninsula to the lighthouse […]

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