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Explore the Druidic families of Ireland and their professions in this week’s letter. Some Irish surnames are associated with professions, such as “Hickey” for “Healer” and “Ward” for “son of the Bard”. Who knows, your family might have inherited a trait from these ancient times!Read More
In this episode, we look at the time of the Brehon laws of Ireland and take an example of just some of these Gaelic common laws that held our society together. We also chat about the Brehon families and some of the Irish surnames associated with these families. We then go on to chat about…Read More
Have you ever had a “run-in” with the law where you live? Just last week we got our first 2 “penalty points” on our driving licence. I know – that makes us fugitive outlaws! But that’s what we want to talk about today – the use of law (and the brehon families) in Gaelic Ireland.…Read More
We’ve just returned from County Antrim in Ulster – travelling between the Causeway Coast, the Glens of Antrim and taking many trips into the heartland of this fascinating and beautiful county. Did any of your Irish ancestors come from County Antrim? As we travelled around Antrim, we saw many signs to places that featured as…Read More