A Letter from Ireland:
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The Origins of Your Irish Surnames

An old Irish stone ruin cottage

Naturally you want to know where your Irish ancestors came from and the life they led. However as you may already know there are several frustrating Irish ancestry brick walls you can come across when researching your heritage. In this letter we will share a map. A map which will highlight the obstacles in your […]

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Why are there so many English Surnames in Ireland?

Irish countryside landscape

One of our readers – Joan – decided to “roadtest” some of our recommendations and came back with the following comment:

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

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In last week’s newsletter we introduced Turlough O’Connor – High King of Ireland up to 1156. If Turlough was in the habit of reading maps back at that time, he might look at his kingdoms through the lens of this map – showing the major Tribes of Ireland at his time. Now, let’s take a […]

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