A Letter from Ireland:

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From Guinness to McGuinness

The name Guinness in Ireland no doubt brings to mind happy times sharing a pint or two with friends. In this letter we will add to the name and visit the homeland of one Martin McGuinness, peacemaker and loyal son of Derry. Céad Míle Fáilte – you are very welcome to your Letter from Ireland […]

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The Irish Surname Hanvey

Hanvey comes from the Irish Ó hAinbhith – from the Irish for “storm” – a descriptive name. The name is found in a number of counties – including Counties Meath and Cork.

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