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A Roadtrip Through 16 Counties of Ireland (Part 3)

A few weeks back we went on a road trip from Cork to Donegal and back – covering 16 counties in all. When we came back we wrote up a number of posts in our weekly newsletter (see the side of this post if you want to sign up for free) – and these were […]

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The Irish Surname Loughran

Loughran comes from the Irish Ó Luachra – probably from the Irish for “bright” – a descriptive name. There were branches of the family in both Counties Armagh and Tyrone – where the name is still plentiful today.

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