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Scottish Surnames and The Mull of Kintyre

We get a lot of questions about the common ground between Irish and Scottish surnames. Have you ever heard the “Mull of Kintyre” from Paul McCartney and Wings? Well, settle back, and let’s look at one of our reader’s questions about his Scottish surname – or is it an Irish surname? We got back last […]

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A Roadtrip Through 17 Counties of Ireland (Part 2)

Irish road trip

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 to the side of this post if you want to sign up for free) – and these […]

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