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A Letter from Ireland:
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A Roadtrip Around 16 Counties of Ireland – Part 4

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  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 […]

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

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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Royal Families of Ireland – Does your Irish surname make the list?

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Have you ever wondered if any of your ancestors came from a wealthy family, perhaps even from one of the Royal families of Ireland? In this letter I will share with you the stories behind the Royal Families of Ireland, and their surnames, as well as sharing pictures of the many royal castles of Ireland.  […]

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Are you from County Tipperary?

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The names of County Tipperary – and seat of the Kings of Munster – Cashel. For all who are Bermingham Buckley Burke Butler Dwyer Egan Fogarty Forrestal Gleeson Hayes Hickey Hogan Kearney Keating Kelly Kennedy Lonergan Maher McCarthy McGrath Montague Mooney Morris Morrisey O’Brien O’Mara Plunkett Purcell Quirke Riordan Ryan Spillane Tierney Walsh Some people […]

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