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When Did your family COME to Ireland?

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Let me explain about the names: We are all familiar with the concept of “emigration” and Ireland. We all arrived at some point – some stayed and some passed through after some generations. All left their imprints. Like to add your Irish surname to our list? Just  – and we’ll let you know how to […]

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Are you from County Tipperary?

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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Is your family a member of the Dal gCais Tribe?

For many centuries – Ireland was a tribal society (and some would argue it remains fundamentally so today). The Dalcassians were a Gaelic Irish tribe who rose to prominence specially in the 10th century. They get their name from Cormac Cas of the 3rd century. Brian Bóru is perhaps the best known king from this […]

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