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Have You Heard of The Irish Patriot called Michael Collins?

We take a look into the tribal background – and home – of an Irish Patriot called Michael Collins who was made famous by his deeds in the history books and movies. Céad Míle Fáilte – welcome to the Letter from Ireland for this week. How are things in your part of the world? The […]

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The Irish Surname Quinn

Quinn (or Quin) comes from the Irish Ó Cuinn from the Irish first name Conn. This is a name that is found in many parts of Ireland – due to the fact that Conn was a popular first name, many separate septs adopted a version of this name when the surname system came into being. 

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