When Did Your Ancestor ARRIVE in Ireland (#730)
In this episode we look at the arrival in Ireland of two of these groups - one to County Limerick in the late 1700s and the other to County Fermanagh in 1600s and 1700s. With lots of Irish music along the way. We do hope you enjoy!
Did you know that Ireland was an uninhabited, ice-covered piece of ground up to about 10,000 years ago? Since then, many waves of immigrants have arrived in Ireland and made it more of a “melting Pot” than many of us might imagine. In this episode we look at the arrival in Ireland of two of these groups – one to County Limerick in the late 1700s and the other to County Fermanagh in 1600s and 1700s. With lots of Irish music along the way. We do hope you enjoy!
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The Letter from Ireland Show is a weekly podcast that goes out each Thursday from our cottage in County Cork. Tune in to this episode – and dive straight in to a bit of Irish caint, ceóil agus craic (conversation, music and craic!).
Letters Featured in this Show:
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Music Featured in this Show:
The following music was played in this show:
- “The Shannon Reels” performed by Daniel Darras.
- “The Broad Majestic Shannon” performed by The Pogues.
- “Fermanagh” performed by The Wolfe Tones.
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