Category Archives: Ireland Family History

World set to go green once more for St Patrick’s Day

Operation Global Greening sees many of the worlds most noted landmarks and buildings temporarily glow literally green, with an emerald green light on St. Patrick’s Day. Continue reading

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John B Keane’s famous play “Sive” returns to the Abbey Theatre

One of Ireland’s most beloved writers John B Keane’s play “Sive” is currently playing at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre (12th February – 12th April) over half a century after the theatre initially rejected it. Continue reading

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JFK planned private family vacation to Ireland

The late American President John F Kennedy had planned a private family vacation in Ireland to visit his ancestral homestead in Dunganstown, County Wexford. Continue reading

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Tom Cruise’s Irish Roots Explored ahead of his Ireland Visit

Tweet Hollywood Superstar Tom Cruise will arrive in Ireland tomorrow for a brief stopover to promote his new film, Oblivion. Due to arrive in Dublin on Wednesday morning, Cruise will record an interview for RTE’s “Late Late Show” before he … Continue reading

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Morpeth Roll Reveals Distant Link To Prince William

Tweet A distant link to the present members of the British royal family is among the 160,000 signatures found in the Morpeth Roll one of Ireland’s most fascinating artefacts. Made in 1841 as a tribute to a popular chief secretary, … Continue reading

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Trace your Irish Roots Today – Part 1

Tweet Throughout the ages, the Irish have found themselves leaving our own Emerald Isle in search of a better life. America, Canada, Australia and of course our neighbours in the UK have been on the receiving end of the influx! … Continue reading

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Your Irish Roots: The O’ Mahony Family

Tweet O’Mahony is a well known family name in Ireland. One of the first records of the family come from Co. Cork where in ancient times, the family held a seat.The majority of Ireland‘s O’ Mahony births are still registered … Continue reading

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