Tag Archives: Irish Genealogy

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

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 takes … Continue reading

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Morpeth Roll Reveals Distant Link To Prince William

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, it … Continue reading

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Irish Surnames O Doherty coat of arms

Following on from the great interest we have had in Irish Surnames,  we bring you the latest Irish name O’Doherty again kindly supplied by Eddie from Araltas. Doherty is an example of a surname in which the resumption of its … Continue reading

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Irish Surnames O Callaghan coat of arms

Our post in april on the Sheehan coat of arms proved a great success with lots of feedback and questions so here we go again with another excellent piece on the Irish Surnames kindly provided by Eddie from Araltas again. … Continue reading

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Irish Surnames – Sheehan, Sheahan, Sheen coat of arms

To further enhance our ever popular profiling of Irish surnames we’ve decided to move the fearure to our blog and allow for better and improved user interaction and feedback. Taking the spotlight today is the name Sheehan or Sheahan. The … Continue reading

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