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Ben Bulben, Sligo

Anyone that's ever stood under the gentle, emerald-covered limestone of giant Ben Bulben immediately understands why poet W.B. Yeats wrote about the mountain and stipulated that he be buried beneath it. This lofty, 320 million-year-old peak is like Co. Sligo itself: quiet, beautiful, unusual and misunderstood.

Yeats’ grave stands unperturbed, just where he foretold it in the famous poem, “Under Ben Bulben”: on the grounds of St. Columba's Church in the tiny village of Drumcliff. If you are up for a challenge you can climb Ben Bulben. With your back to Sligo Town and looking north directly at Ben Bulben you need to head towards a dried out river bed roughly in the middle. The climb takes about two to two and a half hours and if it is a clear day you will have a spectacular view of counties Sligo, Donegal and Mayo.

The poet W. B. Yeats is associated with Sligo. Much of his writing is descriptive of the area around Sligo town

Drumcliffe translates as ridge of the baskets, sometimes known as Drumcliff, is a village in County Sligo, Ireland.

Monastic sites are all over Ireland, but beautiful Co. Sligo has an inordinate number of them. It's not difficult to imagine why early monks and religious people flocked here – the spirituality is almost palpable among the lumbering mountains and soft seacoasts of Sligo. You’ve undoubtedly heard of Newgrange, but what about Co. Sligo's Carrowmore? Not only is it the largest megalithic site in the country, with an impressive 60-plus tombs, but it also pre-dates Newgrange by some 700 years.

Horseback riding, fishing, cycling and golf are, of course, favourite activities in Co. Sligo, but surfing is particularly good here, especially along Strandhill. This long sandy beach west of Sligo Town is noted for its erratic currents and big swell, which makes surfing here challenging and even a little dangerous. The village itself is home to a cute strip of shops, pubs and bed and breakfasts.

Surfer, Easky, Sligo

There are a number of great day trips you can take from Sligo Town along the coast. One of the best is Mullaghmore which is a small coastal village which became infamous for the IRA murder of Lord Mountbatten, uncle of Prince Charles, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1979. Putting aside the gruesome nature of that event the village itself is beautiful with Mountbatten's summer house acting as a stunning backdrop to the town.

Mountbatten House, Mullaghmore, County Sligo

Traditional Irish music has a long history in Sligo and is still practised in pubs and music centres all over the county, so it is a great place to visit if you want to take in a real trad session. Summer lunchtime trad concerts are held at the Yeats Building in Sligo Town on weekdays in July and August, while pubs like Foley’s on Castle St. host regular weekend sessions. Some great old man pubs include Shoot The Crows and Connolleys. The Glass House and the new Source wine bar are great for a fancier drink!

W.B. Yeats wasn't the only famous Sligo son. The county was also the birthplace of one of Ireland's most celebrated film directors, Neil Jordan – most famous for The Crying Game and Interview with a Vampire, and it spawned the country’s most beloved and embarrassing boy band, Westlife.

101 Must-Do’ ways to live your regional connection.

Our 101 team have been working with local tourism, business, community and Council initiatives to bring you some of the best ways for you to live your connection to Sligo.

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William Coleman

My ancestor ,a George Coleman was an original "Swing Rioter".After arrest he was sent to Tasmania where he had children that stayed in Australia.Perhaps his ancestors were Irish! You can find his details on Google.
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scott coleman

Hi my name is Scott Coleman my great great grandfather was Adam Coleman born 1816 maybe in Wicklow Ireland and married Margeret Currin in 1853 .I am looking for his parents names i would like to know if anybody can help me. kind regards Scott
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Howsyer

I was able to trace my family line back to Cornelius Coleman from Cork who came to the US around 1883 arriving in Boston, but wasn't able to trace any further back than that.
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Susan Coleman-Pierrot

Looking for traces in Ireland of Patrick Coleman, born in 1846 in Boyle, Roscommon, to Bridget Conlon, age 32, and Thomas Coleman, age 27. He migrated to Leeds, UK where he married Catherine Mulrannen who came from Mayo
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KD Coleman

Looking for any information on Mark Coleman born 1843/44. Galway or Mayo. Arrived in the US at Ellis Island 1873 and settled in Minnesota. Married an Irish girl named Mary Haskin and had 11 children.
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Coleman

They arrive from south Ireland like in 1730 to U.S They stay there until they lose the civil war and then went to Honduras in Central America and stay there. Somebody told my that before they arrived to the U.S the name was Kólman.
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Coleman

Ronald david coleman 1920 year of birth. - 1949 year of death.
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Addie McCloskey

Our family has hit a roadblock with a Robert Coleman in Virginia. We know that he was from Ireland. My family was in the Spotsylvania and Goochland areas and have since migrated to NY, MN and TX
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Maureen Banks

My mother’s mother came from Ireland in the early 1900s. She was a Coleman. Her father’s name was Dennis Coleman. She had about 9 brothers and sisters but she was the only one that moved to Canada as a girl in her late teens. Some of her brothers and maybe a sister settled in Chicago. I’m not certain, but I think the Coleman’s were from Tipperary county. In Canada, she married Thomas Skelly from Adjala township in Ontario, Canada. I am trying to connect with my many second cousins that I must have in Ireland somewhere.
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Coleman-Brock

Slainte, My maternal grandmother's name was Rebecca Coleman. We know that a possible entry point was in the Virginia area in the 1700's. I am doing some research on this. A strange occurrence has taken place. If a person heard my speech patterns, they might strongly think I was from the County Sligo area. My temperament is a bit Irish, with a Scottish Brock thrown in for good measure. Raynors of some spelling has been noted in the records of Salisbury Cathedral. I feel like a rather confused and lost goose. Wondering if home might be in Ireland and a wanderin' Celtic woman might find a friendly hearth.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Coleman name has a long history in Ireland, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the south-west region of the Emerald Island. The Coleman story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup O2] can trace their beginnings to what is now County Kerry from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Coleman surname origin is possibly a branch of what will become the Dáirine [R1b-L513] who are found in south Ireland around 300 CE.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Dáirine will join with the Dál Riata of north-east Ireland and invade Scotland around 500 CE. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Coleman story begins in pre-history Ireland but many of his descendants will then move to Kintyre, Scotland where they and other R1b-L513 members will form the Dalriada. This line and many of his kin will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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editor101

machuisle, the Coleman name is extremely old in Ireland, coming from the personal name Colm or dove. This name was popular in early medieval Ireland, and no doubt gave rise to different septs of the name ? Colm?in found in the 16th century mainly in Cos Cork, Tipperary, Waterford, Dublin, Wexford, Meath, Longford, Roscommon and Cavan. There is a most noted sept recorded at Grangemore, Templeboy Parish, Co Sligo. This family were of the Ui Fiachrach.
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machuisle

I am of the Robert Coleman who arrived to Mobjack Bay VA. ca 1636.I would like to know of the Coleman family from Ireland to Virginia.Is there any irish history pertaining to this robert coleman family or none at all?
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Henry name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the south-west region of the Emerald Island. The Henry story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup O2] can trace their beginnings to what is now County Kerry from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Henry surname origin is possibly a branch of what will become the Dáirine [R1b-L513] who are found in south Ireland around 300 CE.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Dáirine will join with the Dál Riata of north-east Ireland and invade Scotland around 500 CE. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Henry story begins in pre-history Ireland but many of his descendants will then move to Kintyre, Scotland where they and other R1b-L513 members will form the Dalriada. This line and many of his kin will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Hart-Scott

Bridget Scott born September 14, 1906 died October 19, 1966
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Karen

My 2x great grandmother was Mary Kennedy born approx 1852 Clare, Ireland. We don't know anything about how she came to Australia. She married a James Augustine Smith in Adelaide, South Australia in October 1880 and she died July 1918 in Adelaide, South Australia. I would appreciate knowledge of her life before she arrived in Australia
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kennedy

Correction Thomas was arrested in 1795 in his family's Waterford Crystal shop on the corner of St. Stephen's Street and Drury Lane.
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kennedy

My 4Xgreat ggrandfather was Thomas Kennedy b circa 1782/1783 in Dublin. He was an Irish Rebel, a Defender, arrested in 1785 for high treason against the Crown, and convicted in Dublin the following year. His coconspirators, were hung. Thomas was spared due to his age (13/14) and transported to Australia on the convict ship Brittania in December 1796,arriving in NSW in mid 1797. I have been unsuccessful in obtaining accurate detail on his parents and would appreciate any information other members may have.
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Debby Kennedy

My great grandfather was William Henry born 1867 or 1868. He married Isabella Hannah Brown. They had a son, William George Kennedy and my dad was William Christian Kennedy. Any information would be greatly appreciated and very excitedly received.
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Ryan

My great x 3 grand mother was Sarah Ann Kennedy. She was born in 1831 in County Clare to Laurence Kennedy and Barbara Holland. At some stage she immigrated to Australia, where she married my great x 3 grandfather, James Michael Ryan in Victoria. They immigrated to New Zealand. James drowned in Saltwater Creek, Timaru and Sarah remarried to Andrew Dowling. She died on 8 Feb 1918 in Timaru New Zealand. I am unable to go back any further and would love to find out more about my ancestors and make family connections. Please contact Debi - debij.18@gmail.com
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Kennedy

Timothy KENNEDY b. 1802 The Spittal Tipperary Town County Tipperary married Catherine McGrath then travelled to Australia about 1840.
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Archie Kennedy

You mention, "A further point is that any connection between the Irish and Scottish Kennedys is purely one of etymology; there is no evidenced genealogical connection." That is almost true. My people emigrated from Canna Island, Scotland, to Nova Scotia in 1791. I was surprised to discover that my Kennedy DNA is Dal gCais. I'm left with a mystery - why and when did my Kennedy ancestors go to Canna. Here is my blog on my own family history: http://cannakennedy.blogspot.ca/2014/12/from-canna-to-canada.html
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Luna

My great grandmother was Rose Kennedy, she was born in 1885 and married John McAvoy who was born 1882. IF anyone has any extra information on either of them I would appreciate it.
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ilv2so62aol.com

My name is Theresa Resino maiden name Walsh origin of my Walsh family was Mayo at the turn of the 19th Century. The only male Walsh in our famly that has taken his DNA has a haplogroup of I-P109 curious about this.
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Bern

Same first and last name of my grandfather middle name was Joseph
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Reuben Innes

So I am leaving a message to all Walsh families in Kilkenny Ire my name is Reuben Innes and I am connected to a DNA family who 400 years ago lived there that was my surname before Innes family tree has one name family Jackman my tribal markers are R1b-L513
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D W

John Walsh was my grandad, he came over from Ireland to London, where I was born. He grew up in a home and so his heritage is slightly shrouded in history, especially on his Dad's side - whoever he may have been. Some secret. He was born in Dublin, was sent to Cork, and then found himself in Galway. That's when he met my Nanny Norah and eventually came over here to London.
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Stephen Meek

I’m a great-grandson of Adam Walsh of Antrim Co. Ireland. He may have been born between1855-65. Came to Canada in near 1895. And settled in Renfrew Co., Ontario.
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Brett walsh

I’m a Walsh from New York have family in county Clare trying to connect with
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Brian Walsh

Anthony, I am a Walsh with family roots in Co. Carlow....St. Mullins / barony of Idrone area. My Y-DNA haplogroup is T-M70. Regards, Brian Walsh
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Thomas Francis Walsh

Descendant of Thomas Joseph Walsh from Brooklyn New York. US Navy veteran.
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Deb Johnson

Great-Grandfather, William H. Walsh, born 1873 in Pa., USA; father, Edward, born in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 or 3) Guy’s sons will join the Welsh Adventurers and invade Ireland bringing their quest back to their native land. Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring the story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Walsh story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages. Guy de Sancto Wallerico’s ancestor joined the Normans and invaded England in 1066. In 1128, he is granted lands in south Wales.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) You may say the Walsh surname is not of Irish origin, but Welsh and Norman (from Normandy, France). But now DNA and some recorded history says otherwise. DNA tells us the origin of Walsh is as Irish as they come. The Walsh story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Walsh surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly and McDonald in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

You may say the Walsh surname is not of Irish origin, but Welsh and Norman (from Normandy, France). But now DNA and some recorded history says otherwise. DNA tells us the origin of Walsh is as Irish as they come. The Walsh story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Walsh surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly and McDonald in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celti
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Anthony Barrett

You may say the Walsh surname is not of Irish origin, but Welsh and Norman (from Normandy, France). But now DNA and some recorded history says otherwise. DNA tells us the origin of Walsh is as Irish as they come. The Walsh story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Walsh surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly and McDonald in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celti
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Dubhglas

Descendant of Michael Walsh of Ireland.
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Leonard

I'm researching our Leonard family ancestry in Ireland. My great grandfather was Michael Joseph Leonard and my great grandmother was Bridget Agnus Duffy. I believe they are from Louth, Ireland. They came to Ellis Island in 1898.
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Leonard

Hi Louise I am not sure if I can help you, but maybe you can help me. I am trying to figure out who my great grandfather was and I see you mention the name Edward Leonard, I have these name in my family and also live in South Africa.
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Leonard

Hermanus Jan Leonard. Guitar player and singer. Very handsome tall man. Born 28 February 1925-1928
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Leonard

Hermanus Jan Leonard. He was attractive and he played the guitar and he used to sing at concerts. 28 February 1925-1928
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Leonard

I am interested in the comment made by Shaun Leonard. My mother is Elizabeth Leonard, my grandfather Martin Patrick Grainge Leonard and I recently received some photo albums that my great great uncle, William Albert Patrick Leonard had taken during his time in the South African Boer war of 1900. One of the albums is dedicated to his brother John (Jack) and one to his father Patrick. I am very interested to find out more about his life, and any descendants. I’m thinking he married a Margaret McBlain in the UK in 1883 and they had a daughter Margaret Lucy Grainge born in 1884, but I didn’t know anything about the South African family! I’d be very interested to know more Shaun! Trish (née Rutter)
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Louise Leonard

My ancestor John Leonard, born according to what I have been able to find, in Limerick in 1791 (or thereabouts). He was the first to move to South Africa, He was the son of an Edward Leonard. I would love to trace even further back.
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Emma Desson

my grandmother was born in Donegal 1900's and used the name Leanord. I think this may have been misspelled. She moved to Scotland when she was young.
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Shaun Leonard

I am trying to find the Leonard clan that lived in Cape Town South Africa in the early 1900. William Albert Patrick Leonard left a wife and child in England / Ireland and joined the military in India. He disembarked in Cape town and married Margery Siscely. Their children included Eric that was blind and Patrick George who ended up at Marsh Memorial Home. William Albert Patrick's father was Patrick and he was married to Louisa Grange Partick's father is believed to be John who married Mary Doaling.
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Gabriel Leonard

Greetings from Panama! I'm embarking in my family tree/DNA-Discovery Project.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Leonard name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says one of its origins is from the north-west region of the Emerald Island. This Leonard story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup D2] can trace their beginnings to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. This Leonard surname origin is from the Cenél Conaill [R1b-L513, Subgroup D] who found the Dál Fiatach.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) A group will also found the Kingdom of Ercing in Wales as trade with Romans will become essential around 300 CE. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Leonard story begins in pre-history Ireland but this line and many of his kin will move to Wales, then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Higgins

My great grandmother. Mary Delia Higgins Born in 1879, Cloonfineen, Kiltullagh, Roscommon, Ireland. It's nice to learn the history of her surname and her father being a farmer.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Higgins name is from Ireland, but one of its origins according to DNA is from the north-west coast of the Emerald Island. One Higgins story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup A1] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. This Higgins surname origin is from a Northern Ui Neill [R1b-L513] tribe. The Cenél Eoghan and the tribes of Donegal conquered much of Ulster (Derry and Tyrone).
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) Cenél Eoghan will expand across northern Ireland with their cousins Cenél Conaill and the Northern Ui Neill between 500-800 BCE. The clans of Finn Valley have the same DNA as people from Gwened in Brittany. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Higgins story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Scotland as they form part of the Dalriada. Descendants of their tribe will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Gallagher

An Australian Gallagher's on here I'm from Port Macquarie my grandmother was Betty Gallagher
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Michael Gallagher

although the first true moto was buna na basa victory or death
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Michael Gallagher

My faith is my Glory
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Gallagher

Grace Gallagher married Frances Conaghan 19 Jan 1864. They then imm. to the United States. in1869. Frank and Grace Gallagher/Conaghan eventually settled in Hazleton Pa. They had Mary (b6 Jan 1870, Adara, Don., Ireland). Mary married Andrew Higgins. They had 12 children. My Grandfather was #5, his name was Daniel M Higgins. Mary (my Mom, his daughter) often recalled "Visitors from Ireland" to visit her Gradmom Grace.
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Jack Fritz

Attn: Witros I recently posted an article on my great grandfather Patrick Gallagher who was born in Aghavanny Leitrim which has been absorbed by Kiltycloger. Most of his children were born in Manor Hamilton which is between Kiltycloger and Drumkeeren. I have been researching my family and I do not know, but we could be somehow related. However, of my ggfather's 10 children, 8 immigrated to the US about 1892, but they all went to Chicago, not NY. Will let you know if I find any family connection. Jack Fritz
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Gallagher

Sir James Gallagher 1860-1925, Lord Mayor of Dublin 1915-1917 during the Easter Rising of 1916. Son of Patrick Gallagher and Cicily Mc Govern of Aghavanny County Leitrim
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Tammy Rich

I would like to find out more about my family history. I have information back to Patrick Henry Gallagher of Donegal County and he was born on December 25, 1836. I know that his father's name was Michael Gallagher and his mother's name was Nellie Dwyer. If anyone has any further information on this, I would greatly appreciate it.
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gallagher

All I know is that my mother was brought to the U.S. by a catholic orphanage and obtained a green card before I was born in 1986. I only know that her maiden name was Gallagher. but I don't know the exact spelling. My mothers name was Bernadette Gallager if anyone knows any information about my family history I would love to hear it. Sean Michael Paul
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Gallagher

I need to know about the origin of the Gallagher crest. Any help?
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BarneyGallagher

?Mea gloria fideles? Fidelity is the quality of being faithful or loyal. Its original meaning regarded duty to a lord or a king, in a broader sense than the related concept of fealty. Both derive from the Latin word fid?lis, meaning faithful or loyal. Mea gloria My Glory Fidelity is my Glory
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witros

Greetings and Happy St. Patricks Day to all. I have been searching for information on my great grandfather James Gallagher. To the best of my knowledge, he was born in Co. Leitrim 1868-1872. On his New York City death certificate it lists his parents as James Gallagher and Bridget McPartland both of Ireland. He left Ireland around 1892 and settled in Brooklyn, New York. He married Anna Woods who was born in Drumkeeran, Co. Leitrim. I have been unable to find any information on my ggf James and would appreciate any help. Thanks.
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Brian Gallagher

The motto is in fact Mea Gloria Fides which means The faith is my glory
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Tom Couillard

My grandmother’s family lived and still lives in Geevagh (Crossroad ?) in Sligo … Joan Flynn (Went by Jane in Americ.) My parents and and a cousin visited relatives there several years ago. When my parents arrived they were greeted at the front door with: “Welcome home!” How wonderful!
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Flynn

King Arthur and Lugaid mac Con
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J Flynn

My grandfather James Flynn was brought up in a farm called Flagfield near Geevagh. I think that there was also connections with the Fallons; I believe there was a Fallon who was a cousin of my grandfather.
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Flynn

I am searching for Agnes Winifred Flynn, born 5th October 1912 and baptized 6th November 1912 at St. Brigid's Church, Faughart, Kilcurry, County Louth as were all of her siblings except for Rose Ann Flynn who was born in Glassdrummond. Her mother was Maggie Richardson born 1887 and her father was Richard Flynn born 1887.Agnes had siblings called: Rose Ann Flynn born 1901, Mary Bridget Flynn born 1904 and married Peter McCaffrey in 1924.Christopher Flynn born 1906, Theresa Patricia Flynn born 1910 and may have married a man named McGeough and lived in Seafield Lawns, Dundalk prior to 1970.She had two children called Mary and Joseph. Agnes Winifred Flynn born October 1912 and Richard Paul Flynn born 1915. All lived in the Faughart, Kilcurry,
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Thomasmartin Flynn

Does any body know the Flynn that live In new york .who came from geebagh in county sligo.my grandfather's mother was called Fallon.if this helps.
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Sean Flynn

My name is Sean Flynn My grandfather came from Geevagh in Sligo Live on a Farm called Flagfield. would live to see if anyone has any information on this
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Dunrobin38

Seeking info re my gggrandfather Thomas Flynn born in 1809 at Dublin Ireland, died Jan 02, 1897 in Addington county, Ontario, Canada and my gggrandmother Mary Ann Fulton, born 1815 in Ireland, died Feb 08, 1898 at Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Thank you. AJ.
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Brenda Conway

I'm looking to find Conways thats immigrated from Co Tyrone to Canada as USA in the early 90s
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Mr Lee P Conway

Good evening I am trying to find any Conway from county Offaly Tullamore. I have got as far back as John Conway a shoemaker who died in the workhouse in Tullamore he was my 2x g grandfather. He had nine children with his wife Bridget McGuire one of his sons who is my great grandfather George Patrick Conway.
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Christy Conway

Hi Everyone! Looks like many of us have the same challenge... I have x3 John Conway's' and 4 Patrick Conway's' not to mention the nephews and nieces with the same names as their ancestors. I believe we originated with... wait for it... John Patrick Conway from Sligo. Patrick Conway (John Patricks son) born Sligo Ireland date unknow, d.2 Nov 1806 married Ellen Kearney (Ireland 1620-1911 Birth records) - His son Patrick Conway Jnr b.1811 Sligo Ireland. In 1861 British Census - he is a Cotton Factory Worker aged 21yrs, d.1892 Buried 17 Feb 1892 Liverpool, Lancs, UK. He married Bridget Conway Snr b.1806 (1861 British Census) Res:102 Standish Street Chorley, Lancs, UK. They seem to have 2 sons named Patrick - I assume one died. Patrick Conway b. 1839 - d.1900 - res. 16 Park St Salford (10 Bk Park t Salford). He was a Coach Builder Journeyman and he took Irish labourers to Ellis Island USA. for work. He married Julia Hulichan (Hoolichan, Hoolighan,) b. 1837-39 Ireland. They moved to River Falls or Falls River USA with sons Charles b.29.8.1868 d.2 Feb 1909 41 yrs, who married Ellen Welch (sometimes spelt Welsh or Walch/ Welsh b.9.10.1869 d.12.12. 1944 and Arthur William Conway b 26.6.1873. If any of these details resonate, I’d love to hear from You. Regards Christy
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Conway

Professor E.J. Conway, (1933-1963).
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Patrick Conway

MY NAME IS PATRICK CONWAY - MOTHERS NAME IS MURPHY.( Waterford) I WAS BORN IN CORK, 1955 -FATHER IS FROM BURNCOURT CO. TIPPERARY/ I LIVE IN AMERICA - OLDEST OF 7. WENT TO BOARDING SCHOOL IN MOUNT MELLARY - ( Waterford) in the70s .Would like To move back To Ireland - Interested in Hôtel purchase and creating à CONWAY Memorial for all CONWAYS in thé world To help one another.
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conway

Hello My 3x great grandfather was Patrick Conway he was born in Galway county in 1824 his father was John Conway don't know the name of his mother or if he had any brothers or sisters Patrick married a Margaret Tracey in 1856 in Ashton Under Lyne UK .They lived with Margaret's parents in 1861 in Mossley Ashton Under Lyne. They had 9 children and lived in Mossley until Patrick died in 1887 and Margaret died in 1886.They are both buried in Mossley cemetery along with other Conway family members. Would love some info if I can get any about his father, mother and any brothers ,sisters and any other relatives Thank you x Yvonne Louise Conway
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conwaygrl

Looking for ancestors and current Conways living in Co Clare. My Conway family tree goes back as far as John and Catherine Murphy Conway born about 1812 in Miltown Malbay and had a son Patrick born 1832. Patrick married Bridget Hinchey in England and they had a son Martin who was born 1855 just before they came to the U.S. They settled in Wisconsin Wood Co. and raised 12 children. Martin is my great grandfather.
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JOSEPHC

Joseph Conway age 53 DOB 10 04 59 born Salford England Sarah Conway mother DOB 27 11 38 born Tullamore Co. Offlay Daniel Conway Mary Conway Nee Bohan grandparents NO DOB
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BRENNAN

Michael Brennon…Roscommon - 1768. Married to Mary (Marion) Campbell.
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Rosie Brennan

Hello all. My father was a John Brennan b1907 in Dunmore, Co Kilkenny. I have been doing my family tree on and off for many years, always hitting brick walls due to the amount of Brennans in that area. My great uncle Martin is a mystery. He’s in the 1901/1911 census but after 1911 no trace of him at all. He was born 18/11/1879 - address given as Mothil parish of Muckalee, Co Kilkenny... Any connections out there... if so I would love to hear from you.
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Maureen (Brennan) Mross

looking for info on James and Ann Brennan. Born 1830's? May have been son Thomas, his son Thomas, my dad Richard, and me, Maureen. Ancestry says Lienster or Roscommon as ancestral places. Would appreciate any info! Thanks!
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Anne Brennan

Any Brennan with a relative from Waterford, Ireland, living there in the early - mid 1900s?
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Anne Brennan

My name is Ann Brennan my father was Harry brennan from maghera his father was Edward that's all I know any help would be grateful.
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Liam1000

Hello everyone, I and my two brothers live in Plymouth in Devon England and our parents are both deceased, when they were alive my grandparants were farmenrs and lived in the Hoath area in what is now Northern Dublin, we are all over 60, there are lots of relatives scattered around Dublin. My mothers name was Elizabeth Byrne and we have contact with some of her brothers and sisters.
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richard brennan

From whence came Sad beneath the shield?
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Kenneth Kooter

Hello, my Name is Kenneth Kooter (born as Menrad) 25.03.1978, my father was Kenneth McGowan, he was in the 1970`s stationed in Germany in Brüggen (air clutch fields). My mother told me these last year November on her Deathbed, that explained a lot. But i dont know very much above my roots. Maybe some one could help me. Best regards Kenneth Kooter
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Cynthia Crutsinger

I am trying to find the ancestry of my 3rd great grandfather William McGowan from Ireland. He was born around 1806. He immigrated from Ireland to Canada, with a family legend that his brother was with him but went on and he never saw him again. Some of us have had our DNA done and see evidence of our line in Canada, of course, but also in Australia. There is possibility that William left a family in Ireland, with a wife named Mary Ann" and just started a new one in Canada. William's granddaughter, Alexandra, immigrated to the USA and settled in the Mojave desert. She was my great grandmother.
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Mcgowan

Barbara McGowan and Richard McConnochie lived in Ardrossan, Scotland and had a daughter Isobella McConnochie abt Jul 1828, my 2nd great grandmother. They also had daughter Mary Ann (1831) and Barbara (1833), possibly others. Isobella married William McNeely abt 1848 and moved to Kilbirnie, Scotland. sometime before 1860 they moved to America.
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Glenn Wolfe

I am searching information on Barbara McGowan who married a Richard Mcconnochie 21 Jan 1826 at Parish Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland. Several family trees on Ancestry have a Barbara Mcgugan married to a Richard Mcconnochie but I don't think she is the same but cannot prove it. Is Mcgugan and McGowan possibly the same person or are these name interchangeable?
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Mcgowan

Is it possible that my relative born in Banffshire, Scotland, George McGowan June 25, 1845, had family roots in Ireland? He named Burns, Oregon in the United States.
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Rick McGowan

I am trying to find any family info on my GG Grandfather James McGowan born 1790 approx from Pulladohey County Mayo area. He was sent to Australia in 1818 as a convict. I know nothing about his family in Ireland. His wife was Mary. She followed a few years later with their children.
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Robert Stanley McGowan

My paternal grandfather was Thomas McGowan. He was born in Hammond, Indiana in the 1880s. His father, John McGowan may have been from Ireland - or possibly his grandfather who lived in Mount Savage, Maryland around the time of the American Civil War. Thomas was a Cavalryman who served with US Forces in the Philippines and maybe during the Spanish-American War. Family lore has it that the McGowans came to the US from Donegal.
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dunne

nancy conrey further to your message asking about william samuel mcgowan born 12-28-1880 giz an email at w_dunne@hotmail.com to discover a record of his parents from cloydah carlow
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nancyconrey

Trying to find info regarding my MGF, William Samuel McGowan who was born 12-28-1880 somewhere in Ireland. His father was Joseph McGowan and his mother was Mary Ann Dycher McGowan. He was reportedly born in Cloydah, near Dublin. He was baptised at the Cloydah Church by the Reverend Tho R. Greene. This was in the Diocese of Seighlin. Any and all info will be greatly appreciated.
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Boyd

My great grandfather
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Harte

Hello Helen My Grandfather Martin Joseph Harte b 1904 was Your gran Margaret's( b 1902) brother. They also had another sister name unknown who left young and possibly moved to the st Nee ates as a Doctor. Our great Grandparents on your Mothers side were James Harte b 1855 and Bridget Harte b 1864 Nee Lyons. Hope this helps. Kind regards John.
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Michael S Connolly

My grandfather Thomas Connolly came from Clifton, Ireland. His parents settled in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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Galway Connolly

Connolly's from County Galway. My third great grandfather was Michael Connolly/Connolley. Michael Connolly was born around 1835 and died January 5, 1893 in Morgan County, IL. He and his brother, Martin Connolly came to the United States around 1850. The brother's married their spouses on October 29, 1854 in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. By the 1860 census, both were living in Morgan County, IL. Martin Connolly born 1829 to 1832 census varies on his birth year. Birth month: October (tombstone) or November (1900 Census). Martin died March 1, 1904 in Morgan County, IL. Both brother's and their mother, Mary (died 1884) are buried in Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan county, Illinois.
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Connolly

Thomas Zacharia Connolly Born 1811 Ireland Married Mary Clara Larney both died in Manchester, Eng
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CONNOLLY

Patrick Connolly Born 1839 County Kildare Died 1903 Loyalton,CA USA
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Helen Connolly

My father was from Holywell Ballyhaunis Co Mayo as was my grandfather My dad was one of five boys Peter James Martin John Francis and Michael my grandmother was Margaret Connolly ( nee Hart)
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Julie Hedge

My Grandfather was John Connolly, had a brother named Patrick. Owen Connolly was his father
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Phil Pip Turner

My Gr. Grandfather was James Connolly, born 1859 Cork. his father was Patrick Connolly. James was a Merchant Seaman, who lost his right? leg and he was a ship's cook. Can anybody relate to this James Connolly?
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Evelyn McGregor nee Conno

My family were from Monaghan, where my father grew up. His father was Owen Connolly, and the family had a farm in south Monaghan in a place called Derrygooney.
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Kathleen Wieman

My GGgrandmother was Mary Moan and gggrandfather was Edward/James Connolly. They met and married in Baltimore,MD 12/1866. Their Children's baptismal certificates list Fermanagh as their birth places.
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Conolley

My Irish heritage is through my mother Billie Conolley. We are not sure when/why this unusual spelling of Connolly came into existence, but my mother was born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Her father was Clarence Webster Conolley (1897-1982) also born in Baltimore, whose father was Charles Read Conolley (1861-1928), born in Maryland. I am trying to find out where in Ireland they might have come from.
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123margaret Connolly

sorry should be redirwin@eircom.net limerick Connollys from Adare Kilmallock , Bulgaden , Knockainey and any area would like to hear from any Connolly families, Mgt Connolly.
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Nirekat

Hi, I am a Connolly from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.
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123margaret

Hello all if any one has a connection to co limerick of their Connolly family Id love to hear from them or any relations who left and went to other Countries. Mgt Connolly Irwin. redirwineircom.net
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Connor

This is my Father, William Connor Born 26/9/1897 Died 1/9/1960 In the first war many lived lost and men moved to different regiments where needed. He ended up at Ypres handling the horses,. the carts and the heavy guns, We have a phot of him as an invalid in a hospital with a nurse and a pal he may have suffered a gas attack. He is our Hero since he also was a Shop Steward at the "Rootes Car " Factory in Liverpool which also did war work building parts for the Lancaster Bombers. It was there that he met my mother and she converted to his Catholic Faith. he is the hero to my younger brother Paul.. Thank you.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Connor name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the south-west region of the Emerald Island. The Connor story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup O2] can trace their beginnings to what is now County Kerry from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Connor surname origin is possibly a branch of what will become the Dáirine [R1b-L513] who are found in south Ireland around 300 CE.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Dáirine will join with the Dál Riata of north-east Ireland and invade Scotland around 500 CE. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Connor story begins in pre-history Ireland but many of his descendants will then move to Kintyre, Scotland where they and other R1b-L513 members will form the Dalriada. This line and many of his kin will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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paul mchenry

Thomas McHenry was born about 1827 in clogheen Tipperary to parents Thomas and Mary. I don't know when he arrived in Sydney but he lived there from 1850-52.In 1852 married Margaret Owens ex Dublin . They traveled to the victorian gold fields where Thomas died in a mining accident in 1860..They had a son Thomas who died in 1948
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James Mchenry

Charles McHenry was a W.W. II VETERAN. He was a war hero and got a purple heart for catching machine gun fire across both legs but somehow survived that bloody wound floating in the ocean tied to a wooden post. This was the deadliest battle of that war.
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Gerrit McHenry

descendant of Morris or Maurice McHenry of Rathlin Island. Early 1700's
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Healy

South wales. 19th century
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Garry Healey

My family came from Kilmacow in Kilkenny. I have managed to find an Edmund Hely in 1793 in Newfoundland Canada, from Kilmacow. Also I believe Andrew Thomas Healy born circa 1780 in Kilmacow to be a direct descendant. I don't believe he left Ireland. Any information is appreciated.
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Healy

Patrick "Pa" Healy, Parkbridge House, Corbally, Limerick. Rowed for Shannon Rowing Club, represented Ireland for Rugby, died 1948.
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Healy

James Madison Haley Born November 15, 1840. Lived in Kent’s Store , Fluvanna County, Virginia was a descendent of two Haley brothers that migrated to the United States during the potato famine. I’m not sure how to find out where in Ireland they came from. James Madison Haleys father I think was William Haley married to Elizabeth Moss.
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Liz Bowie

Trying to get some info on my great great great grandfather Hugh O'Healy born Cork 1853 to John O Healy and Mary Martin. I don't know where in Cork he was born but I know he and his brother Patrick emigrated in 1871/2. They were settled on a small farm in Big Stone County Graceville Minnisota under the catholic colinisation scheme of Bishop John Ireland of the twin cities Minnisota. I have been searching for some trace of John and Mary but can't find anything on them at all. I would really appreciate any pointers to finding out where in the county they lived. Thank you for your help Liz
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Healy name has a long history in Ireland, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the south-west region of the Emerald Island. The Healy story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup O2] can trace their beginnings to what is now County Kerry from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Healy surname origin is possibly a branch of what will become the Dáirine [R1b-L513] who are found in south Ireland around 300 CE.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Dáirine will join with the Dál Riata of north-east Ireland and invade Scotland around 500 CE. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Healy story begins in pre-history Ireland but many of his descendants will then move to Kintyre, Scotland where they and other R1b-L513 members will form the Dalriada. This line and many of his kin will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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erin rose dowd

arre the dowd family royal
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Michael R Dowd

Looking for information on a Rodger Dowd b1800? Married a Mary(Felee) had a son James Dowd B1830, in leitrim?. James immigrated to the US via NY in 1852?. Live and died in MA.
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Devlin

Louisa Devlin born between mid - late 19th century died mid-late 20th century aged 91-92 yrs in Manchester (married name Hemmingway).
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Devlin

James Devlin born in Cabra County Down in 1810,Died in Boston MA in 1865
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Barry Allen

Hi Julia Devlin - My name is Barry Allen. My Mom was Sarah Devlin, daughter of Thomas and Julia of Ashford County Wicklow. I've listed my email here. Please reach out
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Devlin

Hugh Devlin born 1801 in Tyrone came to the US and was changed to Hugh Davlin, looking for my Irish relatives with Hugh being born in 1801
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Beth Devlin

Beth Devlin Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, USA
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Moira Maclellan. (nee Bra

Looking for relatives who used to live in Church Street, Dublin. My mother was Teresa Devlin. She died March 31, 1952, when I was a year old. I believe there are relatives in Birmingham, where she lived for some time. She was married to my father, Gerry Brannigan.
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Nick wright

Hi Julia bridgewood it maybe possible I am a family member my great grandfather is Thomas devlin of Ashford wicklow there was also Ann Devlin, john(Jack) Devlin, my grandfather was William Devlin died of t b at age of around 32 , his sons were Billy Fred nick and a James I think if this rings any bells and you want to check it out my email is nickywright69@hotmail.co.uk
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David Devlin

I am trying to find out if the 'Devlin' clan descend from the 'lost tribe of Dan?'
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Devlin

Ann Devlin born 1780, died 1851 famous Irish reble
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Julia bridgwood

Hi my name is Julia Devlin birth name my grandfather Thomas Devlin from county Wicklow Ashford ,his father was James Devlin, I'm trying to work out my family tree
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Devlin

bernadette devlin youngest member of parliment
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Helen Ciulla

My grandparents came from Donegal, Ireland. Their names were Sarah & Bernard Devlin.
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Gareth

Wich Devlin lives in Limerick
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Devlin

Any other Devlins on here?
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Randal Bowlen Jr

I’m trying to find my ancestral lineage. I don’t have any contact with my father’s family. I hope someone can help me out.
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marie luby

bolands of deerpark ballycumber offaly
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John Scanlon

My Father was born in Detroit in 1931. Not sure about my Grandfather's background. I believe the family originated from the County Cork area, but I have no proof of that.
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Scanlon

Need information
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Maryanne Scanlon Donlin

I believe I am a descendant of Mac Scanlon from the territory in County Louth. My Dad recently deceased had info tracing his family back 1849 born in Ireland coming to US in late 1860's to 1870. He also had a pamphlet about Cill C Lara which was beleved to be the tomb of Mac Scanlon chieftain of the 10th century. Any info would be great.
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Feeney

My mom was a feeney
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Feeney

I don’t know much about my Feeney family in Ireland . My great-grandfather emigrated to America is the 1880’s, or somewhere about then.
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Conlon

william conlon birth 1839? death unknown
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Conlon

Bernard Conlon (Shipyard Labourer) born Sligo, Ireland 1867c Father John Conlon (Reed maker) Mother Elizabeth (not sure what her surname is only that it begins with Phi ) Bernard died 1907 aged 39yrs in Dumbarton, Scotland. He was survived by his wife Bridget Kerr and their children.
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Dr. Mary Jo Purcell

My Grandmother was born in Ireland in County Roscommon. My memory is getting old, as am I, so I think they lived in Rathnarelleigh. She came to the USA to be a domestic servant and she lived with/near the oldest brother, Patrick Conlon, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The other place where the family could have lived was Ballintu/obber. She was the first to come to the USA; others followed. They were the children of James Ryan and Celia Conlon Ryan.
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Shirl O'Connor

Hello, My name is Shirl O'Connor. My Great Grandmother was Catherine Conlon, She married Daniel Daly, I know they had a Daughter called Margaret Daly.
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Conlon

My Great Grandfather was James J. Conlin, born 1870 he married Catherine Russell born 1881. They immigrated to America. I can find nothing of their history in Ireland.They had 9 children: John, Grace, Catherine M, Agnes, William, Helen, James, Mary and Rita. The children were born in the US. They lived in Boston. My grandmother was Grace. She married Roy Thomas Walsh and later Joseph V. Kelly. The US records use the C-o-n-l-i-n spelling. Records show James J. Conlin immigrated in 1889 and Catherine Russell immigrated in 1898. I am trying to trace them to their roots in Ireland but have gotten nowhere. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Karen Conlon Torres
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janmayell

My great Great Grandfather was James Conlon, a stonemason and labourer. He married Mary Anne McParland in the R.C.Parish Church in Ballymore parish, County Armagh. They migrated to Australia in 1854. They lived in Clarendon, near Adelaide South Australia and had a family of 13 children, not all survived. I have not been able to trace James and Mary Annes birth dates or baptism sites. Would like to know more if someone can assist ?
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Durkin

My grandfather's surname was Durkin but when he immigrated to the US he changed Durkin to Durgin
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O'Hara

Trying to find the father of John Joseph O'Hara 1913-1980, Died in Birmingham
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Kevin O'Hara

Looking for information on Thomas O'Hara of Strabane, County Tyrone (1783-1853), came to America around 1820. Rumored to be the nephew of James O'Hara, who fought George Washington's army and lived in Pittsburgh.
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O'hara

Thomas O’Hara b. Abt 1931. d. 1882 st. Louis, mo. Usa
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Patricia A O'Hara

My father was named after his uncle Daniel O'Hara who stayed in Sligo. My grandfather was James Bernard O'Hara. He came to the US around 1916. Any of you folks in Sligo my 2nd cousins?
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McLoughlin

Patrick Ambrose McLoughlin became Secretary General of the Department of Health in Ireland. He also served as Chairperson of the National Health Service Executive from 2012-2015 during a major economic crisis for Ireland. He had a distinguished career dealing with major health scandals very effectively. Born 1952
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McLoughlin

Born in SC, 2 sons with Emma Harris Born in 1862
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Rosemary McGrath

Information about the McLoughlin family ancestry in Derrybrien County Galway Ireland
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Rosemary McGrath

Any information about the McLoughlin's of Derrybrien County Galway Ireland
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McLoughlin

bridget mcLoughlin from newcastle co dublin. ~Travelled to america in 1880/1890 with her father
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Mc Loughlin

Hello! I am looking for information about my great grandfather, William Mc Loughlin born in Ireland - not sure if 1835 or 1840 and deceased in Salto, Argentina in 1895. Son of James Mc Loughlin and Mary Duffy. and husband of Winnifred Muldoon, from Legan, Co. Longford, born in 1845 and deceased in 1896 in Salto, Argentina. Thank you!
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marget McLoughlin

Hello
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Harte

my Harte family originate from Hollywell, Ballyhaunis, Mayo, Ireland. Great Grandparents James Harte b 1855 Bridget Harte nee Lyons b 1864 My Grandad was Martin Joseph Harte b 1904 he had two sisters Margret (Maggie) Harte b 1902 and one unknown who became a doctor in the US. Margaret became Margaret Connolly she Married
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Gilmartin

I am looking for my Dads Mothers People. The Gilmartin Sisters Lived in Hoboken NJ in 1926 Besy , Moxie and Jenny. Besy Became a Wanzel and Jenny became a Peterson but died in child birth in 1926. She was my dads mother. Her sister Besy (Elizabeth) adopted my dad Thomas. Jenny was Married to Fred Peterson and had a son George also. All the sisters came from Ireland. I know there mother was a Gilmartin but became a Hawks and moved to upstate NY. Moxie had a daughter named Margret and she married a Cliff Giddings and moved to NJ. If anyone knows our family please let me know. I would live to trace my heritage.
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Eugene Donagh

My great grand father was Patrick McDonagh married Bridget Flaherty. First child Bridget McDonagh 1865 Ballagh Co Galway. My Grand Father Martin McDonagh married Mary Bridget Keegan Married in Clonmel lived in Limerick. My Dad was Desmond McDonagh married Theresa Doyle lived in Dublin. I'm Eugene McDonagh married Geraldine McDowell live in Dublin. In my tree I'm trying to find the wedding cert of Patrick McDonagh can't come across it any where love to find it to go back another generation or be pointed in the right direction. Patrick moved from Ballagh to Lower Abbey gate st in Galway city have the 1901 and 1911 census. Patrick had 5 children 4 living 1 died. Have four but can't find the fifty Bridget, Patt, Honor & Martin McDonagh. In the 1901 &1911 census only shpows Bridget and Martin in both. Honor died at two months dont know what happened to Patt and cant find the other sibling if I could get any direction on Patricks wedding cert and.last sibling it would be great. Many thanks for your time.
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Linda Di Domenico

My 3x great grandfather was Walter McDonough who was a schoolmaster in the early to mid 1800's. Based on my DNA results it is likely he was in the Galway area. He had a son Simon who immigrated to Manchester, England and married Francis Duffy there in 1843. They did not live in the Little Ireland section of Manchester but near Deansgate. I do have an oil painting of our ancestral home in Ireland but no details about it. I am really trying to find more info about Simon. Any suggestions or help would be appreciated. Linda Di Domenico
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Mcdonough

Murtagh McDonough or Donough, father of William McDonough, who married Ellen Biggen in 1849 in Liverpool
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Mcdonough

Murtagh McDonough about 1800
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Melissa McDonough

I would love to know more about the McDonagh’s that live in inishlackan. My great grandfather was Michael circa 1860 his father most likely being Richard circa 1830
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Lynnette Atkinson

My g g grandfather was Barnard or Brian McDonough, he came from Sligo, he was married to Ellen O'Connor. He migrated to Glasgow, and eventually settled in the north of England. I would love to find records of their birth and marriage, and families. If anyone can help I would appreciate it. Lynnette Atkinson
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gizmodonard

I want to find out more info about my ancestor
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Theresa Ashline

I have a weird story. My grandfather was James Mullany born in Irishtown Claremorris County Ireland I believe. He emigrated to the US in the 1920's. In 1982 I met my now husband. His grandfather was Richard Mullaney from county Sligo in Ireland. We realized we both had a grandmother living who had married a man named Mullany/Mullaney. We used to tease each other that we were cousins. Someone in the family told us that the Mullany people of Mayo and Sligo were the same family split due to a feud generations ago. Would love to learn more about the group.
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O'Dowd

John O'Dowd Search Good morning, I am looking for information on my great, great, grand, parents who hailed from County Clare in Ireland. I only have scant information from their ‘immigration’ papers when landing in Sydney, Australia on the 24 June 1841 having left from Plymouth on the 9th March 1841 aboard the Earl Grey. John O’Dowd is described as being 30 years old at the date of departure, a “R C”, a labourer, cannot read nor write,and “cannot speak English”. It is interesting to note that the O in O’Dowd had been crossed through apparently by the immigration official. Family folk-law suggests that the O was lost in the Bush during the Tenterfield ‘gold rush’in 1876. The truth seems to lie with the stroke of the Immigration Offici
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Linda McFarlin Walters

My family's surname is McFarlin. What county is my family from?
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Louise Carter

My family’s surname is O’grady, my father was John Finbar O’grady. What county is my family from?
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Michael Geary

Looking into our Irish heritage, visiting Ireland in the fall. Our surname of Geary got it's start in this region. Would love to hear more about our Irish roots.
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