Céad Míle Fáilte – and welcome to your Letter from Ireland. We’ve just come out the other end of a “soft” week (in Ireland, “soft” is often used as a replacement word for “wet”). Things are brightening up for the morning here in Cork and we might even get out and about a little later […]
Would you like to join us today on a journey today through the County Down? We might even take in a little County Down Genealogy. We are going to travel in style, in the company of none other than Mr. Van Morrison! We’ll also take in a bot of County Armagh along the way. Susan […]
Our readers surnames from the County Armagh. Is your County Armagh surname here? Let me know in the comment section below if you would like yours added.
Here’s one for all aspiring writers out there. We came across this copy of a first edition of “Gulliver’s Travels” (originally called “Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.”) written by Jonathan Swift in 1726.
Jan Jarrold got in touch to ask about the Irish Surname O’Carroll. You can see Jan’s story at the end of this post. The Origin of the name O’Carroll.