Brian Ború, The Last Great High King of Ireland

Oh, to be in County Clare this week! The Clare Roots Society is sponsoring a lecture on Thursday, April 17 in Ennis. Dr. Catherine Swift, lecturer in Irish Studies at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, will be the guest speaker. Her presentation is entitled “Brian Ború, The Last Great High King of Ireland.”

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Is the answer in your genes?

A couple years ago, as a Christmas present to myself, I paid for DNA testing for my husband and my brother. I naively hoped they’d both match with long-lost relatives in Europe and my genealogical research would be over. When that didn’t happen, I filed away the results and mostly forgot about DNA. This week […]