Irish naming convention

Did you read yesterday’s posting about the 1826 Tithe Applotment record and ask “couldn’t Bartholomew have been James’ father, instead of brother?”


Related to JFK?

‘Lore’ is a body of knowledge or tradition that is passed down among members of a culture, usually orally. It’s the lore in “folklore,” and responsible for spreading the word on mythical figures like Santa Claus, Paul Bunyan, and even Uncle Sam… Humans need and love their lore.

That definition of ‘lore’ comes from […]