Orphaned Irish-American finds his family

This posting is too late for Father’s Day, but a heartwarming story about coincidences appeared recently in the IrishCentral.

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Likes and dislikes of Ireland

IrishCentral recently published “What Irish Americans most like and dislike about Ireland.”

Books for Irish family history research

While you’ll find lots of family history information online, the traditionalists among us often prefer to hold a book in our hands.

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Letters from Kilkelly

An IrishCentral story tells about John Hunt of Kilkelly, County Mayo, who emigrated to America after the Famine. Correspondence with family back in Ireland became the basis for a song written by his great, great grandson, Peter Jones.

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What U.S. states are the most Irish?

Nine U.S. states have more Irish percentage population than any others, according to an IrishCentral article.

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Five essential records for Irish research

Findmypast’s indexed set of parish records will be free forever, but today is the last day to take advantage of free access to their other Irish records.

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LOC research sources for Irish genealogy

The Library of Congress (LOC) may not be on your short list of places to visit to conduct research, but its guide could help you at many other large libraries.

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The Black Irish

My curiosity was piqued while reading an article in the September/October 2015 issue of American Spirit, published by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

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U.S. family restores County Donegal pub

After seeing so many small Irish towns through the windows of a bus, an IrishCentral article caught my attention.

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Get 50% off Findmypast at IrishCentral

Are you looking to add Findmypast.com to your resource arsenal? If so, now’s a good time. IrishCentral visitors get 50% off Findmypast subscriptions.