Foxford, County Mayo

While reading Irishcentral’s “Top 10 interesting facts about County Mayo,” I stopped in my tracks at #10:

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Top 5 Irish fraternal orders for research

IrishCentral and Findmypast have collaborated to provide advice on researching family history through fraternal organizations.

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U.S. states with greatest % Irish population

Can you guess which states have populations with the greatest percentage of Irish ancestry?

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Happy Birthday, James Joyce!

Today, February 2, is celebrated as Ground Hog’s Day in the U.S. Today is also the anniversary of the birth of James Augustine Aloysius Joyce, who became Ireland’s national treasure as author of the landmark Ulysses (1922).

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IGSI rated among “Top 5″!

This is exciting news. Findmypast, in partnership with Irish Central, put together their top five “must see” research centers in the United States, and Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) made the list!

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