Genghis Khan’s DNA

This may be old news to those of you who follow developments around DNA, but I first heard the story this weekend when I happened to catch the re-broadcast of a Radiolab episode on NPR. A genetic study disclosed that about one in 200 living men carry the same Y chromosome, meaning they descend from […]

Top Ten Irish Clan Names

The following is taken from an article written by Antoinette Kelly and published in the Irish Central:

Whether you are Irish or Irish-American you’re probably immensely proud of your surname. […]

2013 Announced as Ireland’s Family History Year

The following post was adapted from Irish Genealogy News blogspot:

“Tourism Ireland announced that 2013 is to be Ireland’s “Family History Year.” London was a suitable setting for the launch, with one in six British residents claiming an Irish grandparent.

The promotion is a bid to encourage the diaspora, whether in the UK or elsewhere, […]