Honora Wright Weaver
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  • Dublin, GA
  • United States
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Honora Wright Weaver liked Mairead Geary's blog post Favorite Irish Blessings for Mother's Day
May 14
Honora Wright Weaver liked John Anthony Brennan's blog post Requiem for Bobby
May 14
Honora Wright Weaver liked Claire Fullerton's blog post An Author's Gratitude to The Wild Geese Community
Jul 10, 2016
Honora Wright Weaver liked Claire Fullerton's blog post Altan, Projecting Irish Bonhomie To The World
Apr 3, 2016
Honora Wright Weaver liked John Anthony Brennan's blog post Mars, Bars and Scars
Apr 3, 2016
Honora Wright Weaver liked Claire Fullerton's blog post The Thing About Galway
Mar 19, 2016
Honora Wright Weaver commented on Claire Fullerton's blog post The Sessiun
"I love your writing, Claire. I live in the south (Georgia) and your description of the rain is like what we experience here. Hopefully someday I'll get to visit Galway, the home of some of my ancestors."
Feb 5, 2016
Honora Wright Weaver and That's Just How It Was are now friends
Jan 6, 2016
Honora Wright Weaver liked Jill Fuller's blog post The Mythology of Thin Places
Nov 23, 2015
Honora Wright Weaver commented on Claire Fullerton's blog post On the Road of an Irish Graveyard
"I just finished this part in the book.  You really have a way with words and bringing me right into the story."
Nov 23, 2015
Honora Wright Weaver commented on Claire Fullerton's blog post On an Irish Bus
"Claire,  I had to know what happened at tea so I ordered the book from Barnes and Noble.   Thank you, my name comes from my 4th great-grandmother, Honora Concannon and my 3rd great-grandmother, Honora Casey, both from  Galway.…"
Nov 2, 2015
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Nov 1, 2015
Honora Wright Weaver commented on Claire Fullerton's blog post On an Irish Bus
"I hope you go for tea and share the story with us."
Nov 1, 2015
Honora Wright Weaver liked Claire Fullerton's blog post On an Irish Bus
Nov 1, 2015
Honora Wright Weaver liked David Lawlor's blog post The Burning of Bridget Cleary -- 'The Irish Changeling'
Nov 1, 2015
Honora Wright Weaver commented on Honora Wright Weaver's blog post The Wild West of Ireland
"I've kept at my research and with some help I have a record of baptism for William Potter's younger sister, Anne, in Donaghpatrick, Galway in April 1844. It appears likely that Honora's mother, Cecelia Thornton, is also from Galway. I…"
Oct 2, 2015

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The Wild West of Ireland

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 6:00am 1 Comment

What's in a name? For me it meant finding a deep connection to my Irish roots.  I have an uncommon name, Honora, which elicits questions such as what kind of name it is, how to pronounce it and where does it come from.  My mother named me for her mother, who was also named for her mother.  Although Honora is Latin for "honor" the "H" is not silent.  It rhymes with Lenora.  Last year my mother's sister asked me to research our family tree and I found that my name went back even further than…

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