All Blog Posts Tagged 'irish family history' (13)

'Time and Tide': Q&A With Poet, Writer and Sociologist Jean Tubridy

(First published 1/26/12) Waterford-based poet, writer and sociologist Jean Tubridy (left) writes about her Irish experience, often in lyrical, charming terms, in her blog, Social Bridge. In the following excerpt, she describes a recent night in her home town of Tramore: “At about ten o’clock on New Year’s Eve,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 29, 2013 at 11:10pm — No Comments

Growing Up Irish In French Canada!

(First published 12/30/11) At 70 years old, Billy Willbond is a man of many roles: a poet, decorated peacekeeping veteran, and social  activist, providing humanitarian aid to the developing world through his NGO, ICross…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 27, 2013 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Q&A on "Vanishing Ireland" with Author Turtle Bunbury

(First published 12/2/11) Turtle Bunbury is an Irish journalist and historian, whose photo-book series “…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 26, 2013 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

3,000 Quakers Help the Irish During The Great Famine

By Susan Kimura



During Ireland's Great Famine 3,000 Irish Quakers contributed their time,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Discovering My Irish Ancestry -- From Chicago To Limerick

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2013 at 7:22pm — No Comments

Geneablogger Deborah Large Fox Interview on Irish Genealogy

This Q&A with Genealogist Deborah Large Fox was previously posted in our weekly newsletter but we feel is well worth posting this very popular genealogy blogger's interview, in it's entirety, for those who have not signed up for our free newsletter...enjoy!…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Cromwell And His Irish "Friends"

Almost all genealogy researchers have a goal of discovering the immigrant ancestor especially the Irish! Where did they come from? Why did they choose this land? What did they do after they got here?…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

How Megan Traced Barack Obama's Irish Family History to Ireland

By Megan Smolenyak, Genealogy Expert & Author of "…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 18, 2013 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Irish Family History Sources in India

By Kieron Punch

Although many Irish people may be reluctant to acknowledge that our countrymen played a significant role in extending and administering British colonial rule in…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 18, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Silent History of the Irish

"I'm Irish" my Mother always said.  "Where in Ireland did they come from"  I always asked.  "I don't know" my Mother always replied. I have since discovered that this is a very common conversation between the generations.  The more I delved into the History of the Irish in Canada and…
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Added by The Wild Geese on April 15, 2013 at 11:00pm — 5 Comments

Megan Smolenyak's New Book, Website, and YouTube Channel



We interviewed the "Indiana Jones of Genealogy," Megan Smolenyak, for this genealogy blog in a two-part post, ‘Connecting Across Oceans and Time’: Q&A With Celebrity Genealogist Megan Smolenyak…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 15, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Researching In Salt Lake City's LDS Family History Library

By Susan Kimura



Salt Lake City — I conduct family-history research every day as finding my ancestors and learning about them is an important part of my life. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints (LDS), also known as Mormons.



The LDS website states: "FamilySearch is a service provided by…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 12, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Searching Robert Campbell's Family Tree for Fortune

By Lawrence Campbell 

My interest in genealogy began when I was told that my grandfather, William Hagen Campbell, inherited money from America. Depending on who told you the story (and how much they had imbibed), it varied between £500 and £10,000! The only way to find out was to get the facts myself. I only had one clue to go on -- a small…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 10, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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