The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'irish genealogy' (7)

A New York Childhood 'More Irish Than American'

(First published 1/9/12) Kevin Gleeson, a talented guitarist and former portrayer of Keith Richards in Stones’ tribute bands Sticky Fingers and Beggars Banquet, is a graphic artist with the New York Police Department and a native of the borough of Queens, in New York City.  Gleeson’s heritage is steeped in both Irish music and the turbulent history of Northern…


Added by The Wild Geese on May 27, 2013 at 4:00pm — 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!…


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

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

By Megan Smolenyak, Genealogy Expert & Author of "…


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…


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…

Added by The Wild Geese on April 15, 2013 at 11:00pm — 5 Comments

Irish Convicts to Botany Bay Brought to Life by Author (First publish 2/12/12)

Since the discovery of her Dublin Highwayman ancestor, Australian genealogist and author Barbara Hall has lovingly devoted herself to researching those Irish transported from their homeland to Australia on five convict ships.  Along with Cassie Mercer, editor of…


Added by The Wild Geese on April 10, 2013 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

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