Riocard Ó Cruimín's Blog (8)

Results of Geno 2.0 are in

Branch: M42

Age: About 75,000 Years Ago

Location of Origin: Africa

The common direct paternal ancestor of all men alive today was born in Africa around 140,000 years ago. Dubbed “Y-chromosome Adam” by the popular press,…

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Added by Riocard Ó Cruimín on May 13, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

My Grandparents

 

by RIOCARD Ó CRUIMÍN…

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Added by Riocard Ó Cruimín on April 7, 2013 at 6:04am — No Comments

The Ill-Effects of Unity: How it Caused Ireland to be Reconquered by the Tudor Dynasty

By Riocard Ó Cruimin

            The Tudor period of English history ran from the late 15th Century to the early 17th Century, beginning during the…
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Added by Riocard Ó Cruimín on March 27, 2013 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

The Cremean Family Journey, From Ireland to Appalachia

By Riocard O'Cruimin

Cremeans family history is an interesting one to say the least: Our forefathers hailed from southern Ireland, where the Cremeans and its variants came into being in the late 14th century as a major second branch of the MacCarthy Reagh lineage. Its territories stretched from the counties of Kerry to its final home in the Barony of Carbery in an area called Duhallow, and it was with in…

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Added by Riocard Ó Cruimín on March 26, 2013 at 5:30am — 10 Comments

The Cremean Family -- From Ireland to Appalachia

 

                    By Riocard O'Cruimin  …

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Added by Riocard Ó Cruimín on March 25, 2013 at 2:30pm — 7 Comments

Comparing and Contrasting African and Irish Slavery in Revolutionary America

When the term "slavery" as it pertains to the United States is mentioned, almost all minds immediately turn towards thinking of the enslavement of Africans by pre-Civil…

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Added by Riocard Ó Cruimín on March 25, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

An Appalachian Mother's Love

by RIOCARD Ó CRUIMÍN

Ah! A mothers love what wonderful memories we have of our mommas. This book by Tony Smith is a Masterpiece! I am suppose to write contradictions in an essay but how can I on…
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Added by Riocard Ó Cruimín on March 24, 2013 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Plight of Past Irish & the Freedom of Modern Irish

 by RIOCARD Ó CRUIMÍN

 
When asking people around the globe the simple question of what their nationality is, a significant amount of responses would include Irish or part-Irish. For most people, this simply means that their ancestors, at some…
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Added by Riocard Ó Cruimín on March 24, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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