Irish Lives Remembered Issue 48 Spring 2020

Irish Lives Remembered

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Welcome to the latest edition of our free genealogy magazine Irish Lives Remembered. In this edition you can find articles on Finding Tig Notaro's Irish Roots by Fiona Fitzsimons; the O'Doherty (and the O'Doorty) Surname by Paul McCotter; using's "Ethnicity Estimate" to focus your Irish research by Maurice Gleeson; the North of Ireland Family History Society - Forty Years Together by Andrew Kane; Genetic Genealogy and "The West Cork DNA and Family History Symposium" by Mark Grace; the Preservation of Documents, Photos and Memorabilia by Christine Deakin; It's never too Late - an Irish-American Nonagenarian Discovers her County Laois Roots by Maureen Wlodarczyk; Don Juan Morfa - Irish Spy in the Caribbean by Nathan Mannion; the Enchanted Cow in Irish Tradition by Eamonn Kelly; Irish Orientalism by Brigit McCone; and the Dr Bríd McGrath Fellowship for Independent Scholars - an Interview with Bríd McGrath by Fiona Fitzsimons. As well as regular columns such as Dear Genie, answering two questions - were my Cavan Ancestors Dutch Blue Guards or Cromwellians? And Why Emigrate to News Brunswick (Canada) in 1831? Our Photodetective Jayne Shrimpton analyses a photo of Monaghan born Relatives in Canada in the mid-19th Century. Editor Patrick on Saving Dorothy Ross Whitten's Extraordinary Family Tree for the Irish Nation and Niall Cullen brings us information on the latest Irish records released on Find My Past. Patrick also reviews Herstory - Ireland's Epic Women TV series and the Blazing a Trail exhibition. There is also a book excerpt from Penny Walters' Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy (2019).


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