Irish Lives Remembered Issue 49 Summer 2020

Irish Lives Remembered

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This summer edition of Irish Lives Remembered is another blockbuster edition. Featuring articles on Joe Biden's Irish Ancestors: Who they were...and the race to find them, by Fiona Fitzsimons; The Surnames of County Tipperary: A Brief Overview by Paul MacCotter; The Future of Ancient DNA and Red Hugh O’Donnell by Maurice Gleeson; How a 1954 Traffic Accident Revealed Medieval Athboy (County Meath) by Niall Roycroft; Matilda Cullen Knowles (1864–1933): A Pioneer of Irish Botany by Deirdre Powell; Brian Boru and the World of DNA by Aisling O'Brien and Lorna Maloney; Mary Mallon – Better Known as ‘Typhoid Mary’: A Lesson for Our Time? by Nathan Mannion; The God of Wisdom and the Origins of the Legendary Hero Fionn mac Cumhaill by Eamonn 'Ned' Kelly and Select Academic Publications Relevant to Irish Genetic Genealogy on the ISOGG Website by Maurice Gleeson. As well as regular Dear Genie questions (on Whitecross Farm in County Louth and family in Tyrone), a readers response on Felix W. McGettrick and the Chinese Exclusion Act, photodetective Jayne Shrimpton on the only known photo of Annie Barrett of Dooyeher, County Galway, Patrick's Page and Niall Cullen on the latest Irish records on Findmypast. There is also a review and an excerpt from Brian Mitchell's New Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy (4th edition) and Brigit McCone's book essay on Michael Davitt's Life and Progress in Australasia.

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