Irish Lives Remembered Issue 53 Summer 2021

Irish Lives Remembered

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The newest edition of Irish Lives is here. This edition features: President Joe Biden’s Irish Ancestry. Part 2. The Maternal Mayo Lines by Fiona Fitzsimons; Data-Mining for Family History in County Cavan: Searchable, Accessible, and Accurate Records on by Michael McShane and Catherine Kerr; Dúchas: An Invaluable Resource for Folklore and for Family Historians. Part III. The Hearth is the Heart by Jacqueline Gallup; A Centenary Celebration of Captain Frank Hurley (1891–1921): 3rd West Cork Brigade of the Irish Republican Army by Greg Mahony; Tracing the Story of Two Leinster Regiment Soldiers from a Photo Bought Online by Stephen Callaghan; Unknown Parentage Cases. The Secret Benefits of 23andMe by Maurice Gleeson; A Taste of Mayo: Methodology and Early DNA Investigations into the Irish Roots of an English Black Country Family by Mark Grace; The Barretts of County Cork. Part Two: The Later History by Paul MacCotter; Brigid: Pagan Goddess and Christian Saint by Eamonn P. Kelly; Irish Involvement in the Congo by Brigit McCone; William Lefroy: Journalist, Alpinist, Freemason, and Dean by Nathan Mannion; Stitch by Stitch and Word by Word: Finding the Women of the 19th Century Dun Emer and Cuala Arts and Crafts Industries (South Dublin) by Catherine Holmes. As well as regular columns Dear Genie - A Social Custom May Explain an O’Hara Family Mystery in the 1911 Irish Census (Fiona Fitzsimons) and Where in Ireland were my Irish Ryan Great-Grandparents From? (Patrick Roycroft). Photodetective Jayne Shrimpton helps to date a teacher with a cane, Niall Cullen fills us in on all the new records on Find My Past, as well as Patrick's page and an update on Dorothy Ross’s Family Tree. There is a book excerpt from The Fall of the Fitzmaurices: The Demise of Kerry’s First Family (2020, North Kerry Literary Trust) by Kay Caball and a review by Patrick Roycroft. The Genealogical Publishing Company Book Excerpt – O’Sullivan (Ó Súilleabháin). The Earliest Irish Royal Family. History and Genealogy (2013, third edition 2020) by William Randolph McCreight


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