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Ireland Reaching Out

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   This is the year of The Gathering in Ireland, an effort to get the diaspora to return to their roots.   Ireland Reaching Out (Ireland XO) is a tourism marketing campaign, but one that could help you in your research.  …

Genealogy Road Trip

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 FindMyPast Ireland on Facebook 

   Will you be doing any traveling this summer?  It's time to start planning.  Once you plan your destination, search your database for life events that happened along your route.  If traveling with family members, you may not have the luxury of spending all day in a cemetery or library, but you might be able to grab a few hours. 

Tombstone Tuesday - County Westmeath

   Early on in my family research, I came across a number of records in Westmeath, Ireland for the Moughty family.   Moughty is an unusual name…I know now that there are only two famliies in the U.S. with the name, a few more than that in Ireland, and the rest in Argentina.  …

In Memoriam

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   My thoughts and prayers are with all those in Boston…for the families of those who died, for all who were injured and for the people of this great city.  

Organizing and Scanning Your Photos


   Are your pictures safe?   I've made sure that mine are in acid-free boxes, but organizing them further is a project I haven't gotten to yet.  The boxes sit on shelves in my closet.  The good news is that I'm starting to think about it (that's the first step for me <g>).  …

Irish home

   I've written about in the past, but this past week, they relaunched the site.  As you can see from the image, the home page is quite different.  The content of the church records has not changed.  …

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