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The Irish Roots Cafe www.Irishroots.com
Publisher of Irish (Gaeilge) Books and CDs

Our Events with songs in Irish and English
March 12, Seachtain na Gaeilge, dinner in Louisburg, KS
https://www.facebook.com/events/1045252338850376/

Friday, April 15, ConcertWindow, Oro Se rehearsal
https://www.concertwindow.com/irish

Our Irish Language Books
The Irish Roots Cafe publishes both CDs and
Books in the Irish Language. Today we highlight
two classic hardbound works by noted historian
John O’Donovan. The English and Irish appear side
by side within each hardbound book. Additional
material appears in Engish at the rear of these
volumes. As part of the season of Seachtain na
Gaeilge, we present them here.

Two distinguished titles
1. The Tribes and Customs of the Hy Many
2. The Tribes, Customs and Genealogies of the HyFiachrach

Below are descriptions and links to each work
which focus on the genealogical content of each.

1. The Tribes and Customs of Hy Many (Roscommon, Galway)
http://www.irishroots.com/id439X.htm
Includes Notes and Pedigrees on the families of :
O’Madden,
Kelly,
O’Mainin,
Mac Keough,
Cuolahan,
O’ Donnellan,
O’ Naughten, and
MulLally or Lally.

Also includes information on the families of: Knavin – Nevin, Cahill, Dowling, Harrington, O’ Conroy, O’Fallon or Falon, Mac Gerraghte or Geraghty, O’Kennedy Kennedy (not of Ormond), O’Concannon Concannon, O’Murry, Tracy, Mulduff, Cannan, Connaughtan, Mooney, Finnerty, Finnaghty, Cosgrave, Cosgry, larkin, Donnelly, Brennan, Roddy, Cuolahan, Dooley, O’Coffey Coffey, O’Gledra, O’Kenny Kenny, Curran, Mac Egan, O’Lomain, Fahy,Foran, Cullen/Collins, O’Cravane, Dorcey, D’Arcy, Hughes (Aedha), Cogan,Madagan, O’Lachtnain, O’Laughnan or Laughnan, Conwy, and Conway to name a few……..

Families descended from Sodhan Included also are the families anciently descended from Sodhan, being the families of
(Mac) Ward,
O’Scurry,
O’Lennan,
O’Casan,
O’Giallas,
O’Maigin and
Dugan.
An updated surname index is included only in this edition. Complete with Gaelic and English translation, notes, Hy-Many map, as prepared by O’Donovan in 1843, this is the major source of information for the families of Hy-Many country. (Counties Roscommon and Galway in Ireland.) This work together with O’Donovans ‘Tribes and Customs of the Hy Fiachrach’, forms one of the truely historic sets of 19th century Ireland, published as part of the ‘old Ireland’ series.

2. Tribes, Customs of The Hy Fiachrach (Ui Fiachrach)
Being mainly of Counties Mayo and Sligo in Ireland.
http://www.irishroots.com/id4381.htm
Appendix 
The Pedigree of O’Dowd, 
Abstract of Dermot O’Shaughnessys will, 
O’Shaughnessy Family Tree, 
Pedigree of O’Cleary, 
Pedigree of O’Heyne, 
Pedigree of MacFirbis
, Saint Ceallach
, The Inauguration of Irish Chiefs, including The O’Donovan, 
DeBurgo’s Possessions in Tirawley, 
Special Geographical Index to the Map, 
Original Index to Hy Fiachrach plus the 
New IGF name Index appearing only in this edition.



More of the specific families included in this work are:


O’Callaghan of Erris, 
Gearan, Burns (O’Conboirne), 
Murray, Loughnane, Loftus, 
Larissy, Gaughan, O’Flynn Flynn, 
Tierney, O’Malley Malley, 
Dorcey -Darcey-D’Arcy, 
Gormley, Kilkelly, Kane, 
Markham, O’Heyne, O’Clery Cleary, 
O’Down, O’Gillin Gillen, Cuolahan, 
O’Quin-O’Cuin Quin, 
Gorman, Kearney-Carney, 
Kerrigan, Quigly, Brogan, 
O’Casey Casey, Connolly, 
Lennon-Leonard, Grehan-Derrick, 
Gadan, O’Cummins Cummins, O’Mollina, 
Flannelly, Heany, 
Mangan – Mongan, 
Breaffy, O’Moran Moran, 
Rowley, O’Finan, 
O’Spealain Spillane, O’Breslen, 
Feeney, Rush, O’Meeny Meeny, 
Boland, Scanlan, 
Coyne – Cuain, Coleman, 
Murphy, Morrissy, Fox- O’Sinna, 
MacCarrick, O’Rafferty Rafferty, Gilmer……..

The Final Word This very rare hard bound volume, is complete in modern English with translation into gaelic, (appears side by side in Gaelic and modern English); includes valuable notes on Mayo and Sligo history; pedigrees, map, foldout chart, original and new index, Placename guide, Addenda, Letters, Wills, Extensive info on O’Shaughnessy, Extra coverage of: O’Clery, O’Hyne (Hine, Hynes), Mac Firbis & O’Dowd.. Over 500 pages.

Our Works from 1978-2016
We have also published a few works of Irish (Gaeilge)
music in the past, in very limited quantity. Hopefully
our works have led to increased use of the Irish language
in a small way. Next time we will cover the Irish language
songs that we have recorded and published over the last
35 years or so.
Our English language books and podcasts focus on Irish
genealogy and history. They will be covered at a later date.

Mike O’Laughlin
mike@Irishroots.com
publisher and proprietor
Irish Roots Cafe

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Seachtain na Gaeilge Song session
The Irish Roots Cafe Gaeilge and English

Small Session at Brownes Irish Market
12 until 2 oclock, Saturday, Feb. 13
3300 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO

Free event.
Open to all. We are having a small acoustic traditional
Irish song session, in Irish (Gaeilge) and English
in preparation for Seachtain na Gaeilge. Come enjoy,
or join in while we rehearse songs from Oro Se You
are welcome home
We will be singing in the background
for you from 12 to 2 or so. Feel free to add a song
of your own. Browne’s will be serving Breakfast till 11 am

Seachtain na Gaeilge
For the 5th consecutive year the Irish Roots Cafe
is promoting the Irish Language (Gaeilge) as part of
Seachtain na Gaeilge. Headquartered in Ireland, the
SNAG group recognizes any effort to bring the language
to life, and includes this event on their international
events calendar. (also on the calendar are Irish language
song events on Concert Window streaming live, and a dinner
in Louisburg, Kansas on March 12. Both from the
Irish Roots Cafe.)

Kansas City Old Style
We love to focus on the old style songs, dating back
centuries, in Gaeilge. We also include stage songs,
and the popular tin pan alley songs in English.
My first album, Irish Song, traditional and sean nos
got this project going. It was among the top 10 traditional
Irish song albums in 2013.
Few people in the Missouri and Kansas areas knew what
old style sean nos songs were about. We are changing that,
one person at a time. Below are my 3 albums of Irish song,
with Irish and English selections on each.

1 Irish Song, traditional & sean nos: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/michaelcolaughlin
2: Irish Old style:http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/michaelcolaughlin3
3: Ireland by Land and Sea: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mikeolaughlin1

Irish Genealogy Update
All 34 volumes of my Irish Families project
are back in print. There is a book for every
county, to help with your family connections.
We plan to be at the Dublin, Ohio and Louisville,
Kentucky Irish fests again this year, and will bring
at least one of each book to the tent…

Your support is appreciated
Mike O’Laughlin
The Irish Roots Cafe
P.S. Note, Limited seating at times

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