Irish sean nos song, dance session March 4. Ireland Genealogy books update. Irish Roots Cafe
Sean nos session and genealogy update

First Sean nos 2017 live session
Our first session of the year will be March 4 at

Place: the Celtic Ranch in Weston, Missouri.
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 or so

All are welcome. We share our knowledge of Irish
old style song and dance, with short performances.
Then you have the opportunity to join in or learn
a few dance steps (if desired); or try your hand
at a traditional Irish Song if you/ve a mind to.
Refreshments on hand. here is program promo:

Genealogy Books
The Milesian Families of Ireland is
being reprinted this week. Some of our
hardbound books will not be reprinted
so think about getting them now at or

Fifty New Irish Videos
I have added more videos on song and genealogy.
Song includes “Spailpin Fanaugh”; “Girl I Left
Behind Me”, “Bard of Armagh”, “Streets of
Laredo” “Silent Night in Irish” and How to sing
the National Anthem.
Many new genealogy videos too, like DNA
“Blood of the Irish”, and notes on families like
Kirby; Stratford; Morrow; Conley; Finneran;
Reed; and more on YouTube here:

Irish Library
I am supposed to be retired now, but it
is busier than ever. I will donate or
sell much of the Irish Library here to
make room for things like furniture..
If you are interested let me know at,
I will also post videos of our book
collections, etc..

Our Irish Festivals
We plan to display at the Dublin, Ohio fest,
and the Louisville, KY. fest again this
year. We’ll have something new for our
exhibits this year. See you there, and
fair warning, let me know if you are
interested in a certain book, so I can
bring it along.

Kansas City Irish research
We are also working on the history of the
Irish in early Kansas City. More on that
later, contact us if interested in the

-Mike OLaughlin
The Irish Roots Cafe

Mike OLaughlin is the most published
author in his field with over 60 books,
300 podcasts, 250 videos; 4 albums; and 100’s
of articles and newsletters. He has regularly
appeared at Irish fests for 20 years
including at San Antonio, TX; Dublin Ohio;
and Louisville, Kentucky.

About Mike

Mike is the worlds most published author in his field, with over 40 books, 700 articles, two newsletters, a blog, 200 podcasts and 170 videos. He also publishes rare books like "The Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters" and Keatings "History of Ireland". Mike also sings in the Irish (Gaeilge) Language, with 3 albums to his credit. Mike descends from the O’Loughlins of Kilfenora, County Clare, and the O’Donahues of Glenflesk, County Kerry and also bears Sullivan, Buckley, Kilmartin, Llewellyn and Kelliher roots. He has led tours to Ireland and maintains a 3,000 volume Irish library.
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