Among Todays Topics at the Irish Roots Cafe:
1) Family of the Day: Ryan
2) Irish County of the Month: Tipperary
3) Searching For: Dargan
4) Curious News: Charlie Chaplin in Ireland
5) Video: Irish National Anthem ( recalled ?)
6) Curious Note: Seaplane festival
7) One minute podcast: Soldiers Song
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Irish Family History and Genealogy
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This Weeks Audio Timeline
Todays Topics: 1:00
Notes from Mike: 2:00
One Minute Podcast: 4:00
Book of the Month: 6:30
The Magnificent Seven: 9:30
Irish Name of the Day: 11:30
Websites of the Week: 16:30
Curious News and Notes: 18:30
Total Time: 25:50
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Notes This Week:
What’s happening today at the Irish Roots Cafe
1) Our ‘County Wexford Genealogy and Family History notes’
has just been upgraded with a full color 19th century map
of the county, and will be available to ship next week.
2) I’ll be at the Dublin, Ohio Irish Festival shortly. It’s our
12th year or so at the genealogy tent with books, cd’s and
consultation ! We’ll be launching our genealogy CD and
several more in our new set, right at the festival !
We may even offer free DNA swabs to acquaint you with
the procedure…. Be sure and stop by the tent.
3) I am also going to try some Sean Nos singing, maybe at
the cultural tent Friday night… if not I’ll be singing at the
genealogy tent when the crowd subsides…..
One Minute Podcast
Let’s listen to one of our 7 podcast series’ on Song; Recitation;
Travel; History; Irish-America; or Irish language.
Todays Podcast extract is from
The Irish Song and Recitation Podcast with Peter Adams
The Irish National Anthem from our Irish Song…CD.
For more podcasts like todays sample extract, go to:
Irish Family History: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/97/152/
Photo Enhanced version: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/103/156/
Irish in America: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/98/154/
Irish Song /recitation: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/99/153/
Irish Video Shorts: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/104/157/
Irish Hedge Row History: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/105/158/
Hello Fada, Irish language: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/106/159/
We publish more Irish genealogy books than anyone in the world !
Book of the Month:
1) County Tipperary, Ireland, genealogy & family history notes.
Volume 25 of our Irish Families Project, and this book is only
on County Tipperary, Ireland. Here is some info taken from
the book above:
Most Numerous Tipperary Familes
The 19th century birth index of Ireland finds the following families most
numerous in the county
(Possible variant spellings after each name have been added) :
Most of the old Irish names can have the Mac or ‘O’ before the
name dropped or added at will. Additionally many old Irish names
were translated or ‘mistranslated’ into English from the original Irish.
Two more basic resources for the 19th century are the Tithe
Applotment Books, and Griffiths Survey of Ireland. They are available
at the National Library of Ireland and elsewhere.
Some Tipperary Resources from the book:
Tipperary County Library
Thurles, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
phone (0504) 21102
Tipperary Heritage Unit (THU)
The Bridewell, St. Michael St.
Tipperary Town, Ireland
(particularly good for the records of the
Catholic diocese of Cashel and Emly)
Bru Boru Heritage Group.
Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
phone (062) 61552
(An official IGP center for Tipperary)
Tipperary North Family History Foundtn.
Kickham St., Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
phone (067) 33850
(The official IGP centre for N. Tipperary)
Irish Origins Research Agency
Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
phone (056) 21483
(research service that includes Tipperary)
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300 pound shark caught off of which Irish county coastline
Time to raise our eyes skywards, give thanks, and ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :
1) Jacqualine Kufer of Chicago, Illinois, your County Mayo
Ireland genealogy notes has shipped !
2) Welcome new member Jan Louise Norman of Wanniassa,
Australia, searching for Dargan.
3) Diane Hill of North Carolina, your Families of Co. Cork,
and Families of Co. Clare books have shipped !
4) James A. Birney of Beverly Hills, Michigan, your
Genealogical History of the Milesian Families of Ireland shipped!
5) Mark Rubbo of Carlton, Australia, your Families of
County Cork, has shipped !
6) Samantha Beare of Salt Springs Island, Canada, your
County Kings and Queens genealogy notes have shipped !
7) John P. Connolly of New Port Richey, Florida, your
Families of County Clare, and Book of Irish Families great
and small has shipped !
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Thanks to all of our members – without you these
podcasts would not be possible – !
Sponsors are welcome and needed.
Irish Family Name of the Day:
Todays family history in honor of :
1) member Patrick Ryan, whose Ryan family came over to
Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada.
2) member Nora Perry.
3) Member Brenda Gregory.
Related Spellings of the Name
Ryane, Rian, O’Ryan, Mulryan, Mulrian, O’Mulryan, Ruan, Rouane
Variant Spelling Groups: 1825, 1831, 2494, 2998
From The Guide to the Various Spellings of Irish Family Names
History of the Name
Ryan families rank as one of the ten most numerous in Ireland.
The older forms of O’Ryan and O’Mulryan etc.. have largely been
It appears that most Ryans today descend anciently from the
O’Maoilrian family of Co. Tipperary. This family held Owney in
Co. Tipperary and Owneyburg in Co. Limerick. They are found
on the Map of Ortelius in that area. These lands were once
known as “Owney Mulryan”, referring to the older spelling of the
Keatings History also gives the O’Ryans as an ancient family
of note in other counties….. Ryan is found most numerous of
all names in Limerick and Tipperary in modern times
copyright 2010, IGF, based in part upon
The Book of Irish Families, great and small
Irish Family Coats of Arms From the Irish Book of Arms
A Brief search in that work shows:
1) Illustrated arms for Ryan are given in the Irish Book of Arms.
Coming Up Later in this episode:
Charlie Chaplin lived where in Ireland ?
The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name 200+ times, here are a few examples:
1) D. Ryan, Giles Ryan, and others in County Tipperary, Ireland
genealogy & family history notes
2) Jas, Ryan, MD, and others in The Families of Co. Kerry Ireland
3) King James Irish Army List
4) Ryan, Ryan of Ballycairns, Ryan births plus 15 others in
The Families of Co. Clare, Ireland
5) J. Ryan in Co. Kilkenny genealogy and family history notes.
6) John Ryan in The Families of Co. Dublin, Ireland.
7) Ryan of Clounbrick in The Families of Co. Limerick, Ireland.
8) I. Ryan, J.C. Ryan, James H. Ryan, Joel Ryan, T. Ryan, W. Ryan
and others in ‘Irish Families on the California Trail.
You can use this free index to search for your family name:
Remember to leave off the Mac or O when typing your name.
Around the World, in Irish Ways.
The Web Page and Video of the Month.
1) The Ryan Clan Association (web page)
2) Green Genes, The Genealogy of the Irish Family Ryan (page)
3) Ryan Family History over the years, (family video)
4) The National Anthem of Ireland, with flag flying
see also our Irish Video Shorts at:
Curious News and Notes, From Ireland today
1) Amhran na bhFiann, the Irish National Anthem is still popular,
despite calls for a less ‘militaristic’ song. Well, what about
‘the rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air’ for the U.S….
but survey shows only 7% of people actually want it changed.
2) More Irish spending vacation time at home now.
Domestic holidays up 25%
3) County Fermanagh Seaplane Festival. Seaplanes used
Northern Ireland base during WWII
4) New Home for the Book of Kells, Updated technology will give better
context then current library. Moving to adjacent Berkeley Library by 2016
5) Don McCloskey bags a 300 pound shark off Donegal
6) Irish managers rated most easy going in Europe…
no slave drivers here
7) Did you know that Charlie Chaplin lived in Ireland…. Kerry no less !
…….So end the notes from the Irish Hedge Row today.
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