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Irish Family History Show 180

with curious news and notes from Ireland.
Among Todays Topics at the Irish Roots Cafe:

1)   Family of the Day: Harris
2)   Book of the Month:  Fall of Irish Chiefs & Clans
3)   Searching For: Sullivan of Cork, Ghee, McNally, Cody
4)   Curious News:  New Zealand, 15% Irish ?
5)   Web Page of the Month:  Co. Clare
6)   Curious Note: Island in Michigan with Irish roots.
7)   One minute podcast:  Battle of Kinsale, O’Donnel, O’Neil

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We have three types of podcasts:
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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
Sources:                            15:30
Websites of the Week:        16:30
Curious News and Notes:   18:30

Total Time: 25:50
Our Enhanced Irish Family History podcast with photos and
links can be found at:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/103/156/
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Irish Family History and Genealogy
with curious news and notes from Ireland.
From the Irish Roots Cafe at www.Irishroots.com

What’s happening today at the Irish Roots Cafe:

1) Working on our first Audio Book CD.  We have an audio
download of Missouri Irish on the web pagee.  Now we are
finding out all about the ins and outs of all this digital
production.

2)  Which reminds me we produced our first DVD a year or
so ago, ‘Return to Irish Roots’.  Now, that took some time,
with video and sound, and visuals.  I think I remember
about half of what I learned.

3)  Next project might be a CD or DVD series on the counties
of Ireland, with family history in mind…. what do you think
about that ?  I’ve got all the information and illustrations,
it’s just the production money I’m after !
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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 Hedgerow History of Ireland.
Some history on The Flight of the Earls, which also ties into
our Book of the month.  This began the final fall in many ways
for the Irish ‘aristocracy’ in Ireland and the old gaelic order.
The beginning of the century saw the Battle of Kinsale and the
end of the century the distasterous Treaty of Limerick, where
30,000 – 40,000 left in exile for the continent.

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/
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Book of the Month:

1)  The Fall of Irish Chiefs and Clans.
(also the lead volume in ‘ Conquest of Ireland’.
http://www.irishroots.com/id442X.htm

With names of Catholics and Protestants Affected.
Includes Irish , Scots Irish, & English settlers

Master Volume to the Conquest of Ireland Series
It contains the record of the great change in land ownership
and power in Ireland. It tells the story of the old Irish families
losing their land, and the new settlers who assumed it. A
one-of-a-kind genealogical record. The specific names and
locations are given. It is a primary source of information for
those fortunate enough to refer to copies of the surviving
volume by Rev. G. Hill.

Rare Manuscripts & State Papers
The author introduces his work as follows “The contents of this
volume (vol. 1), may be described, in general terms, as a
compilation from State Papers relating to the Plantation of Ulster…
the Calendars of the Carew Manuscripts, and of other important
collections of Irish State Papers”. Before the Carew Manuscripts
little was known of the seven year struggle (1595 – 1602). For a
time before 1588 English rule was actually rather mysteriously
popular, and Shane O’Neill was finally defeated in 1567 by the
O’Donnells rather than the government.

All Lands Lost
Quoting the text we find that:
“With only two, or perhaps three exceptions, every native landlord,
and every native tenant within the bounds of the six counties was
dispossessed and displaced; and although a few of both classes
were afterwards permitted to share slightly in the great land-spoil,
it was only in some other and less attractive localities than their own”.
Indeed many would eventually come to the shores of North America
and other foreign lands as a result of this loss.
Of the main families the records show that the Maguires (or McGuires)
who occupied Fermanagh; The O’Hanlons who occupied ONealan
and Orior; The Macanas or the McCanns of Clann Breasail (Clanbrazill);
and the MacMahons of Monaghan; the ORiellys, the O’Cahans and
others, had a long and distinguished history. How had several
families in the area ‘disappeared’ by the 19th century ?
Volume 1 shows Ireland and her families as they were before the
fall, and as the plantation began. The 19th century historical
footnotes are a history unto themselves. The new surname index
added to this volume is invaluable to researchers. The latter is
available only in this edition, published by the Irish Genealogical
Foundation. Due to its historical importance, this volume has been
printed and made available on its own.

Juror Lists, Rent Rolls
Among items of interest to family researchers are the lists of jurors,
the rent rolls, and the lists of those applying to undertake the
settlement (undertakers), and the lists of soldiers. The actions
taken on the land then, are still evident today. If you would
understand Ireland, you need to understand how this all began.
(See Index at end of listing).

This volume includes the following sections:
Ulster Before the Fall.
The Orders to Begin the transfer of land
The Project of settling new landholders
Doubts, Delays, and problems
How The Authorities Worked
Specific Names, Results and Arrangements
(New IGF surname index).

The largest and most important volume in the series, it lays the
ground work for understanding who and what was involved in this
settlement of Ireland. This book documents the families and conditions
before and during the settlement of Ireland in the 17th century.
Specific individuals and sources are given here, of great interest to
family researchers and historians. Among items of interest to family
researchers are lists of jurors, rent rolls, list of those applying to
undertake the settlement (undertakers), and list of soldiers. The
actions taken here are still evident in Ireland today, and it would
do every interested person to understand how it all began.

Specific list of jurors and list of those with lands are given thusly
“6th July, 1609.. applications are made by: James Carmichaell, of
Pottieshaw, in name of David Carmichaell his son, with Mr. John
Ross, burgess of Glasgow, as cautioner, 1,000 acres”.
“George Murray, of Bruchtoun,with Alexander Dumbar, of Egirnes…
2,000 acres”.
(end of extract from ‘The Fall of Irish Chiefs and Clans’.
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How the Harris family drives in Ireland ?
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Time to raise our eyes skywards, give thanks, and  ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1)  Daniel MacMurray of Pauma Valley, CA, your Co. Down
Genealogy and family history notes, has shipped !

2)  Jeremy Stampa Orwin of Abergavenny, UK, your Irish Book
of Arms and the Book of Irish Families great & small has shipped!

3) Thomas Cullen of Chula Vista, CA, your Irish Book of Arms
has shipped.

4)  Glen King of Edmonton, Canada your Families of Co. Galway
has shipped.

5) Andrew Gibbons of Hornsby, Australia your Mayo and London-
derry genealogy books have shipped !

6) Sheila Sullivan of Cookeville, TN, weclome as a new member !
The Sullivans who came from south of Ireland (Cork?). I believe
first to be in U.S. was Timothy Dennis Sullivan (my gr grandpa).
want more about the family in Ireland.

7) Patrick J. Harris of Carbondale, IL, welcome as a new member !
John Joseph Harris, Glenbeigh m. Margaret Ghee Longford,
Annie McNally Carrickmacross m. Michael P. Cody at St. Joseph’s Church. they lived on Church after married.

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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Harris

Todays family history in honor of member:
Patrick Harris,(above)

Related Spellings of the Name
Fitz Harris, Harrison, Harrise

Varient Spelling Groups: 828, 829, 1245
From The Guide to the Various Spellings of Irish Family Names
http://www.irishroots.com/id4918.htm

History of the Name
Families of the name of Harris are usually of foreign extraction
in Ireland.  Most were planter families of English heritage.  Milesian
families gives the name as one of Limerick and Tipperary arriving
in 1642 in England.  The census of 1659 finds the name in Limerick,
Dublin, Antrim and Cork.  In more modern times the 1890 index
finds the name in Dublin, Cork and Antrim.  Harrihy has been given
as a related spelling on occasion.
One pedigree of Harris of Devonshire England, shows one of the
family who died at Cahirenony, Co. Cork in 1636, and who was
buried at Kilcredan, Co. Cork.

copyright 2010, IGF, based in part upon
The Book of Irish Families, great and small
http://www.irishroots.com/id4098.htm

Irish Family Coats of Arms From the Irish Book of Arms
A Brief search in that work shows:
http://www.irishroots.com/id4861.htm

1)  Not given in the Irish Book of Arms.
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Coming Up Later in this episode:
Byrne family tied to big genetic mutation….
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The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name 100 times, here are a few examples:

1)   Harris in ‘King James Irish Army List’.
2)   Hugh Harris in Co. Armagh, Ireland, genealogy & familly history notes
3)   T. Harris in Co. Monaghan, Ireland, genealogy & family history notes
4)   Wm. Harrise in Co. Tyrone, Ireland, genealogy & family history notes.
5)   N. Harris in Irish Families on the California Trail
6)   Harris’s Hibernica in Annals of Ireland by the 4 Masters
7)   Harris in ‘The Fall of Irish Chiefs and Clans’

You can use this free index to search for your family name:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/21/45/
Remember to leave off the Mac or O when typing your name.
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Around the World, in Irish Ways.
The Web Page and Video of the Month.

1)   What one Harris Family Does in its spare time in Ireland. (Video)
Sort of a one car demolition derby I think….
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=556vnRsTOgU

2)   The Flight of the Earls  (Fall of Irish Chiefs..)   (Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BD4vKn99m98

3)  Clare County Library, genealogy section (web page)
http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclare/genealogy/genealog.htm

4)  1901 and 1922 census online, next 1926 ?  An Irishmans Diary
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2011/0103/1224286666643.html

see also our Irish Video Shorts at:
http://www.irishroots.com/irishvideo/rss.xml
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Curious News and Notes, From Ireland today

1)  The Council of Irish Genealogical Organisations has given and award
of excellence to the County Clare County Library in Ireland and I agree.

2)  Charles Byrne was a true Irish Giant, tied to a genetic mutation d.1783.
http://dnanews.org/irish-giant-charles-byrne-1761-1783-dna-anomaly/

3)  Beaver Island, Michigan has an Irish heritage, tied to Arranmore
Island in County Donegal, Ireland.  Charlie O’Donnell was among the
first and they spoke in Irish, and song was plentiful.
http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/Notre-Dame-Professor-leads-study-into-Beaver-Islands-Irish-heritage-113260139.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

4)  Restored Irish Records Index 1500 – 1920.
Results of the government call for public to donate records after destruction.
Parish registers, pedigrees, histories, probate and court records, etc…
http://www.lineages.co.uk/2011/01/12/irish-records-index-1500-1920-6/

5)   John Fitzgerald part of early Irish in New Zealand, which was 15% Irish …
http://www.irish-genealogy.com/new-zealand-irish-genealogy-history.php
Shout out to NZgenealogy on Twiitter.

6)   Royal College of Physicians of Ireland archive launched.
Searchable database.
http://scottishancestry.blogspot.com/2011/01/irish-physicians-catalogue-goes-online.html
Shout out to ChrisMPaton on Twitter.

7) The Irish Cultural Center of Phoenix Arizona is very active.  You might
want to check out the web page.  Includes Celtic Studies and Academy.
http://www.azirish.org/

…….So end the notes from the Irish Hedge Row today.
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Among Todays Shownotes:

1)   Family of the Day:  Hayes
2)   Irish County of the Month: County Clare
3)   Searching For: Kirkpatrick, Smith, Walsh
4)   Curious News:  O’Regan and Holmes age well…
5)   Video of the Month: Meath: where Halloween began
6)   Curious Note:  Two Irishmen on Chile stamps…
7)   One minute podcast:  Red is the Rose (song)

Irish Family History and Genealogy
with curious news and notes from Ireland.
From the Irish Roots Cafe at www.Irishroots.com

We have three types of podcasts:
1) Free for all  2) archived (fee)  3) Members only podcasts

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
Sources:                            15:30
Websites of the Week:        16:30
Curious News and Notes:   18:30

Total Time: 25:50
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Our Enhanced Irish Family History podcast with photos and
links can be found at:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/103/156/

Our Regular Irish Family History podcast is found at:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/97/144/
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Notes This Week:
What’s happening today at the Irish Roots Cafe

1) Let see, Saturday is the Music Masters workshop at the
Irish Museum in KC at Union Station, so come on down if
you can, learn an instrument or a song !

2)  The National Archives here continues to have programs
to help Family researchers and genealogists, and they have
a great group of volunteers to help anytime you might drop
in… they are in the building next to Union Station in
downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Check them out !

3)  Kennys.ie is the web page for Kennys Bookstore in Galway.
They have been around awhile and are active on the web at:
http://www.kennys.ie
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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 last weeks Irish Song Podcast:
Red is the Rose by Karen.
Plus a little note on different versions of the song…

For more podcasts like todays sample extract, go to:

Irish Family History:    http://www.irishroots.com/podcast/rss.xml
Photo Enhanced version: http://www.irishroots.com/podcasten/rss.xml
Irish in America:            http://www.irishroots.com/podcast2/rss.xml
Irish Song /recitation:    http://www.irishroots.com/podcast3/rss.xml
Irish Video Shorts:         http://www.irishroots.com/irishvideo/rss.xml
Irish Hedge Row History:  http://www.irishroots.com/podcast4/rss.xml
Hello Fada, notes on the Irish language:
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Books of the Month:

1)  Families of County Clare, Ireland (Hardbound)
For picture and detailed information go to:
http://www.irishroots.com/id4985.htm

We have covered lists of families in Clare from this book
earlier. Here are a few more extracts from the Clare Book:
The Viking Era
We have early records of Viking raids from Scandinavia which
included landings at Galway Bay on the north of Clare and up
the Shannon River into Limerick in the south of the county.
Clare formed in 1565
When the new geographical division called ‘Co. Clare’ was
formed in 1565, it would hold most of the territory earlier known
as Thomand.  In earlier times the territory of Thomand was
larger than Co. Clare, containing major parts of Co. Limerick
and Co. Tipperary, running to the borders of Kilkenny and
Queens County.  The exact boundaries were somewhat flexible,
rising and falling with the fortunes of the families of Thomand.
Location
Co. Clare is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, and
by Lough Derg and the Shannon river on the east and south.
It is thus separated from Tipperary, Limerick and Kerry.  These
natural barriers would become a part of the reason Clare
remained independent for so long.  They also give Clare a
flavor of its own.
Links to Surrounds
It is not surprising to find links between the families of Limerick, Tipperary and Clare.  Because of the close geography and
because of a shared history within the kingdom of Thomand.
In the 17th century we find Irish from all over Ireland ‘invited’
into Clare.  For example, dispossessed Irish in nearby Co. Kerry
were given rights to settle in the barony of the Burren in Co. Clare.
(see map for examples).

Six ancient cantreds of Thomand are sometimes given as:
(1) Hy Lochlean (O’Lochlainns territory),
(2) Ibh Caisin (Ibrickane- patrimony of the O’Briens),
(3) Hy Garman (Moyarta),
(4) Clan Cuilean (Clonderlaw, patrimony of …….. end of extract

2) The second book I have put together on County Clare is:
County Clare, Ireland. Genealogy and Family History Notes.
including Illustrations and Extracts
Cliffs of Moher A-2
Clare Records A-8
Surname Map: McNamara C-28
http://www.irishroots.com/id4874.htm

3) You might also be interested in:
The Houses of Clare by Weir, which traces occupants of houses
in Clare back a ways.

4) The History of Clare by White.

5) The History of Clare by Frost.
First introduced to me as a ‘chilling’ subject in Dublin Castle
back in 1980, and it took a few moments for me to get the play
on words, as I was one ‘serious’ researcher at the time.
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The secret of 400 millionaires in Ireland ?
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Time to raise our eyes skywards, give thanks, and  ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1) Terence J. Lyons of Aitkenvale, Queensland, Australia
your Irish Book of Arms has shipped

2) Sharon Dyanne Zimmerman your Irish Families book has
shipped, and welcome as a new member searching for:
Kirkpatrick and Smith

3) Jason McGrath of Chicago, IL, your County Tyrone genealogy
book has shipped !

4) William T. Lerch of Chico, CA welcome as a new member.
Catherine Walsh b. 1853 approx., We believe from Co. Clare
and came to the U.S. around 1877.

5) Kim Clancy of Temecula, CA, your Families of County Kerry
has shipped !

6) Paul Rogers of Mountain View, CA. your many books on
Irish Genealogy have shipped !

7) Maureen Miller of Stafford, VA your Meath and Westmeath
genealogy book has shipped !

Check out our online search list at:

http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/21/45/

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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Hayes

Todays family history in honor of member:
Brendan Hayes of Fort Worth, Texas, searching in Co. Clare

Related Spellings of the Name

Hays, Haze, O’Hea, Heys, Hoy, Hea, O’Hugh, Heas

Varient Spelling Groups: #848  #1669  #2396
From The Guide to the Various Spellings of Irish Family Names
http://www.irishroots.com/id4918.htm

History of the Name

There are several unrelated families of the Hayes name found in
Ireland.   The older Irish name of O’Hea has often been changed
to Hayes, and Woulfe gives over 10 families who changed from
the older O’hAoda to O’Hea and Hayes.  O’Hea itself remained
as the main spelling in Co. Cork, but Hayes is also most often
found in that county in the 1890 index.
Keatings History finds the O’Heas as chiefs of Pobble O’Hea in
the barony of Carberry in Cork.  Further, “O’Haodha, O’Hea or
Hayes” was found as chief of Musgraidhe Luachra, which lay
between Kilmallock and Ardpatrick, in the barony of Coshlee in
Co. Limerick……partial extract from The Book of Irish Families….
In the 17th century both Hea and O’Hea were principal names
in Clare, and found in Cork, Limerick, Kerry, Tipperary and
Waterford…..partial extract from the Book of Irish Families….

copyright 2010, IGF, based in part upon
The Book of Irish Families, great and small
http://www.irishroots.com/id4098.htm

Irish Family Coats of Arms From the Irish Book of Arms
A Brief search in that work shows:
http://www.irishroots.com/id4861.htm

1)    O’Hea is given in the Irish Book of Arms, on the shield appears
a sword with a serpent entwined upon it.
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Coming Up Later in this episode:
Surprising popularity of Halloween this year exceeds expectations !
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The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name Hayes 78  times, here are a few examples:

1)   O’Hayes in the Co. Meath and Westmeath genealogy notes…
2)   de Hayes in Irish Names and Surnames by Woulfe.
3)   Hayes in the ‘Families of County Clare, Ireland’
4)   R. Hayes in Co. Kildare Genealogy & family history notes
5)   D. Hayes and Hayes Park in ‘Irish Families on the California Trail’.
6)   A. Hayes in Special Census of Ireland: Pynnars Survey
7)   R. Hayes in ‘Missouri Irish’ the original history book.

You can use this free index to search for your family name:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/21/45/
Remember to leave off the Mac or O when typing your name.
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Around the World, in Irish Ways.
The Web Page and Video of the Month.

1)   The Hayes of Dublin, webisode #8. Park Lawn Cemetery,
Toronto. video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dabfsWhjqYo

2)   Blue Shark Fishing in Ireland – video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1PniYh99pI

3)  Spirits of Meath Halloween Festival. Where Halloween Began
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVsRZC-JGrA

4) Doolan County Clare, Ireland, set to Irish pipes, oceanside
and of course, this is O’Loughlin country…..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dz76_eqRM7s

see also our Irish Video Shorts at:
http://www.irishroots.com/irishvideo/rss.xml
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Curious News and Notes, From Ireland today

1)  Pumpkins on the rise ! Halloween keeps growing in popularity
each year in Ireland, but pumpkin demand caught all by surprise
this year, with one retailer selling over 52,000 of them !  Fireworks
seem to be popular too – not so in the U.S. I think.
http://www.independent.ie/national-news/halloween-horror-as-pumpkins-flying-out-the-door-2400558.html

2)  Chile honors two patriots that originally came from Ireland:
Bernardo O’Higgins whose father was of Sligo, and is known as
the countries founding father; and John (Juan McKenna) born in Monaghan and served as commandant general of the Chilean army.

Stamps for the Irish in Chile
Chile issued 86 cent stamps in their honor, two stamps, with each
man dressed out in full military regalia !  Both men had to obtain education in Spain, as it was not available to them in Ireland,
which led to the Chile connection !
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/1029/1224282235087.html

3)  100 year old Mr. Archie Holmes gives recipe for long life,
giving 3 things:
a) A fair bit of chocolate
b) gardening
c) singing (once he starts – you cannot stop him !)
He came from Laois in 1957, settling in Wellington, New Zealand.

4)  A recent Dublin Web Conference drew some of the biggest
names in tech !
The Founders of YouTube; Twitter; and Skype were in attendance….
http://www.theirishworld.com/article.asp?SubSection_Id=2&Article_Id=16259

5)   Kay O’Regan, at age 74, completed her 100th marathon
in 4hrs. 25 minutes.
http://www.theirishworld.com/article.asp?SubSection_Id=2&Article_Id=16259

6)   AT least 40 kinds of ‘shark’ swim off of Irelands shores !
I wonder if they gave the Vikings any trouble ?
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/sciencetoday/2010/1028/1224282134552.html

7)  The 400th person to become a millionaire in Ireland
national lottery is: (anonymous).
Over 16 million Euro, and the winnings are tax free !
He purchased the ticket in Ballinasloe, County Galway.
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2010/1027/breaking58.html?via=mr

…….So end the notes from the Irish Hedge Row today.
You can see the entire series at www.Irishroots.com.
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About Your Host
Mike O’Laughlin
Mike descends from the O’Loughlins of Kilfenora, County Clare,
and the O’Donahues of Glenflesk, County Kerry. He also bears
Sullivan, Buckley, Kilmartin, Llewellyn and Kelliher roots.

A one of a kind resource, he is the most published author in
his field, including books; newsletters; podcasts; and videos.

His books, publications, and podcasts are found at:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/18/133/
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