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Show 206 Today at the Irish Roots Cafe:

1)  Scarce Name of the Day: Rock
2)  Searching: Calvey, O’Hare, McCord, Jackson
3)  County of the Month: County Derry, Ireland
4)  Song of the Day: Were you at the Rock ?
5)  News: Irish Genealogy record updates
6)  Curious: Facebook reconnects after 20 yrs.
7)   Top 4 Christmas Foods of the Irish people.
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This week at the Cafe:

1)  So busy, and glad to be alive but sometimes….
Our Sean Nós song practice is going well and it
looks like we now have one more in the area in
training. that makes 3 or 4 in a city of 1 million+ ?

2) On the frustrating side, my guaranteed monthly
rate on my health insurance policy, is paid every
month for decades.  The day before Thanksgiving
I get a notice that they are canceling the policy by
leaving the state.  Excuse me, we had a contract
which I lived up to for years and years… and they
are still in business elsewhere.  I don’t expect
any help from government regulators, as they likely
want to become my insurance company (against
my will !).  Glad to get that off my chest….

3) Suzanne called our message line and asked when
we might do a podcast on the name ‘Cronnelly’.
We normally do the Name of the Week according
to what members are researching, so eventually
it will come up.  We of course, do publish a book
by a ‘Cronnelly’, I believe it’s the history of the
families of the Clanna Rory…available immediately!
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Coming Up:
Which 4 foods are tops for Christmas in Ireland ?
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“Oh father dear, I oft times hear, you speak of
Erins Isle, her valleys green, her lofty scenes,
her mountains rude and wild.. so why did you
abandon it – the reason do me tell”.- Skibeereen

Coming Up Later :
Lost U.S. item washes up on Kerry Beach
20 years later !  How they found the owner….

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Book of the Month:
County Derry Genealogy and Family History…
To Order, or For More Information go to:
http://www.irishroots.com/id4675.htm

What this book does
This work includes copies of
actual records (some worn, torn and faded), from
the IGF Library. It also includes rough sketches of f
amily coats of arms and notes from centuries past -
seldom found elsewhere. The resources provided
here will help research any family in the county,
including old Irish families, and settler families from
England, Scotland, Wales and the continent. This
book is a hands on guide for finding your family in
Derry – some family history is included – but it is
not a gigantic collection of family histories . (For
that see ‘The Book of Irish Families, great & small’,
the first book in the Irish Families series.)

The Irish Families Project for Derry
“County Derry Genealogy and Family History Notes”,
volume 13 in the series, expands upon that coverage
with added families and new resources just for Derry.
(In this way both books can work together as a set if
desired, or they may be used independently.)

Most Numerous Families
Among the most numerous families
here in the 19th century were:
Doherty, Dougherty, Daugherty,
McLaughlin, McLoughlin, Laughlin,
Kelly, Kelley, Kellie,
Bradley, Bradly, Bradely,
Browne, Brown (Broune),
McCloskey, MacCluskey, MacClosky,
Campbell, Cambell ,Camble,
Mullan ,Mullen, Mallen,
Smith, Smythe, Smithe,
O’Neill, Neale , O’Neil,
Kane, Kaine, Caine,
Moore, More, Moor,
Gallagher, Gallaher, Galagher.. .

Other noted families of Derry included O’Donnell,
Hegarty, McGurk, Gilligan and Colgan. Major towns
included Derry City or Londonderry town;
Coleraine; Portstewart; Limavady and Magherafelt

Table of Contents includes:
List of Books, ISBN data.
Families of Derry, from Keatings History..

P a r t O n e
Introduction to Sources; Birth Index.
National Resource List .
Local Resource List..
Names in the county

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Coats of Arms and Genealogical Notes.
Arms connected in some way to the county,
as taken from the Irish Book of Arms. The
original listings provide specific locations for
families, and clues for future research. Among
the families in this section with rough sketches
of coats of arms are O’Cahan; MacLoughlin or
McLoghlin; Alexander; Barnard the Bishop of
Derry; Henry Barry, Governor of Derry; John
Bateman the Baron of Kilmore; Beresford -
Ash of Ashbrook; Boyle of Limavady;
McCausland of Drenagh; Clark of Largantogher;
Galt of Ballysally; Thomas North Graves of
Gravesend; William Hanger, the Lord Coleraine;
Henry Hare, Baron; F. Hervey; Ogilby of Dungiven;
Thomas Pitt, Baron of Londonderry; Scott of
Willsboro; Philip Smyth, Dean of Derry; and
Robert Stewart the Earl of Londonderry.

P a r t T h r e e
The complete existing returns from the ‘census’
of 1659, also showing the methods of spelling
family names and place names in the city and
county of Londonderry…

P a r t F o u r
Finding Locations..
County Map.
Index of Place Names, ancient & modern. A sampling
of place names to assist in finding locations in the
county, as taken from the Master Book of Irish
Placenames. This list includes modern parish names
and townland names.

Parish Names in County Derry
The parish is an important subdivision of the county.
Parish records can be vital to research in the county.
The following modern parishes are listed as in Co.
Derry in this work: …………

Several old townlands are listed here as well…..

Keep in mind the spelling of townlands and parishes
can change over time. Be flexible in your research
when looking for these names.

(end of review for County Derry Genealogy..)
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Raise our eyes skywards,
give thanks, & ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1) Coletta Sayer of Houston, TX, welcome as
a member search: Mary & Thomas Calvey married
around 1869 in Tullagh; settled in Claggan,
County Mayo; Masterson did a history of Irish in
Cleveland from County Mayo. I’d like to buy a copy
or have access to one

2) Cornelia G. O’Hare of Holyoke, MA welcome as a
gold member and your free birth index is on the way !
WILLIAM O’HARE, B.CA 1859 D1929 HOLYOKE MA
M’CATHERINE GILBOY 1884 IN  HOL MA SON OF
JOHN/MARY HEVRAN/HEFFRON/HEFFERON OF
MAYO CANNOT FIND OUT INFO ON B/M/D  ALSO
WILLIAM IS SAID TO HAVE TRAVELED TO
AUSTRAILA PRIOR TO COMINING TO US IN 1881
1882  CANNOT FIND IMMIGRATIONNFORMATION…
2 SISTERS ROSE OHARE BRENNAN M IN WI.
LIVED IN HOLYOKE/MARY OHARE KANE M IN
HOL/LIVED IN WI  NEWS OS  SBLINGS WAS
DISCOVERED IN AN OBIT OF WILLIAM OH,
( note: it is better if you do not type in all caps)

3) Rick Reynolds of Bowling Green, Ohio,
your ‘Families of the Clanna Rory or
Rudricians in Ireland’ has shipped !

4) Richard J. O’Dowd of Bradenton, FL,
Welcome as a new member ! Searching O’Dowd
and Mugan links to KC history.

5) Kiki and Friends of Gilbert, AZ, welcome
new member!
Looking for info on my ancestors in Tyrone.
McCord, Campbell, Scott

6) Welcome new member Johnie E. Jackson of
Colorado Springs, CO.. Searching: Ancestor of
Anthony Jackson, early Quaker. Helped to
establish first Meeting in Lurgan in 1654

7) Julie Bradshaw of Rosslyn, Australia welcome
as a new member !

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The Family Song
“Three weeks ago last Tuesday, I left me home in
Cork, to find me uncle Johnny Rock
a livin’ in New York……”
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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Rock

Todays family history in honor of :
John Rock of AZ.

Related Spellings: Roch, Rock, Rocke, Roach,
Rockford, Carrick, Craig, Cregg, Carrigh…

Varient Spelling Groups: 248, 1802
‘Guide to Various Spellings of Irish Family Names’
http://www.irishroots.com/id4918.htm

History of the Name

Rock is not in itself an Irish name, but may come
from several origins.  Roach is a name which comes
from the French meaning ‘of the Rock’, and has been
in Ireland since the 12th century.  Note old placenames
recorded, such as ‘Rock’ in County Wexford; Rockville
in Roscommon and Rockstown Castle in Limerick as
given in the Irish Book of Arms.

Translations
Other names can be translated into the English
name of ‘Rock’. This is the case for the Irish ‘Carrick’ or
‘Carraig’, etc.. which can be translated to ‘Rock’.

Records
Though not numerous in Ireland, ‘Rock’ is recorded in
the 1659 census and in the 1890 birth index. It is
also a principal name in Kilkenny in the 17th century.
James and Mary Rock are given in our ‘Names of Irish
Passengers to America’ in the early 19th century. One
‘Andrew Rock’ is also given in the ‘Families of County
Dublin, Ireland’

copyright 2011, IGF, based in part upon
The Book of Irish Families, great and small
http://www.irishroots.com/id4098.htm
or Surnames of Ireland by Kneafsey at:
http://www.irishroots.com/id4977.htm

Irish Coats of Arms From the Irish Book of Arms

http://www.irishroots.com/id4861.htm

A Brief search of the above work shows:

1) No arms illustrated for the name of Rock.
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Shows the name 27 times, including:

1)  J. Rocke in Kings/ Queens Co. Ireland genealogy
2)  Rock in ‘Names of Irish Passengers to America’.
3)  Rock in The Families of County Dublin, Ireland’
4)  Rock in the 1659 Census of Ireland
5)  Rock in the Birth Index of Ireland

Our free index to search for your family name:
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Curious News and Notes from around the world:

( Links to each item below are found on our blog)

1) Video of the Day: A drive through Dungiven,
County Derry, Ireland, set to music.
http://youtu.be/xl4sCJpz9to

2) Web Page: Newest Irish Genealogy Records
http://irish-genealogy-news.blogspot.com/2011/12/recent-additions-to-igp-archives.html

3) Irish spend less this Christmas, no credit cards.
http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/survey-irish-people-to-spend-less-this-christmas-530665.html

4) Song Video of the Day: Were You at The Rock ?
The song, plus an historical explanation.
Code from the days when religion was forbidden.
http://youtu.be/Je3GoZw1W3w

5) Mild Autumn brings snow to Ireland.
(see also Freezing Ireland page on Facebook !)
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/severe-weather-warning-as-northern-ireland-hit-by-snow-chaos-16086664.html

6) Rosemary Hill from Waterville, Co. Kerry
found a lobster pot I.D. tag on the beach. It
was lost when violent storms hit New England in
1991.  It traveled some 3,000 miles from
Cohasset to the beach in Ireland. Owner Richard
Figueiredo has now been contacted via Facebook.
……….. hmm works for genealogy too !
http://thedailyedge.thejournal.ie/lobster-pot-id-tag-lost-20-years-ago-washes-up-3000-miles-away-in-kerry-295603-Dec2011/

7) Top Irish Christmas Foods surveyed:
(28%) Turkey;  (16%) Stuffing;  (15%) Ham;
(12%) Mince Pies.
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/1203/1224308527174.html

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Show 183 at the Irish Roots Cafe:
Among Todays Topics:

1)   Family of the Day:  Stewart
2)   Irish County of the Month: Londonderry, Derry
3)   Searching For: Tarper, Joyce, Acheson, Hart
4)   Curious News: How many Irish outhouses are there ?
5)   Web Page of the Month: Northern Ireland links
6)   Curious Note: Irelands most dangerous bridge.
7)   One minute podcast:  A Hedge School Lesson

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From the Hedge School at the Irish Roots Cafe

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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Notes This Week:
What’s happening today at the Irish Roots Cafe

1) The big news here at the Cafe is that we are preparing to
launch our Irish Hedge School concept.  If you are a member
of the Irish Roots Cafe / Genealogical Foundation you will
automatically be a member of the Hedge School.  A lot of things
will be moving to the Hedge school area, and we will be
expanding.
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So – Join up now and have some fun along with the rest of us.
We need your support, don’t you know !
Here is our membership/enrollment link.  Remember you’ll
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One membership for everything…. and of course we will
keep our Free Pages open for those who might not have heard
about us, or those who just cannot afford my hedge school….

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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 Hedge School History Lessons:
Episode # 13: The rise and fall of Bardic Schools of Ireland,
leading to the rise of the Hedge Schools.

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Irish Video Shorts:  http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/104/157/
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Books of the Month:

Book 1)
County Derry (Londonderry), Ireland genealogy & family history book
http://www.irishroots.com/id4675.htm   volume 13 of the series.

Excerpt from the above book is below:
P a r t T w o
Coats of Arms and Genealogical Notes.
Arms connected in some way to the county, as taken from
the Irish Book of Arms. The original listings provide specific
locations for families, and clues for future research. Among
the families in this section with rough sketches of coats of
arms are O’Cahan; MacLoughlin or McLoghlin; Alexander;
Barnard the Bishop of Derry; Henry Barry, Governor of Derry;
John Bateman the Baron of Kilmore; Beresford – Ash of
Ashbrook; Boyle of Limavady; McCausland of Drenagh;
Clark of Largantogher; Galt of Ballysally; Thomas North Graves
of Gravesend; William Hanger, the Lord Coleraine; Henry Hare,
Baron; F. Hervey; Ogilby of Dungiven; Thomas Pitt, Baron of
Londonderry; Scott of Willsboro; Philip Smyth, Dean of Derry;
and Robert Stewart the Earl of Londonderry.

P a r t T h r e e
The complete existing returns from the ‘census’ of 1659, also
showing the methods of spelling family names and place names
in the city and county of Londonderry. Various streets are given
with first and last names of residents. As an example, one street
gives Robert Truman; Henry Osborne; John Gifford; Robert
Houston and Samuell Norman, gentlemen, Thomas Burke Esq.,
Robert Carter, collector of ye Cosomehouse. As this census is
subdivided by barony, a list of the principal surnames in each
barony is given as well, i.e. in the city of Londonderry
O Doghertye, McLaughlin, and Whyte are given, along with a
count of persons for each name. The baronies included are
Terkerin; Kenaght; Loghinsholin; Colraine (Coleraine). Please
note that the spelling of places and parishes here have changed
over time.
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Book 2)
“Londonderry Lands and Families”, Including Irish, Scots Irish,
& English settlers from 1609 and later.
http://www.irishroots.com/id4454.htm

“A record of the events as they happened, the infamous Londoners’
plantation and settlement here. Irish septs misplaced lands and the
misdeeds of some who took the land…”Hardbound volume, also
available as part of the ‘Conquest of Ireland’ set.

Here is an excerpt describing this book:

Settling in Ireland
This book tells the story of the Londoners coming to settle in Ireland.
The settlement included the lands of: Loughinsholin, which had
previously belonged to Tyrone; the old county of Coleraine which
had belonged to OCahane; a small portion of the county of Donegal,
including the island on which the city of Derry stood; and a small
portion of County Antrim adjoining Coleraine. These were handed
over to twelve London companies for plantation … and united to
form the the present county of Londonderry (Derry).

Fall of Local Chieftains
The chief early Irish septs of this area were the OCahanes (Cahan or
Kane), the OMullanes (Mullens or Mullins), the Magilliganes (Gilligan),
and the McCloskies (McClusky).(See book index for full listings).
The background of the various Irish septs are given with notes on
their status at that time. Important notes on persons and names are
also given. For example, O’Cahan is found ridiculously translated as
‘Quyvally’; the story of how John O’Reilly became the ‘Queens’ O’Reilly;
Mr. Canning we are told, had a wife named Anne who was the
daughter of Gilbert Walker, of Walford, in Worcester, and they had
three sons, and so on… Here we also find footnotes to the text,
telling us that Tristam Beresford was one of seven sons of Michael
Beresford and Rose Knevitt, from the parish of Westram in the
County of Kent. The footnotes go beyond these kinds of notes, into
everyday
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Coming Up:
Irelands most dangerous ‘rope bridge’ !
St. Patricks Day in Dublin already begun…
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Time to raise our eyes skywards, give thanks, and  ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1) Welcome new member Thomas E. Tarpy of Lancaster, NY
searching for Tarpy.

2) Member Kathleen Fulcher, your Irish Families, great & small
book has shipped !  (searching Conlon and Joyce)

3) Welcome renewing member Ruth Stewart Narancic of
Creston CA., looking for Stewarts and Achesons in N. Ireland,
and Hines in Southern Ireland.

4) Welcome new member Jeanne Petersen of Agoura Hills, CA,
Searching the Hart family from Ireland. My gr-grandfather was
Richard Hart and he married Lucinda Cassidy. Would like
more on Cassidy name as well.

5) Rick Scott of Massena, NY, your County Meath genealogy
book has shipped !

6)  Alice Edwards of Bolivar, PA, your Co. Tipperary genealogy
book has shipped !

7) Norena A. Hale of Plymouth, MN, your Co. Antrim genealogy
book has shipped !

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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Stewart

Todays family history in honor of member:
Ruth Stewart Narancic of Creston CA., looking for Stewarts
and Achesons in N. Ireland, & Hines in Southern Ireland.

Related Spellings of the Name
Stuart, Steward, Steuart

Varient Spelling Groups: #1925, #1933, #
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 Stewart, etc.. in Ireland are assumed
to be of Scottish origins unless known otherwise.  It is among
the top 10 names of Scotland, and is therefore a settler name
in the north of Ireland in the province of Ulster.  Stewart ranks
as among the top 60 surnames of Ireland as well.
The 1890 birth index gives 255 births of the name in counties
Antrim, Down, Londonderry, Donegal and Tyrone….etc..
A book of interest here is “Genealogical and Historical Sketch of
the Stuarts of Castle Stuart in Ireland”, by Andrew G. Stuart,
Edinburgh, 1954.

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) Arms for Stewart are found in our edition of the Irish book of Arms.
We have 8 listings in that book with several arms illustrated. These
include those found in Londonderry, Donegal, Tyrone, and Dublin.
Lions and crowns seem to be common here….
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Coming Up Later in this episode:
Counting Irish Outhouses….
Linen Hall Library online……
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The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name multiple times, here are a few examples:

1)  Capt. Stewarts Irish Brigade. JAIHS v7.
2)   Stewart in ‘Surnames of Ireland’ with 200 family name maps.
3)   Castle Stewart in Co. Tyrone Genealogy and Family History notes
4)   Stewart in the ‘Names of Irish Passengers to America’ book.
5)   Andrew. Henry, James and Lt. Col. Robert Stewart in Co. Tyrone,
Ireland, genealogy and family history
6)   Stewart Arms in ‘Families of County Donegal, Ireland’
7)   Stewarts fort in ‘Names in the Land Grants’ of Ireland.

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)   Charles Stewart Parnell – The Uncrowned King of Ireland – Kitty O’Shea
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vv9ApTtb1fg

2)   A Drive around Derry City, Ireland
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKWWJog-Hbk

3)  The Plantation & the City Walls in Derry
First planned city in (Northern) Ireland.
( comments disabled on YouTube – as you might expect )
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sIR_BSvTfM&feature=related

4) County Derry and N. Ireland genealogy links
http://www.cyndislist.com/nir-ldy.htm

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)   Carrick-a-Rede a fearful rope bridge for tourists and all.
The only offshore island to be reached by ‘fearfull’ rope bridge.
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/environment/walk-of-the-week-is-it-a-rope-bridge-too-far-at-carrickarede-15096889.html

2)  This years St. Patricks Day in Dublin has already begun.
They have launched ‘St. Patricks Festival 2011’ which runs from
March 16 – 20th.  The theme is a short story by Roddy Doyle called
‘Brilliant’.  Irelands literary heritage will be celebrated – which is a
grand idea I think.  We need balance don’t you know….
http://www.stpatricksfestival.ie/index.php/home/news/brilliant_st._patricks_festival_2011_will_be_a_spectacular_celebration_of_i

3)  Outhouses are still the norm for some 12,000 in Ireland, according
to a 2009 survey. Those without a bath or shower number twice as
many…. hmmm… how does that figure ??  Now, the house I am in
now had two outhouses when I was a boy, but no longer thanks
be to the power that be.  But, it has no been that long ago…
and everyone in Spain has an indoor toliet says the survey….
http://www.examiner.ie/ireland/12000-people-live-in-houses-with-no-indoor-flushing-toilet-146321.html

I Saw it on Twitter:
4)  Linen Hall’s maps and images now online
Postcards, Maps, Cartoons
http://irish-genealogy-news.blogspot.com/2011/02/linen-halls-maps-and-images-now-online.html?spref=tw

5)   The Battle of Vinegar Hill Australia’s Irish Rebellion, 1804
http://www.gouldgenealogy.com/2011/02/highlight-the-battle-of-vinegar-hill-australias-irish-rebellion-1804/

6)  Voices of the Past interviewed me recently.
About sharing family history through new media along with my history.
Here is the page for the audio interview and a written version as well.
http://www.voicesofthepast.org/2011/01/13/mike-olaughlin-of-the-irish-roots-cafe-talks-about-discovering-shared-family-history-through-new-media/

…….So end the notes from the Irish Hedge Row today.
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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
his field, including books; newsletters; podcasts; and videos.

His books, publications, and podcasts are found at:
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