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Irish Family History Show 188
Among Todays Topics at the Irish Roots Cafe:

1)   Family of the Day: Rowan
2)   Irish CD of the Month:  Irish Song, Dance, Recitation
3)   Searching For: Millard, Phelan, Lowry, Adams
4)   Curious News:  Disease saves Titanic passengers
5)   Web Page of the Month:  Maureen O’Hara
6)   Navy Hero inspires ‘Warship Murphy’ & launching
7)   New Irish site with 4 million records !

Listen to all of our podcasts at www.Irishroots.com
We have three types of podcasts:
1) Free for all  2) archived (fee)  3) Members only podcasts
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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

This Weeks Audio Timeline

Todays Topics:                    1:00
Notes from Mike:                 2:00
One Minute Podcast:           4:00
CD of the Month:
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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Notes This Week:
What’s happening today at the Irish Roots Cafe

1)  Number 5 of the 6 CD’s in our Irish Masters CD program
is due in this week !  It has songs and commentary, and
notes on Irish dance history in the U.S..  The next and
last to the set will be Irish Genealogy & family history by
yours truly.

2)  In the line-up we also have a CD of Irish recitations for
next season.  Taking applications now from all continents,
if you have a recitation, story or the like memorized.

3)  Here is a note from Ed, looking for info on the name
Staerett. His gr gr grandmother was named Janet b. @ 1848,
and cannot find anything on the name….  I checked the
spelling quickly and saw that the common spellings were
more often Starat(t) and Starett and that shows up in
Donegal in my records.  If you have addtional info, pass it
on !
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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
Irish Song and recitation CD

http://web.mac.com/irishpat/IrishRootsCafe/CD_DVD.html

This CD also contains:

– A Nation Once Again   (song)
– Óró, Sé do Bheatha…  (as gaeilge)
– Micheál Mór                 (recitation)
– Danny Boy                    (song)
– Irish Dance History       (commentary)

– Leaving of Limerick        (song)
– Sadhbh Ní  Bhruin…       (as gaeilge)
– Ar Bhruacha Na Laoi  (as gaeilge)
– Over the Mountain      (Sean Nós style)
– A Soldiers Song           (song – Irish and English)

with Peter Reilly Adams:
Peneleapaí:  Michael Collier;  Maria Morton;
Mike O’Laughlin;  Renata Rua

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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Coming Up:
These Irish saved from Titanic by what misfortune ?
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Time to raise our eyes skywards, give thanks, and  ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1)  Bernard Keilty of Milford, CT, your Annals of Ireland and the
Irish Book of Arms have shipped !

2) Sharlene A. Flynn of Cedar Rapids, IA welcome as a Gold
Member and your free passenger list has shipped !

3) Rev. Dennis F. Millard, of Douglasville, PA, welcome as a new
member.  My gr grandfather: b. Aug 3, 1855 in N. Ireland, Co.
Antrim. Lived at ‘Bally’ some miles from Ballymena. Looking for
info. I have history on his parents and family.

4) Edward G. Lawrence of Aberdeen, MD, welcome as a new
full member. searching for my gr grandfather William John
Phelan, b. Kings County, Ire., Nov. 5, 1883. I have his WWII
draft card for Boston, MA. Can anyone help ?

5) Shirley Boyd Dwyer welcome as a new member, searching:
Lowry of Carricknahorna; Freeborn of Drumholm; Boyd of Corlave, Fermanagh.

6) Kevin Flood of Jacksonville, FL, Welcome as a new member !

7) Marlene Williams of Santa Clara, UT, welcome as a new
member. Charles Adams b. 1795 and Catherine Mills. Children,
and would like to contact cousins living in Ireland now. Charles
lived and owned business in Hillsbough, Down, Ireland.

Check out our online search list at:

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

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Sponsors are welcome and needed.
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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Rowan

Related Spellings of the Name
Rowane; O’Rowane; Rowantree; Rone; Roane; Ruan; Rowen

Varient Spelling Groups:   #1821, #1819
From The Guide to the Various Spellings of Irish Family Names
http://www.irishroots.com/id4918.htm

History of the Name
The Rowan family of County Antrim, given in the Irish Book of Arms,
is said to have originated in Scotland. Another branch of the name is
found in Families of Co. Kerry, Ireland after the rebellion of 1641-2.
That line is traced to a George Rowan, and several related generations
are given.
Kerry historian Jeremiah King gave Ua Robhachain as O’Rowan
anciently.
In Nothern Ireland, Pynnars Survey gives us a Mr. Rowan or Rone,
in the footnotes as well as the text.  His entry involves the
mismanagement of his land, due primarily to his death.

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)  Rowan is given and pictured in the Irish book of arms.  This branch
of the family is given centered in Co. Antrim, Ireland.
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Coming Up Later in this episode:
This Irish copyright expires next year…. what song would that be ?
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The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name 41 times, here are a few examples:

1)  Rowantree in Guide to the Spelling of Irish Family  Names.
2)  Rone as Rowan in: Special Census of Ireland: Pynnars Survey
3)  O’Rowane in Irish Names and Surnames by P. Woulfe
4)   Maj. Rowan in : The Families of County Kerry, Ireland.
5)   Hamilton Rowan in Haverty’s Irish American Almanac.
6)   Rowan in County Mayo Ireland, genealogy & family history notes.
7)   Rowan in The Milesian Families 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)   Rowan Cottage: Inch Island.  Donegal Holiday Cottage.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuGhsMBsqn4

2)   Rowan Family Genealogy Forum
http://genforum.genealogy.com/rowan/

3) Hero Michael Murphy awarded the Medal of Honour.
Mother christens Warship Murphy.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1384879/Mother-Navy-SEAL-killed-Afghanistan-christens-warship-day-wouldve-turned-35.html

4) Maureen O’Hara magazine, complete with interview too
http://www.moharamagazine.com/

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)  Maureen O’Hara delivered a polite rebuke to the Arts and Culture
minister recently.  The poor minister inferred she was ‘over 90’ years of
age.  She publicly said “ I am not over 90”  “I am 90”
http://www.examiner.ie/ireland/ohara-i-am-not-over-90-i-am-90-154025.html

2)  I was surprised when I saw the average take for first communion
in Ireland was 416 Euro.  Not bad for a child……. I think I only got
money from one far away relative and that was about $20…..
http://www.irishcultureandcustoms.com/01News/Home.html

3)  Co. Wexford launches new tourism website.  They have been
undersellling themselves it seems….
http://www.theirishworld.com/article.asp?SubSection_Id=2&Article_Id=18783

4)  Postman disappears, 10 people charged with his murder. But body
was never found….
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/weekend/2011/0507/1224296351803.html

5)  A case of chickenpox saved these Irish from boarding Titantic…
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/0507/1224296379063.html

6)  The copyright on the Irish National Anthem expires next year.
It could be replaced…. changes from soldiers to Warriors also suggested
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/frontpage/2011/0505/1224296148087.html?via=mr

7) New Irish Records Site launch, with 4 million records
including Griffiths Valuation (1847-64), various directories,
and landed estates court records.  It is a pay site.
http://www.findmypast.ie/

…….So end the notes from the Irish Hedge Row today.
You can see the entire series at www.Irishroots.com.
Advertisers and sponsors welcome.
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The Irish Roots Cafe has 7 Broadcast series & 250 episodes
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Leave a message on our Phone (816) 256-3360

Contact us for speaking engagements,
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©2010 IGF, This information is intended
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Sponsors Welcome.
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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:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/18/133/
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Learn More About the Irish Hedge School online at:
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Advance Show Notes #173
Among Todays Topics at the Irish Roots Cafe:

1)   Family of the Day:  Gibbons
2)   Irish County of the Month: Mayo
3)   Searching For: Tracy, Gibbons, Walkup, Merrymen
4)   Curious News: Bull rampages in supermarket in Ballinrobe.
5)   Video of the Month: (Mayo)  Quiet Man Museum video
6)   Curious Note: Irish Parish Registers getting a boost…
7)   One minute podcast:  May the Cat eat you and the devil….

Listen to all of our podcasts 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
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
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Notes This Week:
What’s happening today at the Irish Roots Cafe

1) Well we did show up at the Irish Music Masters workshops
Saturday. This is the 2nd year for the event and I would say
it is the best of the lot for me.  I took one session with the
fiddle and just observing; and one session with Connie Dover
on song.  All was great.

2)  Maria Morton made her world debut as a singer on last
weeks song podcast, interview and song !  She favored us
with her rendition, in Irish, of ‘Óró Se….’ perhaps one of the
best known tunes in Irish, for those trying it out in America.
and a fine job she did…..Thanks to Maria for that ! You
can find all the songs and interviews here:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/99/145/

3) We have been adding material to the web page of late.
The Hedge School page is new; and on the podcast pages we have
added a ‘ inside scoop’ link to tell you a little more. We’ll be
working on it all year.  We also have pics of all the singers
on the inside scoop page for the Song and recitation podcast
here:
http://web.mac.com/irishpat/IrishRootsCafe/Sean_Nos_Song/Sean_Nos_Song.html
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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
Hello Fada, notes for the curious on the Irish Language.
We have a (phone call) note today on an old saying in Irish, which
translated means:
“May the Cat eat you, and may the devil eat the Cat.”

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 Irish language: http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/106/159/
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We publish more Irish genealogy books than anyone in the world !

Books of the Month:

1) County Mayo, Ireland, genealogy and family history notes.
For more about this book go to:
http://www.irishroots.com/id4535.htm

Our edition of the Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters, is
the only source for the complete folding map showing the
location of Irish families, as originally compiled by Connellan.
Here are the County Mayo families shown on our Irish families
map in the Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters:
For more about this book go to:
http://www.irishroots.com/id4772.htm

(Key:  L. = Lord; B = Baron; C= Chief; P = Prince )
Barrett
Bourke, MacWm, L.
Browne, B.
Browne
Cusack (O’Cisoghe)
Fleming
Joyce
Lawless
Mac    Aveeley
Mac    Garry
Mac    Gavan
Mac    Costello
Mac    Davett
Mac    Geraeghty
Mac    Gibbon
Mac    Greal
Mac    Hale (MacCail)
Mac    Jordan, deExeter, L.
Nangle
O’    Bannan, C.
O’    Birn
O’    Bligh
O’    Brody
O’    Brogan
O’    Cahaney, C.
O’    Callaghan, C.
O’    Connegan
O’    Connellan
O’    Conor, King
O’    Conor
Mac    Nally
Mac    Nulty
Mac    Phillips
O’    Cummin
O’    Dogherty
O’    Dolan
O’    Donnell
O’    Dowd, P.
O’    Duffy
O’    Dugan
O’    Finan
O’    Finegan
O’    Flannery
O’    Flynn
O’    Gavagan
O’    Gormly
O’    Gormoge, C.
O’    Grady
O’    Hara, B.
O’    Hara, L.
O’    Higgin
O’    Kearny
O’    Keerin
O’    Kerrigan
O’    Killeen
O’    Larrissey
O’    Lavell
O’    Lennon
O’    Loghnan
O’    Loughnan
O’    Malley, L.
O’    Milford
O’    Moghan
O’    Moran
O’    Mulleeny
O’    Mulrenin
O’    Mulroy
O’    Murray, L.
O’    Quinn
O’    Roddan
O’    Ronan
O’    Rothlan
O’    Talcharan
O’    Tierney, L.
O’    Toole
Petit
Prendergast
Staunton
Synott
Taaffe, B.
Mac    Cail as MacHale

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Three Things to Remember:
We Have a Podcast (a radio show on the net, available 24/7.
We Have a Blog reader, where a computer voice reads the blog.
We Have the Blog itself, which can be read any time night or day ! __________________________________________________________
Coming Up:
Parish Registers are going to get more popular…..
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Time to raise our eyes skywards, give thanks, and  ask for help !
Here are todays “Magnificent Seven” :

1)  Welcome Thomas Tracy of Tallmadge, Ohio as a new member !
Looking for Mr. Tracy. Believe to be Bezaleel Tracy. wife was Kesia Merrymen. What family did he come from. Family to PA and
settled in Ohio.

2)  Welcome new member Joseph Gibbons of Simi Valley, CA.
Looking for Michael Gibbons and Thomas McHughs family in
County Mayo.  Your Co. Mayo genealogy book has shipped !

3)  Welcome Leland Walkup of Foley, Alabama as a new member.
Andrew Walkup of Kinkitt, Urney, Tyrone, Ireland. Found in 1820
census of PA.

4) Thomas McGuire of Chicago, IL, your Cavan book has shipped!

5)  Michael Smith of Queensbury, NY, your Irish Families shipped!

6) Marlene Earley of Warrenton, VA your Milesian Families and
1659 Irish Census, have shipped.

7) Dorothy A. Burbank of Lee, NH, your Irish Families has shipped!

Check out our online search list at:

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

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Thanks to all of our members – without you these
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– Irelands first Drive in Theatre is where ?…. coming up
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Irish Family Name of the Day:
Gibbons

Todays family history in honor of member:
Joseph Gibbons searching in Co. Mayo (above)

Related Spellings of the Name:
Fitzgibbons; Gibbonson; Gibbens; McGibbons; Gibbon, etc…

Varient Spelling Groups:
#618, 695, 2342
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 Gibbons may stem from any of several
separate origins. Some likely come from the family of Fitzgibbon,
having dropped the “Fitz” from the name.   The Book of Irish
Families, great and small, makes note of the Mayo family of
MacGibbon, also adopted by some of the Burke family !
As our Irish Roots Cafe member today is interested in Mayo,
we find Gibbon and McGibbon listed as among those on the
Mayo Book of Survey and Distribution. They are also listed
among the ‘New’ settlers in Mayo and Sligo, and again linked
to the ‘Bourke’ family.  One branch of the name is given in Erris.
They are fairly numerous in our records and our genealogy books,
being represented in many counties.

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)  Listed is Fitzgibbon, Earl of Clare, known as John Oge Fitzgibbon,
with further information.  Another link to the name is given in section
one of that book, with the arms illustrated in colour (Fitzgibbon). The
Fitzgibbon family arrived in Ireland with the Normans quite early.
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Coming Up Later in this episode:
Maureen O’Hara announces…… could it be ‘Quiet Man II’ ?
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The Free Master online index at www.Irishroots.com shows:
Listings for the name 62 times, here are a few examples:

1)   Gibbons & McGibbons: Co. Mayo genealogy and family history notes.
plus Gibbons chart.
2)   T. Gibbons: Co. Meath & Westmeath genealogy notes…
3)   MacGibbons in Annals of Ireland by the 4 Masters
4)   G. Gibbons in Co. Limerick, Ireland, genealogy and family hist…..
5)   Gibbons of Covinger: The Families of Co. Limerick
6)   John Gibbons in the Families of County Dublin, Ireland
7)   Gibbons in Families of County Cork, and others of course

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)   Bull in supermarket in Ballinrobe, County Mayo. (Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbhBmHCQ_3c

2)   The village of Cong, in County Mayo. (Quiet Man Cottage Museum)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sE5-xWsklGo

3)  County Mayo Family History Genealogy Centres (North and South)
http://mayo.irishroots.net/
To find out more about the centres, you can contact them at:
Mayo North Family Heritage Centre
Enniscoe
Castlehill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Ireland
Tel: + 353 (0) 96 31809
Fax: + 353 (0) 96 31885

South Mayo Family Research Centre
Main Street
Ballinrobe
Co Mayo
Ireland
Tel: + 353 (0) 94 954 1214
Fax: + 353 (0) 94 954 1214

4) The Gibbons Family Genealogy Forum
http://genforum.genealogy.com/gibbons/

see also our Irish Video Shorts at:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/104/157/
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Curious News and Notes, From Ireland today

1)  Irish Parish Registers are a mainstay of Irish research and they are
available at the National Library of Ireland.  They are now planning
to scan the lot of them and put them online.  So, you will be able to
read the scans of the microfilm at home instead of making the trip
to Ireland !  It is some 520 microfilms in all.  Keep your eyes open
in a year or so for the batch to be complete, according to reports:
http://www.nli.ie/en/parish-register.aspx

2)  Top Irish Studies Programs in the U.S.
Notre Dame University and Boston College top the list.
http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/Top-Irish-Studies-programs-in-North-America-103848494.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

3)  Irish Women noted as ‘professional killers’
They are entering the sniper training force, in the battle against terrorists.
I always thought they were already dangerous enough when crossed !
http://www.herald.ie/national-news/women-join-armys-professional-killers-2414019.html

4)  First ‘purpose built’ permanent Drive in Movie theatre.
170 car facility slated to open with Harry Potter.
http://www.irishcultureandcustoms.com/01News/Home.html

5)  The cliffs of Moher has been a leading spot for surfing in Ireland,
but a new wave has appeared that may surpass it, at least for awhile.
Some say they have been waiting years for it to appear…
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/1109/1224282943520.html

6)  Maureen O’Hara announces film school based in Glengarriff.
I can’t help but wonder if there will ever be a Quiet Man II, but could it ever
measure up to the original !
http://www.examiner.ie/ireland/screen-legend-plans-film-school-for-cork-village-135762.html

…….So end the notes from the Irish Hedge Row today.
You can see the entire series at www.Irishroots.com.
Advertisers and sponsors welcome.
_________________________________________________
The Worlds Leading audio source for Irish Genealogy
The Irish Roots Cafe has 7 Broadcast series & 250 episodes
_________________________________________________________
Contact Mike

You can reach Mike on Twitter; Facebook;
www.IrishRoots.com; and by mail at our U.S. location:

The Irish Roots Cafe
Box 7575
Kansas City, Missouri 64116
Leave a message on our Phone (816) 256-3360

Contact us for speaking engagements,
exhibits, and educational events. Since 1984.
©2010 IGF, This information is intended
for personal non-commercial use only.

Sponsors Welcome.
_________________________________________________________

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:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/18/133/

Learn More About His Irish Hedge School online at:
http://web.mac.com/irishpat/IrishRootsCafe/Hedge_School.html

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