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Irish Migration
A Brief History of the Human Colonisation of Ireland Humans first arrived in Ireland around 10,000 years ago after the... More
Analysis of Sullivan Surname
Approximately 66% of the present population of the Island of Ireland are descendants of ‘Native Irish Gaels' who were... More

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Updated and complete Clan Map of Ireland

As far as I am aware there has not been an updated 'Surnames of Ireland map' created in a long time. The most famous one was produced by the late (and great) Edward MacLysaght. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_MacLysaght

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Just submitted a paper to the Journal of Genetic Genealogy. Hopefully it will make the Spring Edition! Running title;

Surname Matches from Commercial Y Chromosome Testing of Individuals with Irish Ancestry provide a Snapshot of their Medieval Relatives and Neighbours and can Pinpoint their Genetic Homeland.

Tyrone Bowes PhD 

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Surnames - The Science

Approximately 66% of the present population of the Island of Ireland are descendants of ‘Native Irish Gaels' who were themselves a fusion of prehistoric and Celtic peoples who occupied the Island virtually uninterrupted until the Vikings arrived in 795 AD.

Irish History

A Brief History of the Human Colonisation of Ireland

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