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The Origin of the Irish and Scottish Gaels as revealed by their DNA

Celts and Romans fightingPART II: The origin of the Gaels has remained a mystery until the advent of modern commercial ancestral DNA testing.

The Ferris Surname in Britain and Ireland

Surnames evolve over both time and distance, and change usually at the whim of an administrator who simply records an unfamiliar surnam

Slides from my talks on Irish DNA in Seattle and Portland

Had a great time in Portland and Seattle on my mini speaking tour of the Pacific Northwest, even managed to make a brief appearance on Seattle TV.

Henrys in Ireland; Irish, Norman, English, or Scots? Let the Y-DNA decide!

Firstly I’d like to thank Mr Henry for allowing me to share his Y-DNA Case Study Report. This study is interesting for a number of reasons.

Success with ANCESTRY.COM Y-DNA results!

This has come as a big surprise to me as I was not confident in ever being able to Pinpoint a paternal origin within Ireland, Scotland, England, or Wales based on the results of Ancest

The Durkin Case Study 'Pinpointing a specific location with very few matches!'

Mr Durkin contacted me feeling pessimistic about his chances of pinpointing an origin for his Irish ancestors based on his commercial ancestral DNA test results!

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English Origenes

Scottish Origenes