Irish Immigration Wave: The Emerald Isle Comes to America

Irish Immigration Wave: The Emerald Isle Comes to America

The infamous Potato Famine in Ireland in the mid-19th century was an almost apocalyptic experience for the Emerald Isle. The famine was so severe that newspaper photographers covering the event found some families were resorting to eating the bodies of


In Search of Your British & Irish Roots

Genealogy Book Club Recommendation: Whether you conduct your research in person or by mail, this celebrated manual–now in its Fourth Edition–will guide you in finding your ancestors in Britain or Ireland. Noted genealogist Angus Baxter provides detailed instructions for locating


This Week’s Free Genealogy Lookups

This Week’s Free Genealogy Lookups (January 24)

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