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A confusion of Callaghans

In the coming weeks I’ll be thinking out loud on this blog about my research plans for an upcoming trip to Ireland.  One of my key objectives is to get to understand the confusion of Callaghans from Courtown, Parish of Ballygarrett, County Wexford. 978 more words

Irish Family History

Sepia Saturday: Aussie royalty - the koala

How could I resist this wonderful Sepia Saturday prompt which had passed me by until I read Jollett Etc’s post today?

The koala is, of course, a key icon of Australia – they look cuddly and cute, even if all they do is sleep much of the day and between-times munch on a gum leaf or two. 562 more words

Kunkel Family History

Family Memorabilia and Ireland

As the Irish people commemorate the centenary of the Easter Uprising this weekend it seemed an appropriate time to share a piece of family memorabilia relating to Ireland’s fight for independence and self-government. 76 more words

Irish Family History