Irish Roots: Have Irish surnames stopped changing?
- November 23, 2015, 00:00
The evolution of surnames has slowed throughout the developed world
Irish Roots: the use of Gaelic patronymic prefixes
- November 16, 2015, 00:00
How the Os and Macs came back to make their names
Irish Roots: How Gaelic surnames changed beyond recognition
- November 2, 2015, 00:00
During the 17th century, the Gaelic institutions crumbled under the weight of the English conquest, taking with them the centralit(...)
Irish Roots: Irish Family History Foundation can get it right
- October 12, 2015, 00:00
There can be too much complaining, especially in the face of additional new transcripts
Irish roots: Notebook fills one gap left by lack of Dublin census
- September 28, 2015, 00:00
Between January and October 1875, William Malone noted down details of every household he visited, eventually ranging over the who(...)
Irish Roots: Freedom of Information and a file on informants
- September 21, 2015, 00:00
Various arguments are used to keep a historical document from the public eye
Irish Roots: Online newsreels are a treasure trove
- August 10, 2015, 00:00
The Pathé, Movietone and AP digital archives store a wealth of local history
Irish Roots: We’re stuck with our ancestors – or are we?
- June 29, 2015, 01:00
Rachel Dolezal has been accused of adopting a black identity, but can we really rewrite our own genealogical history?
Irish Roots: The origins of Molly Bloom get curiouser and curioser
- June 22, 2015, 01:00
Marion Bruére Quin may have partly inspired Joyce’s character, and provided a link with Lewis Carroll
Irish Roots: Professional genealogy lives on despite internet
- June 15, 2015, 01:00
Association of Professional Genealogists of Ireland has name change in light of globalisation
Irish Roots: establishment of Ireland as European centre of genealogical excellence urged
- April 27, 2015, 01:00
Anyone with even the remotest interest in Irish genealogy should read this new report
Irish Roots: The fine-scale genetic structure of the British population?
- April 6, 2015, 01:00
A recent study in Nature maps very fine regional variations in genetic make-up in the UK
Irish Roots: chain migration - "Nobody ever left Ireland to go to America"
- September 1, 2014, 01:00
The accumulation of tens of thousands of individual and family decisions drove people overseas