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An American Wake in ...

Muiris Bric, a native of Na Gorta Dubha, Ballyferriter, is now a long-term resident of New Rochelle, New York. Maurice has a great memory for the significant events of his childhood at home in the Dingle Peninsula as in this memory of An American Wake. Muiris says  ‘This is the story of Múraí, real name […]

Life in Kerry in the...

It is important to give descendants of  Kerry ancestors a picture of what life was like when your grandparents  or great/great grandparents emigrated, from the county  in the nineteenth century: Travel: For most of the nineteenth century, travel in County Kerry was walking or by horse or donkey & car.  A person walking will average […]

 
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