Author Topic: The Dúchas Project - Interesting Irish History Website  (Read 133 times)

Offline KitCarson

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The Dúchas Project - Interesting Irish History Website
« on: Thursday 26 November 20 11:04 GMT (UK) »
Came across this website by chance.  Found the folktales very interesting.

https://www.duchas.ie/en/cbe

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Rimmer/Appleton/Ashcroft: St Helens, Lancs // Cul(le)y:St Helens & Little Bolton // Stott: Huyton Quarry & Sutton, Lancs
Carson:Belfast & St Helens // Kelly:Mullingar, West Meath & St Helens // Ronan: Ferns, Wexford & St Helens // Daley:Oranmore & Athenry, Co Galway //
Cunningham: Heworth, Gateshead & Widnes & St Helens, originating Ireland
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Re: The Dúchas Project - Interesting Irish History Website
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 26 November 20 11:11 GMT (UK) »
It’s great isn’t it and has been mentioned (and is probably in Rootschat resources) several times. It is always useful to remind us though.
I recall finding someone’s ancestor mentioned in the local school’s writing section.
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