Tag Archives: Castlebar Ireland

If You’re Lucky Enough to be Irish You’re Lucky Enough

I have been following the adventures of Vice President Joe Biden as he visits Ireland this past week. Since the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny is from Castlebar (known there as the Taoiseach), I was hoping Joe would visit the … Continue reading

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An 82 Year Old Wrong Finally Corrected

I have returned from my journey to London, which was for the ceremony to honor Louis Brennan, my first cousin four times removed. Without exaggerating, this was the best trip I have ever taken. I had been aware of the … Continue reading

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Genealogy Search Brings About a Surprise Trip

Back in November, I wrote a blog entry that was off-topic to this Do Svidanya Dad blog. It was intended as a genealogy tip relating to my experience ¬†using a local guide/historian to aid in genealogy research:¬†Using Local Tour Guides … Continue reading

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