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#Irish Roots

# irish-roots - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Cake and champagne as Biden's Irish ancestral homes celebrate inauguration
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# Irish Roots

Cake and champagne as Biden's Irish ancestral homes celebrate inauguration

Jan 20th 2021, 7:27 PM 21,508 Views 19 Comments

The president’s heritage traces back to Ballina in Co Mayo and the Cooley Peninsula in Co Louth.

# irish-roots - Monday 25 December, 2017

From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary's Irish links
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# Ché Mo Laoch

From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary's Irish links

Dec 25th 2017, 12:01 PM 46,499 Views 70 Comments

We spoke to Epic, the Irish emigration museum about the Irish lineage behind Che Guevara, Rihanna and the US social activist Mother Jones.

# irish-roots - Monday 14 August, 2017

A World Cup in Ireland is particularly special for Black Fern star Brazier
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From The42
# Green Blood

A World Cup in Ireland is particularly special for Black Fern star Brazier

Aug 14th 2017, 6:51 PM 6,537 Views 7 Comments

The 27-year-old hopes to meet her family in Belfast for the first time next week.

# irish-roots - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Walt Disney came to Ireland in search of leprechauns and gold
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# Hollywood

Walt Disney came to Ireland in search of leprechauns and gold

Dec 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 22,281 Views 16 Comments

The Hollywood legend has, in fact, a direct line to county Kilkenny.

# irish-roots - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

'I was thinking that even if Sexton put the kick over, we could still have won it'
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From The42
# Facing History

'I was thinking that even if Sexton put the kick over, we could still have won it'

Oct 11th 2016, 5:01 PM 26,375 Views 30 Comments

All Blacks centre Ryan Crotty recalls breaking Irish hearts in 2013.

# irish-roots - Friday 14 November, 2014

'I'd love to play in an All-Ireland Final' admits England cricketer Eoin Morgan
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From The42
# Irish Roots

'I'd love to play in an All-Ireland Final' admits England cricketer Eoin Morgan

Nov 14th 2014, 4:50 PM 4,511 Views 6 Comments

The batsman also claims his hurling days don’t influence his cricket as much as many believe.

# irish-roots - Saturday 1 September, 2012

5 things that connect Grace Kelly to Ireland
# Irish Roots
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Roots

5 things that connect Grace Kelly to Ireland

Sep 1st 2012, 12:00 PM 22,849 Views 2 Comments

Following numerous visits to Ireland, this island isn’t keen to let go of its link to the famous Hollywood actress. So much so, Mayo is even giving her a festival.

# irish-roots - Monday 18 June, 2012

Michelle Obama shares husband's Irish roots
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# First Lady

Michelle Obama shares husband's Irish roots

Jun 18th 2012, 12:03 PM 8,136 Views 40 Comments

Part of Michelle Obama’s ancestry has been traced back to Irish immigrants.

# irish-roots - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Polar bear ancestry traced back to... Ireland?
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From The Daily Edge
# Irish Roots

Polar bear ancestry traced back to... Ireland?

Jul 7th 2011, 10:25 PM 726 Views 10 Comments

Yep. Scientist have linked modern polar bears with ancient Irish brown bears.