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  1. The Irish Families Project, history and genealogy

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    I am the author of the Irish Families project, which includes 34 volumes of Irish Family History and research aids. Thought it would be helpful to explain what the different volumes cover. It has…

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    • My 'Book of Irish Families, great & small'

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      I wrote the first edition of this book back in 1978, and it has become the Master Volume of the Irish Families Project. Thought I would explain a little about how it is put together. I've added…

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      • Bean Pháidín (Paddy's wife) or ' I wanna be Paddys Girl '

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        We hear a young girl singing of her love, Paddy, and following him into Ballinaboy and Clifden in County Galway. She secretly peeks into the windows hoping to get a glance of Paddy's wife (for…

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        • Roisin Dubh - My Little Black Rose - Dark Rosaleen

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          A lament for both the loss of a love, and the loss of the old way of life in Ireland. Said to date back as early as the 16th century. Sung in the Irish Language, by Mike O'Laughlin, recorded…

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          • Irish DNA test live ! How to test your DNA

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            The Irish Roots Cafe has a group open to all, for testing and comparing DNA results with familytreedna In this video Mike O'Laughlin shows just how easy it is to get the DNA test completed.…

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            • My own Irish in America Broadcast !

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              Well, I've been lucky enough to figure out how to make some free podcasts. Here is my History of the Irish in America broadcast with me hard at work in my home studio. After writing my History…

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              • Come with me Over the Mountain

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                The traditional Irish folk song. This solo version, with Sean Nós styling, is performed by Mike O'Laughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe. Full of code words with double meaning I think! Taken…

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                • Death, Oh Death! why not spare me over ...

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                  An old tune dating back centuries. Sung here in an American version by Mike O'Laughlin, and recorded by Irishroots.com illustrations from the IGF archives. This tune is a perpetual favorite…

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                  • My 'Irish Families Worldwide' podcast

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                    Having authored the Book of Irish Families, I decided to create a companion podcast, free for everyone, focusing on all the Irish Families found in my book. Most of my listeners come from America,…

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                    • Cunla (Coonla)

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                      Mike O'Laughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe, practice cut with The story of Cunla, Irish legend of the night, who surely was once a real man.

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                      • Rosin the Bow

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                        This video is about Rosin the Bow

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                        • Skibbereen (traditional)

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                          The grandaddy of all Irish famine/immigration songs from the 19th century. A young boy asks his father why they left Ireland....

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