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BEGINNERS' BLAS
SLOINNTE/ SURNAMES

Charlie DillonEach week on Beginners' Blas Charlie Dillon explored the origin and history of a different Irish sloinne or surname. Listen again to the pieces or read the text version.

O'Grady/Gillen/McMenamin/

McMenamy
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi ... Read more

 

Dubh/Black

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Tuilleadh eolais faoi ... Read more

 

Ó Dochartaigh/Ó Donnghaile

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Tuilleadh eolais faoi ... Read more

Ó Maol . . .
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi... Read more

 

Eleanore Conant is doing research in the University of Ulster in Coleraire into certain surnames which are precived to be Irish in origin. However, the study of DNA has proved otherwise...
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Moore, Mallon/Mellon, and Carville / Carroll / Carolan

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Tuilleadh eolais faoi ... Read more

Animal Surnames
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi ... Read more

 

Mac Con
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi... Read more...

 

Conlan / Conlon
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi... Read more

 

Irish surnames in the Ballycastle region
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi... Read more


Irish surnames which have their roots in professions Listen to Charlie
Tuilleadh eolais faoi... Read more

Quinns and O’ Hares
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'MAC' and 'Ó'
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Names which begin with ‘de’ in Irish
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi na sloinnte normannacha... Read more


Ó Néill
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi Ó Néill... Read more

Ó Domhnaill or O’ Donnell
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‘Murphy’ has two forms in Irish ‘Ó Murchú’ and ‘Mac Murchaidh’
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi ‘Ó Murchú’... Read more


Aodh
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi 'Aodh' ... Read more


Gallagher
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Tuilleadh eolais faoi 'Gallagher' ... Read more

Mag Uidhir or Maguire
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