Discovering the Real Ireland in Co. Mayo

Photo: Award winning Radio & TV News Anchor and Talk Show Host Ms. Robin Swoboda together with Mr. Gerry Quinn, President of the Mayo Society of Greater Cleveland are presented with a copy of the book ‘Ballyheane Past & Present’, by Mr. Michael Larkin, Chairman of the book editorial team at a special ‘Welcome to […]

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Monica from Cleveland would like our help in finding her ancestors house in Achill which was called “The Old Type Blacksmiths”,

My great-great grandparents names were John Martin Gallagher (died 1929) and Bridget Gallagher (died 1923, Gallagher also being her maiden name). His parents names were Anthony Gallagher and Mary Wulcairn and her parents names were Neil Gallagher and Mary Masterson. I know that John was born in England (being half Irish from his father) and […]

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2014 World Convention of Mayo Societies

The inaugural 2014 World Convention of Mayo Societies was held in Cleveland,Ohio. Here’s a selection of some of the video highlights of the event. 2014 World Convention of Mayo Societies The Mayo Societies are probably the strongest of all the Irish County Associations, having Mayo Societies as close to the county as Galway, Sligo and  Dublin to Manchester, […]

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