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Ode to the O’s – On the demise of Irish names

  In the 1800’s, if an Irish name hadn’t been anglicized, in both spelling and pronunciation, before reaching the shores of North America, it might be on arrival. Hence names like Ó Conehobhair and Ó Raghallaigh became O’Connor and O’Reilly. … Continue reading

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