The Irish Ancestry of President Joe Biden

Like many refugees throughout history who have made the unenviable decision to flee catastrophe in their homeland, the one million Irish men, women and children who fled the devastation wrought by the Great Famine in Ireland in the 1840s could not have known what their future held. The flight from Ireland persisted for decades with […]

Video Workshops on Irish Genealogy Training Sessions – Now Available

From March through May 2021, Ancestor Network, Ireland’s preeminent and most trusted Irish genealogy research, advisory and publishing business, ran a series of workshops on topics that you have told us you would like to know more about. In the five sessions we covered, an Introduction to Irish Genealogy Research, How to Search the Land […]

Workshop: Tracing your Ulster Ancestors

If you would like to find out how you can trace your Ulster Ancestors, why not join us for a live Zoom Workshop with renown Ulster genealogist Michael Rooney on March 12th for a presentation and a Q&A. Michael will take you on a journey through Ulster records and how you can access them, from […]

The Irish Ancestry of Joe Biden

This piece of work was researched and written by expert genealogist, Ita O’ Boyle.  The Irish Ancestry of Joe Biden Joe Biden’s ancestry traces back to the famine years in Ireland when hunger, despair and destitution propelled many of the Irish population to cross the Atlantic in search of a better future. Born on 20 […]

Kamala Harris Family History

This piece of work was researched and written by expert genealogist, Patricia Brennan.  There was a flurry of excitement in the Irish genealogy world with the news that Kamala Harris had a great-grandmother from Jamaica named Iris Finegan. Could there be another Irish link here to match Joe Biden’s ties to Mayo and Louth? Sadly, […]