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Stonehenge Sunrise LIVE ONLINE!

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Saturday, June 20th, 2020 8:52 PM PDT Mark your Calendar for this one! English Heritage, https://www.english-heritage.org.uk, is a charity that manages over 400 historic monuments, buildings and places throughout England, and this… Read more

Scots-American and Irish-American UVC Pioneers

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Aerosolized H1N1 infected cells glow green Viruses die as UVC exposure increases Disinfected Water and Air UVC lamps sanitize empty subway cars in NYC far-UVC lamps safely sanitize public spaces… Read more

Pubs Struggle to Survive – PLEASE DONATE!

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The Plough and Stars in San Francisco, CA Celtic Culture at Risk By Tony Becker, Sean Heaney and Jackie Gallanagh For Celts, The Pub functions as the place to socialize… Read more

Alfonso Franco Galician Fiddling, Yesterday and Today

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Alfonso Franco By Kevin Carr [Reprinted with permission from the Fall 2015 issue of Fiddler Magazine. For more information, visit www.fiddle.com.] Alfonso Franco has over twelve years of experience as… Read more

COVID-19 Changes Part 1 Genetic Research

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You can be a Celtic Creator As we all alternately wash and wring our hands over the consequences of the world wide attack on humanity from the novel coronavirus, there… Read more

Celts and Lessons from Past Pandemics

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Scottish Covenanter Flag COVID-19 vs Smallpox and Black Death Our current epidemic, COVID-19, is associated with international trade and travel, but during the 15th and 16th centuries, Scotland went through… Read more

Using DNA Matches to Find Ancestors

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#StayAtHome: Using DNA Matches Family History Research Techniques Some Family History Research Techniques Not everyone is good at sewing and can make masks, and even if you are good at… Read more

Ancestry and DNA: Cautions when using Family Surname Project DNA Data, Part 1, Some Pitfalls

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Have you ever noticed how often Americans of Celtic descent ask ‘Where is my family’s Castle’? In truth, not many Americans are lucky enough to have such ancestors–at least not in… Read more

Benefits and Pitfalls of DNA tests as Clues for Finding Exact, Actual Ancestors

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By Cecilia Fábos-Becker – Published 2019-10-18 In my e-book, Ancestry and DNA: Beyond the Basics, I discussed the potential of using DNA testing to narrow down document searches for actual… Read more

Researching Virginia and West Virginia History and Records

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By Cecilia Fábos-Becker – Published 2019-10-04 Things are always changing in family history research and many Americans have ancestors who were in Virginia and West Virginia prior to the American… Read more