A weekend celebration of Celtic culture is set for Burke, Virginia with the 10th annual Potomac Celtic Festival on June 14 and 15. All 1200 acres of Morven Park’s international equestrian center will be transformed into a hub of continuous music and dance on eight stages, a craft market with 50 Celtic art and craftsRead more..
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The old St. Patrick’s Day quip about there being two kinds of people – those who are Irish and those who wish they were – turns out to be not so far from wrong. The research my colleague Michael Hout has carried out shows that there are a lot more Americans claiming to be IrishRead more..
The surname Curran is common in all four provinces in Ireland, but especially in County Donegal and throughout Ulster. The name is also prevalent in the south of Ireland, appearing many times in the County Tipperary Hearth Money Rolls of 1665-7. Currans showed up frequently as Waterford residents in the census of 1659. The 1901Read more..