Featured story at IrishCentral, July 3, 2022

Vintage 1953 Ireland Kodachrome slide, above – The featured photograph above was taken 1953 by the late Martin J. Walsh Jr. of Murdock, Minnesota. Details of the original Kodachrome slide include from my father:  Friday May 15, 1953, tour of Liffey Valley and Blessington Lakes. Photo was taken near Curragh. The people are looking for shamrocks, County Kildare.  My story about pointers for searching for Irish roots first appeared as a blog, and is now featured at IrishCentral. Learn more about the vintage 1953 Kodachrome slides at Father’s Day 2022 blog post at JannetWalsh.com, and the story at IrishCentral.


My top 10 tips for beginning your Irish genealogy search

Jannet L. Walsh
July 3, 2022
Murdock, Minnesota

Sweater Self Portrait – Jannet L. Walsh is wearing her moose sweater she stated knitting December 28 2021, at home during snow storm, finishing a month later. The knitting pattern is by designer Nazilia Zemdikhanova living on remote arctic island of Svalbard. The sweater design is called the Ural Moose. View photo at Instagram.

I’m excited to announce my story just published at IrishCentral, My top 10 tips for beginning your Irish genealogy search. My story is featured on the Home, Roots, and Genealogy pages of IrishCentral, July 3, 2022.

There were many resources I was not aware of when I really put my genealogy search into full swing about 2010.  My story highlights 10 pointers to help jumpstart your family history story. Read story at IrishCentral.


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About the writerJannet L. Walsh, of Murdock, Minnesota, is a photographer, writer, and educator. She is the author of the forthcoming creative nonfiction quest narrative “Higgledy-Piggledy Stones: Family Stories from Ireland and Minnesota,” scheduled for publication in 2022 by Shanti Arts Publishing. She has compiled Irish Genealogy Toolkit, a list of resources for researching your Irish roots. You can follow Walsh on Facebook and Twitter, and her other social media channels.




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