PHOTO DETAILS, above – Jannet L. Walsh captures an image with her iPhone reflected on car door windows during a recent visit to Sacred Heart Cemetery, Murdock, Minnesota, Aug. 26, 2022. This was one of many visits for checking dates and details of family member’s graves. Photo by Jannet L. Walsh © 2022. All Rights Reserved.
Global readership, highlights of Summer 2022
Jannet L. Walsh
September 1, 2022
Greetings from Dublin Township, Swift County, Minnesota USA!
Summer is almost over, and fall is fast approaching approaching, arriving September 22, 2022, here in the Northern Hemisphere. This blog post is short, with a few highlights from this summer. I’ve included links to blogs and stories at the bottom of page from this summer. A full list of blogs can be found at the blog page.
Readers, visitors to website, thank you!
Global Readership, thank you! – Thank you to all the readers from around the world viewing this blog! I really appreciate your continued support and interest in topics related to searching for Irish family history, travel, and the Irish Diaspora.
The majority of the readers of my blog are from United States and Canada, followed next by Ireland and United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and numerous countries in Europe. There’s readers from about 50 countries around the world reading monthly. Readers are from the following continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. No readers yet from Antarctica. It’s amazing to see more readers of my blog than the small city I live in Murdock, Minnesota, population 306, according to 2020 US Census. If you find my blogs helpful, please let me know by using the Contact page. If there’s a topic you are interested in learning more about related to Irish family history or travel to Ireland, let me know.
Book Draft – I submitted the draft of my book to my publisher on August 28, 2022. There’s more stages to come before it’s published, and I’ll be happy to share. As this is my first book, there’s a lot to learn about the publishing process of a nonfiction book. See more details about my book Higgledy-Piggledy Stones: Family Stories from Ireland and Minnesota.
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Jannet L. Walsh
Irish Family History Detective
Summer 2022 Highlights
Hunting for Irish Canadian family?
Read about searching for details about Jannet L. Walsh’s Irish family, spending 35 years in Ontario Canada before settling as pioneers in rural Dublin Township, Swift County Minnesota. Numerous genealogy resources included, see blog.
Father’s Day 2022, vintage 1953 Irish Kodachromes
Read story about Martin J. Walsh’s 1953 trip to Ireland and his vintage Kodachrome images, see blog. Story featured at IrishCentral, see shorter version.
Irish travel – Story featured at IrishCentral
Read story featured at IrishCentral by Jannet L. Walsh about travel essential for travel to Ireland, see blog.
Top 10 tips for beginning your Irish genealogy search
Read story featured at IrishCentral by Jannet L. Walsh about tips for searching for Irish genealogy, see blog.
Higgledy-Piggledy Stones: Family Stories from Ireland and Minnesota
Learn about forthcoming book Higgledy-Piggledy Stones: Family Stories from Ireland and Minnesota, see book page.
Featured story at Kerkhoven, Minnesota newspaper
Read story featured at Kerkhoven newspaper about Jannet L. Walsh, see blog.
Audio posted from Swift County Historical Society, Minnesota
Listen to audio recoding of Jannet L. Walsh about her Irish American family living in rural Minnesota, see blog.
Bohermore – Finding exact location of family photograph in Galway, Ireland
Read story about finding location in Galway of Martin J. Walsh’s photos from 1953, see blog.
Recent Irish Diaspora stories, 2022-2022
Read recent stories by Jannet L. Walsh related to Irish family history and Irish Diaspora, see page.
Jannet 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 2023 by Shanti Arts Publishing. You can follow Walsh on Facebook and Twitter, and on her other social media channels, with the hashtag #IrishFamilyHistoryDetective.
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