Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


Fact or Blarney: Proving the Legacies Left by Irish Storytellers

Elizabeth Kelley Kerstens, CGRS
For many centuries, Irish storytellers—seanchai (pronounced: shanachie)— have captivated listeners with tales of local history and ancestral lineages.

These storytellers have inherited their knowledge and craft from generations of seanchai dating back to the pre-Christian bards of the Druids. Because of them, genealogies of many Irish clans survived until they were captured on paper during the nineteenth century.

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