Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/7/2007

Irish – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

My great-grandfather Mick Scannell came out on a boat from Cork. The story goes that he had never seen a tomato till he arrived in Lyttelton.’

It’s said that to be Irish is to remember. Over half a million New Zealanders have Irish ancestors, whose stories have been passed down the generations. They tell of the early days – of hardship, faith, politics, and humour. for more click here

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