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Mighty Meaghers

Researching Irish family history is a challenge since many records of families living in Ireland long before the potato famine that resulted in mass exodus and imprisonment of may Irish Nationals have been lost. Many families lost their lives while some struggled to survive often giving up their heirlooms and possessions, forced off their lands and homes  under British rule. Unlike many other clans, the Meaghers have resisted efforts to be overruled until Cromwellian times in the 1600’s leaving a slim chance that there may be some documented history of the clan earlier years -going back to the 10th century. While researching...

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