McCarthy DNA Project Update

Nigel McCarthy has added the R-L21 Group C members to the suite of trees at http://mccarthy.dnagen.org/ You can read the latest McCarthy DNA project recruitment letter from Nigel:  Recruitment Letter (McCarthy 2016-04-11)    

MacCarthy’s Last Stand

Sir Charles MacCarthy inherited a difficult situation as British Colonial Governor of Africa’s Gold Coast.   Ongoing disputes with the powerful Ashanti tribe led to war in 1824. Starting with a 6,000-man force, MacCarthy divided it into…

Gaelic-Irish Titles of Nobility

  Nobility is a social class that possesses more acknowledged privileges or eminence than most other classes in a society, and membership is usually hereditary.   The privileges associated with nobility may constitute substantial advantages relative…

The Ancient Pedigree of the MacCárthaigh Family

Adam Seth Enos Cainan Mahalaleel Jared Enoch Methuselah Lamech Noah Shem Arphaxad SHelah Eber Peleg Reu Serug Nahor Terah Abraham Isaac Israel (Jacob) Judah (Genesis 49:10 “The scepter shall not depart from Judah...”) Zerah (Fenius…

Irish Kilts and Tartans?

Are there Irish Kilts and Irish Tartans?  After all the Scottish people came to Scotland via Ireland and they descended from the Gaelic people of Ireland.  This article describes the details and dress of the…