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Click JFK for short (and shaky) TV footage of his visit to the birthplace in Ireland of his great grandfather, Patrick Kennedy

Click on JFK's old homestead in Dunganstown, County Wexford to see an old map of Dunganstown.

Your old homestead is on a map also!

Homestead Search

 Finding the Homestead in Ireland.....

President John F. Kennedy came to the old Kennedy homestead in Dunganstown, County Wexford

President Nixon visited the home place of his Quaker ancestors in County Kildare

President Ronald Regan had a pint in the local pub of his ancestors in Ballyporeen, County Tipperary

Princess Grace of Monaco bought her old family homestead in the west of Ireland

Henry Ford took the hearthstone from the old Ford house in Ballynascarty, County Cork

For many, finding the old homestead is like the search for the Holy Grail or the Golden Fleece

This section will tell the stories of those who searched for and found their Irish homestead

It will also tell you how to carry out a search for yours

This section is currently under development. Call again!


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 Sean is French

The quintessential Irish name, Sean, it turns out was brought to Ireland by the Norman French.  Seemingly it is a corruption of the French name 'Jean', or John.

 Young Country

People have inhabited Ireland for a mere 10,000 years.  Evidence of humans lived in Britain over 250,000 year ago.

 1821 Census

The 1821 Census of Ireland was the most detailed national survey of population carried out  anywhere in the world at that time.

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