Help Finding your Irish Ancestors

Who were the Celts? The earliest record of the Celts is in the 7th or 8th century B. C. when the Roman Empire ruled much of southern Europe and referred to them as “Galli”, or barbarians. It is believed that the Celts began to be tribal ca 1200 B.C. when they migrated across western Europe, dwelling in Britain, Ireland, France, and Spain.

The first place to search for your Irish ancestors is in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. Anciently, Antrim was inhabited by a Celtic population, called…



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