Luck of the Irish Ancestry

March 20, 2019
March is Irish-American Heritage Month, and we here at 23andMe wanted to take a quick look at our customers’ connections to the Emerald Isle.Although Irish immigration peaked in the United...
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The Irish Connection

March 11, 2019
Caroline Wallis, 23andMe Content Writer, Ancestry Product Team A photo of Mike in front of Bunratty Castle in County Clare, near the Shannon Airport. Messaging a distant cousin through 23andMe’s...
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Whoa Nelly

December 07, 2016
If Lisa hadn’t used 23andMe, it’s hard to imagine how she would have ever known about Nelly. Lisa hadn’t been searching for her. When she tested with 23andMe, Lisa was...
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Family Mystery Solved with 23andMe

October 26, 2015
We’re returning one more time to the story of Jessica and Alice, and how they used 23andMe to unravel a century old mystery. Jess’s grandfather Phil and her great grandfather...
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The Other Side of the Story

March 02, 2015
Earlier this month, we wrote about Jess, who with the help of her 23andMe results discovered that 100 years ago her grandfather had been accidentally switched at birth with another...
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Jess’s Story

February 04, 2015
Jessica has a black and white photo of her grandfather, Phil, standing next to her great grandfather, Sam.In the photo, both father and son are staring into the camera and...
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No, I’m Not Irish

January 27, 2015
Many people wrongly assume that 23andMe Population Geneticist Kasia Byrc must be Irish because of her red hair, she explains the genetics.
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23andÉire

March 17, 2014
Thank your lucky clovers because almost everyone in the 23andMe database is connected to someone who is Irish, and plenty of others have at least a wee bit of Irish...
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