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An Irish Welcome
March 15, 2022
Each March, when she was still in grade school, Mary’s parents would dress her in what passed for Irish clothes — a lot of green — to celebrate the feast...
Where 23andMe Customers’ Irish Ancestors Lived, And More
March 17, 2021
For St. Patrick's Day 23andMe looks at Irish ancestry, where in Ireland customers Irish ancestors lived, and where in the United States customers with recent Irish ancestry live.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...