Pence, who has kept in touch with his Irish roots, was deeply influenced by his maternal grandfather, who emigrated from Co Mayo in 1923.
The Clarke family have already been in touch with the Guinness Book of World Records.
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Hannity says he only got where he is today because of the driving ambition of his Irish immigrant family, who hail from Co. Down and Co. Cork. He plans to apply for Irish citizenship to honor his roots.
Harrowing tale of the wreck of a convict ship and rescue by Aborigines.
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Over the past number of years, IrishCentral has witnessed history in the field of Irish genealogy.
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Patrick and Roxanne Farrington, grew up together in Billings, Montana, but always knew they were adopted. They traveled to Ireland to learn more about their family histories.
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Journey with Dad’s ashes led to a profound awakening and a new life.
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Over 2.5 million images of Irish births, deaths and marriage records from the General Register Office, were released online for the first time.
A Kerry historian finds his ancestor's name was changed to “gobbledygook” in the digitized census records.
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Arthur Guinness, founder of the Dublin brewery, dies in 1803
New Billy the Kid photo bought for $2 to sell for $5 million
Rich and creamy Kerrygold Irish mac and cheese recipe
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Banned Irish priest says Mass for 1,000 in Galway
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