When Greg first learned about a rare disease affecting his brother, he had no idea that the illness would come to define his own life, or that his search for answers would take him on a journey going back generations to his Irish ancestors.
Much of the Irish Diaspora whose ancestors left Ireland in the 1800s no longer have contact with relatives living in Ireland. In fact, many do not know exactly where their roots lie and may only have a surname to indicate their Irish ancestors’ place of origin. Ireland Reaching Out aims to fix this.
I've been to Ireland four times, and the visits were always fun. But for me, this last time was the charm. This visit was more than a tourist visit; it was the culmination of a lifelong fulfillment of a dream: to find my Irish ancestors and relatives, and connect with any Leary family still in the Emerald Isle