Video histories of popular Irish names

Videos about Irish names
Videos that tell the story of many Irish surnames

Our articles on the stories behind Irish names have proved so popular that we’ve turned some of them into videos featuring music and wonderful graphics.

Click on the images below to see read our articles and see the videos.

Don’t worry if your name isn’t there yet. We’re adding more just as quickly as we can.

If your name isn’t here, check out our main Irish names page – it may have an article featuring your name. Lots more being added all the time.

Did you know?

An Irish schoolteacher has created a brilliant YouTube video explaining the history of Ireland in just six minutes. It’s brilliantly done and makes learning both fun and engaging for children and also adults. Find out more.

Have you heard about…

Are you a Celt? Or a Gael? Viking or British? Well it might depend on where you come from in Ireland according to a new study. A genetic map has been created by researchers that reveals the impact of immigration, invasion and plantation throughout Irish history. Find out more.

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The Incredible life of Irish American Molly Brown saw her labelled ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’ by the media after surviving several disasters including the sinking of the Titanic. Find out more.
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