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From: steven perkins <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Irish DNA Atlas Project
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2011 19:41:59 -0400
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Also leaves out a friend of mine who has 7 born in Ireland and one
born in England. Bummer.


On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Sue J <> wrote:
> Well, that leaves my brother out of the study.  Only 4 of our 8 gr.
> grandparents were born in Ireland in the same town.  The other 4 were born
> in Quebec, Canada ~ French Canadian.
> Sue
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Debbie Kennett
> Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2011 8:54 AM
> To:
> Subject: [DNA] Irish DNA Atlas Project
> A very interesting new DNA Project for Ireland is to be launched at the
> "Back To Our Roots" show in Dublin on 21st October. The Irish DNA Atlas
> Project is a joint initiative between the Genealogical Society of Ireland
> and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The project has two purposes:


> They are recruiting people with all eight great-grandparents born in
> Ireland. All of the eight great-grandparents should be born in the same
> general area of Ireland so that their DNA is representative of that
> particular region. The project is open both to Irish residents and people
> living overseas who meet the qualifying criteria.


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