Inishvickillane September 07, 2017 2:20 PM

By : Robert


I'm a descendant of MuriÓ Dálaigh from the Inishvickillane, (Inis Mhic Uibhleian) a forty-acre island off the SW coast of Dingle Penninsula in County Kerry, one of the Blasket Islands.

There is a wonderful book about the Inis by Mícheál O Dubhshláine, titled "Inishvickillane, A unique portrait of the Blasket Island."

Much of it discusses my ancestors.  There were about 12 children who left the island for America (potential Great-Great Aunts/Uncles).  We only know what happened to one or two of them...  

Can anyone else trace their heritage back to this island?

I grew up in Maryland and now live in Chicago.  

-Rob Daly 

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