What Irish counties do you have research interests in? Poll
Here are the results of our 26th Unlock the Past poll - What Irish counties do you have ancestors from - or research interests in? Votes were cast by 374 people. The results are summarised in the table below.
Almost everyone responding to the poll had Irish ancestry - just 2% did not. The most common countries were Clare, Cork and Tipperary with over 25% of the voters indicating they have research interests there. Sadly, over 5% of the voters knew they had at least one ancestor from Ireland but as yet have not been able to find which county they came from.
|No Irish ancestors||8||2.14|
|Don't know the county||20||5.35|
Where the voters came from
- Australia - 333
- Canada - 1
- Hong Kong - 2
- Ireland - 2
- New Zealand - 7
- United Kingdom - 6
- Unknown - 23
- Don't know where my Harveys are from
- Lordship of Newry
- Newry Down
- Plus others whose origin in Ireland is as yet unknown
- "Accidental Irish only - English parents working in Ireland, father in hatting trade, 3 of their children born in Ireland, 2 in Dublin, 1 in Cork"