Sunday, 29 June 2008

DNA tests connecting Ulster Scots to North Americans

Genealogy seesm to be a big thing these days with the media and Senator John McCain, the US presidential hopeful. Apart from the "is he or is he not descended from Robert the Bruce" question, now a Northern Irish member of the McCain diaspora has connected himself to the Republican politician. The findings form just one of many talks at a symposium on Ulster's extended diaspora at the Ulster American Folk Park's Centre for Migration Studies.

For more info, see http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/7476058.stm.

And for the history of the Scots in Ireland, you can read my free to access online article at http://www.scotlandsgreateststory.bravehost.com/ulsterscots.html.


Chris

www.ScotlandsGreatestStory.co.uk
Scotland's Greatest Story
Professional family history research & genealogical problem solving

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