Back to My Roots – Ireland

Back to My Roots – Ireland

ISA Today

By Troy Stiles, ISA Marketing Communications Manager

If you’re from the United States, chances are that you’ve got family ancestry from someplace other than the United States. While I have ancestry from a couple places in Europe, Ireland is the country that I identify with most. Discovering family ancestry is awesome and many students decide where they want to study abroad because of their family roots.

My Irish experience started actually a few weeks before my trip with a random phone call to an unknown Irish relative.

“Hello,” said the person on the other end of the phone.

“Hi, you don’t know me, but my grandpa is your cousin. I got your phone number from an aunt of mine…”

Not a real confident way to start a conversation, but after a few minutes and a few conversations with a few distant Irish relatives I’d never known about, I was offered…

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