Saturday, March 15, 2008

Ireland - Geneaology and St. Patrick

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, (so you know it's true) in a study of males they found around 20 percent of men from northwestern Ireland are related to 'Niall of the Nine Hostages'. And guess who one of his hostages was? Succat, soon to be known as St. Patrick. Could be that worldwide as many as 3 million men are descendents of this guy. So when they say everyone's Irish on on St Pat's ...
Source: Chronicle of Higher Education; 2/10/2006, Vol. 52 Issue 23, pA4-A6, 2p

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