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President Grant Ancestral Home: Dungannon, Co Tyrone

The United States Civil War hero and 18th President of the US, Ulysses S. Grant’s has maternal roots that go back to the Simpson farm (that’s where he gets the “S” in his name) in County Tyrone. The cottage has been restored and is surrounded with 19th century items from farm life. Be sure to […]

Barack Obama’s Ancestral Home: Moneygall, Co Offaly

Several sites connected to the Barack Obama’s Kearney relative’s remain near Moneygall. The site of the Kearney home is located on the main street in town and a plaque commemorating Obama appears nearby. Official Site: www.moneygall.com Irish Fireside: The Story of Barack Obama’s Roots Honoring Your Ancestors: President Barack Obama’s Roots Podcast: Discovering Your Irish […]

Barack Obama Ancestral Cemetery: Cullenwaine, Co Offaly

Several sites connected to the Barack Obama’s Kearney relative’s remain near Moneygall. It is believed the Kearney’s would have been buried in Cullenwaine Cemetery, but no visible headstones remain. Archaeological research could uncover stones buried beneath the surface. This 1800s School House on the main street in Moneygall likely served as a school for the […]

Barack Obama Ancestral School House: Moneygall, Co Offaly

Several sites connected to the Barack Obama’s Kearney relative’s remain near Moneygall. This 1800s School House on the main street in Moneygall likely served as a school for the Kearney children and could have been the family church. Official Site: www.moneygall.com Irish Fireside: The Story of Barack Obama’s Roots Honoring Your Ancestors: President Barack Obama’s […]

Barack Obama’s Ancestral Church: Templeharry, Co Offaly

It is likely that Barack Obama’s Kearney ancestors worshiped at the Church of Ireland at Templeharry in the 1800s. Official Site: www.moneygall.com Irish Fireside: The Story of Barack Obama’s Roots Honoring Your Ancestors: President Barack Obama’s Roots Podcast: Discovering Your Irish Roots… Annie Moore, Barack Obama and You IrelandTravelKit.com: More Obama-Related Sites

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