Ancestral Sons & Daughters Hall of Fame

We reach out over land and sea to People of Irish Ancestry around the globe. Our new category was adopted especially for the Sons and Daughters of Irish born parents, grandparents and great grandparents, who decided to emigrate over the last two centuries.

They were possessed with an ambition to forge a new life far away from the Emerald Isle Of Ireland. The emigration centuries most affected were the 19th; and 20th; whilst the current 21st century has seen vast Irish emigration once again.

Famous Ancestral Son Of Ireland: Film Producer Category:     John Ford, Anglo Irish Film Director, Did More For Irish Tourism Than All Irish Governments Since The Foundation Of the State   Many of the greatest and everlasting world famous songs are identified with the singer and the composer is…
Famous Ancestral Son Of Ireland:  Boxing Category:   Willie 'Boy' Murphy, Born In India, Acclaimed International Olympian Boxer For Ireland With Parental Cork Connections   With a name such as “Willie ‘Boy’ Murphy” you would be tempted to align that person to the county of Cork as the persons birthplace.…
Famous Ancestral Son Of Ireland: Boxing Category:   Australian (Tipperary) Family Devastated By Sudden Death Of Their Famous Champion Boxer Son  James Leslie Darcy's Boxing Career Over At Just Twenty One In Tragic Circumstances   With a surname like Darcy and a mother whose maiden name was O’Rourke, and Co. Tipperary…
Famous Ancestral Son Of Ireland:  Athletics Category:    Olympian Giant; Medals Forfeited; Unlawfully Removed From His Grave; Died Pauperised, And A Grandson Of An Irishman. Jim Thorpe was an Indian/American who wore the U.S. Olympic jersey; Acclaimed by Americans and then outcasted.   An Irish grandfather with a surname of…
Famous Ancestral Son Of Ireland: Baseball Category:   Irish Emigrants Son Becomes A Famous Sporting Son Of The United States Of America   The magical stories of Irish emigrants in foreign lands becoming famous and renowned in their adopted homeland and rising to the very top of their professions is…
Famous Ancestral Son Of Ireland: Peacebroker Category:   New York Criminality & Lawlessness On The Waterfront Docksides Inspired Anglo Irish Priest To Close Down Notorious Gangster Operations   Castleisland, Co. Kerry, was the native soil of the parents of Fr. John Corridan and like millions of Irish people through the…
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