Michael O'Laughlin has authored over 10 hardbound and countless other works in the field of Irish family history and Genealogy. A leader in the field, he currently edits the monthly journal of Irish Families.
The 'worlds leading expert' according to IrishCentral, Mike O'Laughlin is the most published author in his field. Since 1978 he has authored: 60 books; 40 CD's and Videos; 300 podcasts; and over 1,000 articles. Having written books on every county in Ireland, he also publishes rare works in both Irish and English, including 'The Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters'.
His 6 fields of Irish study include: Genealogy; History; Irish-America; Language (gaeilge); and Song. Vocalist with the Irish Roots Cafe house band, he performed in the first all Irish language stage show of its kind in the mid-west, and was ranked as the #1 Celtic artist in the U.S. in 2012 on Reverbnation. His first album "Irish Song: traditional and Sean Nós" is at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/michaelcolaughlin
Among his historic firsts are: 1) First Irish Genealogy podcast series on the web. 2) First 34 book set, by county, on Irish Families. 3) Connellans 'Annals of Ireland by the 4 Masters' (repub) 4) First book on the Irish in Missouri (author) 5) The 1st all Irish language song show in the mid-west
Mike led cottage tours to Ireland in the 1980's, and holds an Irish research library of 3,000 volumes. He also edits and publishes the work of ten authors from centuries past from his home base in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a noted speaker, singer, consultant and exhibitor for special events, see more at www.Irishroots.com
Reach Mike by email here: mike@Irishroots.com Snail Mail here: Box 7575, Kansas City, MO 64116 (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Tradconnect, Fandalism, etc..) and is available on Amazon at:
Need to find your family in County Armagh?? This sprial bound book is for you!!! This book has proved to be very useful in research. Such a great "hands on book" Gives you the address and location of records for more research in Ireland. If you are also wanting a more in depth research on families then check out "The Book of Irish Families, Great and Small". The author also has a website Irish Roots Cafe, irishroots.com!
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