Ancestral Calling10 image(s)

This is a personal story of Charlie Mahoney, an American photographer of Irish origin and his experience visiting his cousins in County Cork, Ireland.

In 1890 John Joseph O´Mahony was born in Bawnea Kilbritain, a farmhouse, outside of Kinsale, in County Cork, Ireland. He was one of nine children. The times were tough so like many Irish, in 1915, John boarded a ship in Cobh, Ireland and immigrated to America. He never stepped again on Irish soil.

Today, his...
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