Irwin—This name in Ulster is an anglicised form of O' h-Eireamháin. It is confused with Irvine and Irving. The pronunciation of the name in most parts of Ulster is Horan and Oran, and probably the name is a branch of the O'Horan sept that migrated to the county Kerry about six hundred years ago from the borders of the present counties of Derry and Antrim.
Alphabetical Index of Surnames
Truelove's Journal: A Bookshop Novella
"Beautiful, different and touching. Short, sweet and lovely. Made me cry. You sense that this is a true story veiled in the guise of fiction as are all the best stories."
Although ostensibly set in England, this story was penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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