History and origin of Clan Mhac an t'Saoir (McAteer):
In a quiet water'd land, a land of roses,
Stands Saint Kieran's city fair,
And the warriors of Erin in their famous generations
(Clonmacnoise; a glimpse of the River Shannon in the background.)
A short pre-history of Ireland.
A brief history of names.
Origin of the Mhac an t'Saoirs; theories; the current state of research.
And now for something completely different.
Saint Ciaran Mhac an tSaoir and Clonmacnoise.
The Great Famine.
Quebec receives the "Famine Irish".
What does it mean to be Irish?
The Mhac an t'Saoir surname - a new study.
How are the MacIntyres related to us? - a new group discussion.
Dr. Seamus McAteer on being a Mhac an t'Saoir.
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of Clan Mhac an t'Saoir
"thought of mind, skill of hand, they are our own,
for we are Freemen of Cine Mhac an t'Saoir"
(Talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you. - Wilde)