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Monday, November 23, 2015

DNA Testing Scholarships for Cork men

I am offering Y-DNA testing scholarships for men named Driscoll or Collins with paternal ancestry from Cork. The eligibile tester must know *unequivocally* the townland of origin. West Cork men named Cadogan are also of interest.

Driscoll at FTDNA

Driscoll on Rootsweb


Collins at FTDNA

Collins Rootsweb site

I am also offering a Y scholarship to any man named Hourihane with ancestry from Cork. He doesn't have to know were exactly, just know that it's from Cork.

Hourihane at FTDNA

Joint projects including Hourihane on Rootsweb

For Driscoll or Cadogan, email Susan at driscolldna@pobox.com. For Hourihane, email hourihanedna@pobox.com. For Collins, email collinsdna@pobox.com.

The test sale lasts through December 31 and the offer expires then. I must know by December 23, to give us time to correspond and make sure you are comfortable with testing.

I have agreed to give a presentation to the Cork Genealogical Society in May, 2016 on DNA testing.  I understand it will be open to non-members.  The projects above will be discussed.

2 comments:

LDC said...

I would like to tweet this blog post about DNA testing scholarships! Please add social media share buttons to make this easier! It couldn't hurt! :-)

sb10 said...

Thanks LDC but I prefer not to twitter and tweet. To add social media gadgets to my blog would require I redo the layout, which I have no interest in doing. My scholarships are posted in the ISOGG wiki. Thanks again.