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Driscoll of Ireland

Rulers of the Corca Laidhe
  • 147 members

About us

Hello Mr. O'Driscoll. Fáilte romhat! And welcome to men with old West Cork ancestry if you are a CADOGAN, MINIHANE, or one of the many other historically related regional names DRISCOLLS used. This is a yDNA surname, genealogy and history project for men with these last names. Female relatives, ancestry DNA autosomal transfer or FTDNA Family Finder testers can enroll an eligible male relative with a suitable last name if they themselves are not eligible. Every Driscoll researcher - eligible or not - should join our mailing list.

FUTURE PROJECT MEMBERS. CLICK HERE TO JOIN: You'll need a Y DNA test of 37, 67, or 111 markers. Because over 80% of our project members fall within R-CTS4466 or I-PF4135, 67 or 111 markers is recommended. Email Susan if you have questions. Check our FAQ first. Click "Get Preapproved" WHEN YOU ARE READY to purchase a Y test or have one aleady.

If you see NO after clicking 'Get Preapproved', visit WhatIsMyIPAddress, write down your IP address in dotted decimal format, and email Susan with that data.

EXISTING PROJECT MEMBERS. Email Susan if you need help. Please check the FAQ first. There is NO need to fill out forms.

Y TEST SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ELIGIBLE MEN. The project administrators at their discretion may fund test kits or split costs 50/50 for exceptionally qualified participants. Our FAQ has more details.