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Niall of the Nine Hostages
Posted by: Colin Ferguson (ID *****4518) Date: January 18, 2006 at 10:15:56
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"As many as one in 12 Irish men could be descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages, a 5th-century warlord, according to research conducted at Trinity College Dublin."

Details are here:
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2091-1986072_1,00.html
http://vetinari.sitesled.com/gael.pdf

Results from the FERGUS(S)ON DNA Project show that any FERGUSSON descended from the ancient house of Dunfallandy in Perthshire has the same type of DNA as attributted to Niall.

You can discover if you are related as well by joining us. We are on the web at:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~colin/Ferguson/DNA/


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