Events from Ireland

The West Cork DNA & Family History Symposium 2020

When: Monday, 8 June, 2020

​In addition to bringing a DNA & family history event closer to home, the main purpose of the symposium is to increase the level of understanding about how DNA can be used to support genealogical research and to increase tester-participation in this new area of citizen science.

Kilgarriffe (Cork) Cork

'Notable Women of Galway’ walking tour

When: Sunday, 8 March, 2020

International Women’s Day has become a major fixture in the global calendar in recent years and a unique event will take place in Galway when remarkable local females are honoured as Dúchas na Gaillimhe – Galway Civic Trust hosts a ‘Notable Women of Galway’ walking tour to mark the day (Sunday 8th March).

Galway City (Galway) Galway
Notable Women of Galway’ walking tour

The Capital Irish Film Festival 2020

When: Thursday, 27 February, 2020

Solas Nua ("new light" in Irish) is a Washington D.C.-based non-profit organization in its 15th year and is dedicated exclusively to contemporary Irish arts. Co-director of The Capital Irish Film Festival, and IrelandXO member, Pat Reilly tells us about this annual spring arts event and her own connection with Ireland.

Ireland XO
The Capital Irish Film Festival 2020