News from Ireland

Remembering our Paternal Irish Ancestors

When: Tuesday, 15 June, 2021

Researching Irish ancestry is challenging at best, especially when the branches of our family tree extend across multiple continents. The good news is, we can help each other out by sharing what we know about our paternal line. 

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Free Irish Genealogy Course Now Available!

When: Thursday, 20 May, 2021

Introduction to Irish Family History Created with the help of our volunteer network, this course introduces the basics of Irish family history research, explains the resources available, and helps researchers interpret their findings in a meaningful way. 

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An old Irish house, a man a woman chatting and couch crossing the road

National Famine Commemoration 2021

When: Monday, 10 May, 2021

The ceremony, which will be led by President Michael D. Higgins, will take place in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin at 12pm on Sunday 16th May and will include military honours and a wreath laying ceremony in remembrance of all those who suffered or perished during the Famine.  President Michael D.

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 National Famine Commemoration 2021

Remembering our Irish Grandmothers

When: Saturday, 1 May, 2021

Researching Irish ancestry gets even more challenging when tracing the maternal branches of our family tree. The good news is, we can help each other out by sharing what we know about our maternal line. 

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Irish grandmother standing in front of her rural house

James Joyce's Bloomsday

When: Saturday, 1 May, 2021

In Dublin, the home of Joyce and Ulysses, tours take place where scholars and enthusiasts alike can visit a number of the sites which feature in the novel and retrace the steps of the novel’s main character Leopold Bloom.

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Chronicles Insight - Joyce's Dublin in 1904

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