News from Ireland

Historic Structures Fund for traditional Irish shopfronts

When: Friday, 27 November, 2020

The Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, TD, along with the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, TD, and the Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for Sport and An Ghaeltacht, Jack Chambers TD, today, 27 November

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Oifig an Phoist, Usher’s Quay, Dublin 8

Chronicles Webinar Playback: Liverpool Irish Festival

When: Tuesday, 24 November, 2020

Scroll down for video Did you know that at least 50% of Liverpudlians can claim Irish ancestry? And many more of our ancestors would have travelled through this famous Irish Sea port on their way to other foreign destinations.

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Chronicles Webinar Playback: Liverpool Irish Festival

Chronicles Webinar: Irish actors of the silver screen

When: Friday, 13 November, 2020

We will be using the XO Chronicles to learn about movie stars of the past who were of Irish birth or blood.  Travel may be off the cards for the moment, but we can still connect with our Global Irish Community and learn more about our shared ancestry. 

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Chronicles Webinar: Irish actors of the silver screen

IrelandXO Insight - Irish Famine Resources Revealed

When: Thursday, 12 November, 2020

The initial cause of the Irish Famine was the failure of the potato crop, due to a disease called Blight. However, it was a combination of disastrous political actions and poor social structures that turned the crisis into a tragedy of un-precedented proportions.

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Irish Famine family history resources outside of Ireland

XO Chronicles - Remembering WW1

When: Wednesday, 11 November, 2020

Many more Irish men and women joined the allied forces in the countries they had emigrated to, and thousands, such as Patrick Conheady and Charles Sharpe, gave up their lives in the ensuing battles.

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XO Chronicles - Remembering WW1

Chronicles Webinar Playbacks are now online!

When: Wednesday, 4 November, 2020

Now you can catch up with webinars through these recordings, which enable you to watch them at your own pace and also follow up with the information shared directly, through the additional resources included on each page.

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Chronicles Webinar Playbacks are now online!

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