News from Ireland

Tell us where you Ancestor emigrated to

When: Monday, 17 February, 2020

If you have already created an Ancestor Chronicle you can now edit it to also include information about whether they stayed in Ireland or moved abroad.  Follow the instructions in this video and remember to save your changes at the end.

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Chronicles Insight - Trials and Transportation

When: Friday, 7 February, 2020

The sentence of Penal Transportation was carried out in Ireland from 1791 to 1853. This form of punishment involved the removal of convicted criminals from the land of their birth and relocating them elsewhere, most commonly to Australia.

Portumna (Galway)
Chronicles Insight - Trials and Transportation

IrelandXO Connections - New South Wales and Clare

When: Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Kerri's Story After having led a somewhat unusual life, I had been encouraged many years ago to write a book.  However, it soon became clear to me that some of the reasons I had experienced what I had, may be contained in the lives of those who went before me.

Clare
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Chronicles Insight - The Road to Suffrage

When: Friday, 24 January, 2020

The road to suffrage in Ireland was a difficult one not without its share of battles. At a time when Ireland was experiencing rebellions, risings, and civil war, it is easy to overlook the plight of the women who wanted to have a say in the future of their country.

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Chronicles Insight - The Road to Suffrage

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