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From Isolation - Inspiration

When: Monday, 20 April, 2020

Speaking earlier this month about this innovative project, Ambassador Adrian O’Neill said: “Across these islands, there are many artists who also are in domestic isolation. They and their work continue to be important sources of inspiration to us all, especially in these difficult times.”  

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From Isolation - Inspiration

Did your ancestor have a connection to an Irish Workhouse?

When: Friday, 10 April, 2020

Many of the people who went into an Irish Workhouse, never came out again, dying from malnutrition and ill health, or remaining in the infirmary when the Workhouse evolved into one of the many county homes, district hospitals, and asylums that were part of the legacy of these institutions.

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Did your ancestor have a connection to an Irish Workhouse?

Chronicles Challenge Week 2 - 2 KM Challenge

When: Friday, 10 April, 2020

Our Chronicles Challenge Week 2 has to do with the prompt:  2 km.  This is based upon our all being required by the Irish Government to limit our movements to within 2 km of our homes.  2 kilometres is about 1.2 miles and the idea of this challenge was to look around our own areas (or our ancesto

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Chronicles Challenge Week 2

Stay connected with your Irish place of origin

When: Thursday, 2 April, 2020

Our Chronicles are designed to connect people descended from the same place in Ireland by enabling them to share information about their ancestors, the buildings they lived in and the events that shaped their lives. Stay connected with your Irish county or civil parish diaspora by:

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Stay connected with your Irish place of origin

Chronicles Challenge Week 1

When: Thursday, 2 April, 2020

The Weekly Challenge is a volunteer and member initiative that we have created in order to encourage everyone to share content to their parish page.  Every week a new prompt will be created for anyone to share a Chronicle with some connection to the prompt.  It can be a building, an ancestor or a

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 Creating an Ancestor Profile for a Doctors and Nurses in local Civil Parishes.

Chronicles Insight - The Irish Mammy

When: Friday, 20 March, 2020

Though the everyday actions of our Irish Mammies have undoubtedly shaped the Irish nation by helping generations of Irish people, at home and abroad, they sadly have largely gone unremarked by history.

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Chronicles Insight - The Irish Mammy

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