News from Ireland

New County Kerry Records Online

When: Thursday, 19 March, 2020

New Kerry Records by Brendan Scott Roots Ireland are delighted to announce the addition of 220,000 Roman Catholic baptismal and marriage records from County Kerry to the Roots Ireland database at


Ireland on Instagram

When: Wednesday, 18 March, 2020

Landscapes Ireland has some breathtakingly beautiful scenery, from rugged coastlines to limestone mountains, here are five Instagram accounts that give you a taste of the diverse landscapes of Ireland. 

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IrelandXO Insight - Your County just before the Famine

When: Sunday, 1 March, 2020

First published in 1837, Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland is one of the most valuable and unique sources of local history in Ireland.  The equivalent of a tourist's "Lonely Planet Guide" in its day, this dictionary came in two volumes, with an accompanying atlas.

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