News from Ireland

Chronicles Challenge Fairs

When: Tuesday, 30 June, 2020

The local fair was an important community event in many parishes throughout Ireland. It was also the day where farmers and traders were able to sell and purchase items. This day was a celebration in many communities as crowds gathered, goods were bought and sold and matches were made.  

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Chronicles Challenge - Fairs

Celtic Irish American Academy Summer 2021

When: Friday, 26 June, 2020

Adventure of a Lifetime for U.S. Teenagers Have great fun as you make life-long friendships and wonderful memories. Experience global citizenship in a classic Irish setting.

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Celtic Irish American Academy Summer 2021

Chronicles Insight - American War of Independence

When: Friday, 26 June, 2020

The day itself marks the date, in 1776, on which the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress. There are certain figures of the American Revolutionary War whom history and popular culture have kept in the forefront of our minds.

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Chronicles Insight - American Revolutionary War

IrelandXO Guide to Irish Castles

When: Thursday, 25 June, 2020

Guided Tours Available Each of these Castles is open to the public for fully guided tours. The incredibly informative tour guides will bring these stone walls to life as they recount the tales, trials, and tribulations of Ireland's great Castles.

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IrelandXO Guide to Irish Castles

TG4: catch a traditional Irish music session from anywhere in the world.

When: Wednesday, 24 June, 2020

TG4 broadcasts two major music events each year: Gradam Ceoil, the Oscars of Traditional Irish Music; and a 4 day Live broadcast from FLEADH CEOIL na hÉireann each year.  This year in the absence of Fleadh Ceoil, due to Covid19, TG4 plans a virtual musical celebration of Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann.

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TG4: catch a traditional Irish music session from anywhere in the world.

Tell us about your Irish-interest event!

When: Wednesday, 24 June, 2020

Ireland and the Irish are world-renowned for our festivals and events. From music to sport, from history to oysters, every year there is a huge choice of Irish-related activities and gatherings to be involved in.

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Tell us about your Irish-interest event!

Chronicles Insight - Irish in Argentina

When: Friday, 19 June, 2020

Fr Anthony Dominic Fahy Father Anthony Dominic Fahy was born in County Galway in 1805 to Patrick Fahy and Belinda Cloran. Many of the Fahy children pursued lives in the Church. 

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Chronicles Insight - Irish in Argentina

Making the most of your ancestors' photographs

When: Wednesday, 17 June, 2020

There are more than 10,000 ancestors now on the XO Chronicles. (Thank you IrelandXO community!) Undoubtedly, those that stand out, and really bring to life the stories of the people featured, are those that have a photograph.

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Making the most of your ancestors' photographs

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