News from Ireland

IrelandXO Cook Club - Barmbrack

When: Saturday, 23 October, 2021

Photo: duchas.ie In 19th-century Ireland, Tea & Barmbrack was considered a "substantial breakfast", a "comfortable meal" and an "abundant repast" for any occasion.

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IrelandXO Cook Club - Barmbrack

Remembering our Irish Ancestors

When: Thursday, 21 October, 2021

Samhain, the 3-day Celtic Feast of the Dead, was celebrated in Ireland up until the 14th century when Rome decreed November 1st and 2nd as "holy days of obligation".

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Remembering our Irish Ancestors

Got an Irish Ancestor named Michael or Mick?

When: Wednesday, 29 September, 2021

Lá Fhéile Míchíl ~ St Michael's Day or Michaelmas is celebrated on the September 29th. Michaelmas was an important fair day in the Irish farming calendar, as well as in Ireland's administrative and legal calendar.

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Got an Irish Ancestor named Michael or Mick?

Dublin Festival of History 2021

When: Wednesday, 1 September, 2021

DUBLIN FESTIVAL OF HISTORY 2021 What does the recent Mother and Baby Homes Report tell us about gender history in Ireland today? Why is Ireland, as a nation, obsessed with death? Why was a statue of Winston Churchill daubed with the word ‘racist’ in London last year? 

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Dublin Festival of History 2021

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