News from Ireland

Ireland Reaching Out Partner Network

When: Tuesday, 20 July, 2021

  One of Ireland’s leading diaspora initiatives is today launching a new network of regional Irish partners to connect those of Irish heritage abroad with their places of origin.

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Michael Baynes of Visit Castlebar and Laura Colleran of Ireland Reaching Out

Old Irish (Gaelic) boy names and their meaning

When: Friday, 9 July, 2021

Introduction In this index most common Irish names, their correct English, Latin and Gaelic spelling variations are listed. This is followed by their meaning and origin, but before we begin please read through the index guide below. 

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Old Irish boys' names & aliases

IrelandXO Insight - The Guinness Archive

When: Thursday, 1 July, 2021

The Guinness Archive was created in 1998 when they employed their first professional Archivist to curate the history of the company and its employees. The foundation document of the Guinness Archive is the 9,000 year lease signed by Arthur Guinness on the St.

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IrelandXO Insight - The Guinness Archive

The Irish in Canada

When: Thursday, 1 July, 2021

Waves of Irish Immigration to Canada The Irish began setting foot on Canadian soil as early as the mid-16th century when Irish fishermen frequently traveled to Newfoundland from southern Ireland. 

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Irish immigration to Canada

Irish in The American War of Independence

When: Wednesday, 30 June, 2021

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

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