Irish Places & Cultural Spaces

Friday, 25 December, 2020
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For everyone who dreams of being in Ireland one day soon... we bring you a virtual reconnection you can enjoy from anywhere in the world.  

A selection of some special Irish places and cultural spaces – in Ireland and online  – covering everything from history, folklore, music, good reads & more. Enjoy!

Irish Places & Cultural Spaces

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Ten Irish Museums to visit virtually

A selection of some of Ireland’s best-known museums and public spaces, all with something different to offer and all available to you to browse virtually, and for free.


Pronouncing Irish Place Names

How to tap into local know-how and start pronouncing Irish place names like a native.


IrelandXO Book Club - Recent Releases

A reading list of Irish-themed books covering Irish history and Irish diaspora life, including perspectives from around the world. 

Our selection of Irish movies to watch during the holidays, as well as a heads-up on new releases (online or to a cinema near you).


Ten Facts about Irish Workhouses

Ten facts about Irish Workhouses

Rising to infamy during the Great Famine, few realise how long workhouses had existed in Ireland before that, or which of them are still extant today. 


IrelandXO Insight - Your County just before the Famine

Donegal before the Famine

In 1837, every county in Ireland was described in exquisite detail by Samuel Lewis. Step back in time to explore the culture and landscape of your ancestors' county here. 


From Isolation - Inspiration

From Isolation - Inspiration

Artistic contributions from poets, writers, singers musicians and actors brought to you by the Irish Embassy in London. 


TG4: a treasure trove of Irish Music & programming 

A wealth of content (including a large collection of Irish music and documentaries) awaits you on the TG4 player (FREE of charge worldwide!)


Where's your favourite place in Ireland to visit?

We'd love if you shared it to our IrelandXO Bucket List HERE.

Here's how to #FillYourHeartWithIreland from wherever you are right now...