News from Ireland

IrelandXO Cook Club - Barmbrack

When: Sunday, 25 October, 2020

Photo credit: 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: Saturday, 24 October, 2020

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

Chronicles Challenge Emigrants to Australia

When: Monday, 19 October, 2020

We will focus on those Emigrants who went to Australia. An XOChronicle can be created via an Ancestor profile. A Building profile can be created showing an Ancestor's headstone, or a homestead where they lived before they left Ireland.

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Chronicles Challenge Emigrants to South Asia

When: Friday, 16 October, 2020

We are continuing to look at Emigrants over the next few weeks. This week, we will focus on those Emigrants who went to South Asia. An XOChronicle can be created via an Ancestor profile.

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Leeds Irish Centre announces 50th Anniversary book

When: Friday, 16 October, 2020

Leeds Irish Centre was due to host a number of celebrations and commemorations in June 2020 to mark its 50 th year at the heart of the city’s Irish community. But the Corona pandemic and the ensuing lockdown put all its plans on hold until 2021.

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LEEDS IRISH CENTRE ANNOUNCES 50TH ANNIVERSARY BOOK

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