News from Ireland

Ireland's history in maps

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

Here is a website that has some nice maps of Ireland. The famine years has a nice map showing the percentage of grade four housing that existed in each county .

Kilbeacanty (Galway)

Freeholder's Lists

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

Freeholder's Lists are usually thought of listing only rich persons, however, people could also become Freeholders in a variety of ways.

Dromore (Down)

Ireland's Global Diaspora

When: Tuesday, 1 November, 2016

The community of Irish is one that is scattered around the world and emigration is not a new concept for Irish people. President Higgins recently thanked Irish agencies and those working with the Diaspora who sustained engagement with our country’s emigrants over many years.

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Irish Emigrants arriving in Ellis Island New York

October Lecture Series

When: Friday, 28 October, 2016

The 2016 October lecture will be entitled ´The Tuam Beat´, which will examine the early work of renowned playwright Tom Murphy and the music that intertwines his work.

Tuam (Galway)

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