News from Ireland

Remembering our Irish Grandmothers

When: Saturday, 1 May, 2021

Researching Irish ancestry gets even more challenging when tracing the maternal branches of our family tree. The good news is, we can help each other out by sharing what we know about our maternal line. 

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Irish grandmother standing in front of her rural house

James Joyce's Bloomsday

When: Saturday, 1 May, 2021

In Dublin, the home of Joyce and Ulysses, tours take place where scholars and enthusiasts alike can visit a number of the sites which feature in the novel and retrace the steps of the novel’s main character Leopold Bloom.

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Chronicles Insight - Joyce's Dublin in 1904

Cavan Townlands Website

When: Friday, 30 April, 2021

cavantownlands.com is hosted by Michael McShane and his wife, Catherine Kerr. Although not a native of Cavan, Michael has traced his ancestors back to the townland of Cloggy in the parish of Killashandra.

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Cavan Townlands Website

Remembering our WWI Ancestors

When: Saturday, 24 April, 2021

Finding branches of one's family tree touching upon military service in more than one country's armed forces is a common theme in Irish genealogy. 

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Many Irish served in World War One

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