News from Ireland

Remembering our Paternal Irish Ancestors

When: Tuesday, 15 June, 2021

Researching Irish ancestry is challenging at best, especially when the branches of our family tree extend across multiple continents. The good news is, we can help each other out by sharing what we know about our paternal line. 

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Remembering our Maternal Irish Ancestors

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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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

Your ROSCOMMON parish just before the famine

When: Tuesday, 20 April, 2021

Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland is one of the most valuable and unique sources of local history in Ireland.  The equivalent of a tourist's "Lonely Planet Guide" in its day, this groundbreaking publication came in two volumes, with an accompanying atlas. First published in 1837, it was

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Your ROSCOMMON parish just before the famine

Mayo Day 2021

When: Friday, 16 April, 2021

Highlights for #MayoDay include a one-hour flagship TV programme broadcast on Mayo Day evening on TG4 and the TG4 Player, and an online collaboration with The Irish Times focusing on business and enterprise on the evening of Thursday, April 29th.

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Mayo Day 2021

Ten facts about Irish Gravestones

When: Friday, 9 April, 2021

An ancestors headstone holds the promise of uncovering clues that might take us back further.  Inscriptions on headstones can help us fill in gaps in our family histories – a date, a maiden name, it's all genealogy gold.

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Ten facts about Irish Gravestones

IrelandXO Book Club – Spring Edition

When: Tuesday, 6 April, 2021

If you want to recommend a title for our next edition, or add a local-interest book to the Local Guide, scroll to the bottom to find out how. Out Now... Nuala O'Connor | Dec 2020 US / Apr 2021 IRL

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IrelandXO Book Club – Spring Edition

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