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IrelandXO Insight - The Guinness Archive

When: Friday, 29 June, 2018

The Guinness Archive was created in 1998 when they employed their first professional Archivist to curate the history of the company and its employees. The foundation document of the Guinness Archive is the 9,000 year lease signed by Arthur Guinness on the St.

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Lewis' Topographical Dictionary

When: Friday, 25 August, 2017

The publication is part of works on England, Scotland and Wales, which together form Topographical Dictionaries of the three aforementioned countries and Ireland.

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Lewis' Topographical Dictionary

State (Civil) Records 1864 onwards

When: Thursday, 24 August, 2017

With the introduction of state registration, birth and death information was required to be provided to the local registrar who was usually the doctor, within 21 days. Late registration resulted in the imposition of a fine. Hence, in order to avoid the payment of a fine, later birth and death dat

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 The Doyle Wedding © National Library of Ireland

Ireland XO Insight - Genealogy Resource Checklist

When: Thursday, 1 June, 2017

Don't forget to add any information you find out about your ancestors in these resources to our XO Chronicles! Please note that we have included as many free resources as possible. Some of the resources may require payment - this is a part of their own commercial policy and has no relationship with Ireland Reaching Out.

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Dublin Castle Records office © Irish Photo Archives

Trade Directories

When: Monday, 3 April, 2017

Classes excluded from this include: small tenant farmers, landless labourers and servants. It is worth noting that every entry is at least 6 months out of date by the time of publication.

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