News from Ireland

IrelandXO Insight - Your County just before the Famine

When: Sunday, 1 March, 2020

First published in 1837, 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 dictionary came in two volumes, with an accompanying atlas.

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Tell us where you Ancestor emigrated to

When: Monday, 17 February, 2020

If you have already created an Ancestor Chronicle you can now edit it to also include information about whether they stayed in Ireland or moved abroad.  Follow the instructions in this video and remember to save your changes at the end.

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IrelandXO Insight - The Guinness Archive

When: Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

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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IrelandXO Insight - The Guinness Archive

Tracing Your Sligo Ancestors (2nd edition)

When: Monday, 2 December, 2019

Published by the Ancestor Network, this is an extensively revised and updated edition of their acclaimed guide to ancestral research on the families of county Sligo. In particular, many new on-line genealogy sources have been added.

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Tracing your Sligo Ancestors

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