News from Ireland

IrelandXO Connections - New South Wales and Clare

When: Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Kerri's Story After having led a somewhat unusual life, I had been encouraged many years ago to write a book.  However, it soon became clear to me that some of the reasons I had experienced what I had, may be contained in the lives of those who went before me.

IrelandXO Connections - New South Wales and Clare

IrelandXO Connections - New York and County Offaly

When: Wednesday, 18 December, 2019

Anna Sharkey, Barbara’s great-grandmother, together with Anna’s siblings and parents (Barbara’s great-great grandparents) had emigrated to New York City from Birr in County Offaly in Ireland – something Barbara had always known.

Birr (Offaly)
The Sharkey Cousins in Birr