News from Ireland

IrelandXO Connections - New Zealand and Westmeath

When: Wednesday, 8 July, 2020

With the help of IrelandXO volunteers she was able to understand more about the place in Ireland her ancestors came from and by the following year had finalised her plans to visit it for herself. She posted: "We are coming to Ireland in September to check out my Dagg ancestry.

Westmeath
IrelandXO Connections New Zealand and Westmeath

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.

Clare
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

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