News from Ireland

Ireland XO Insight - Archaeological and Built Heritage

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

A drive through any county in Ireland will instantly bring you into contact with our Architectural and Built heritage – from stone castles and ancient burial sites to magnificent houses and cathedrals.  Exploring these buildings is an exciting way to discover more about our Island and its varied

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Staigue Stone Fort in Kerry © Tourism Ireland

St Mary's Glennan

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

The author of the 'statistical survey', 1833 says of it: "it is a very fine house built of freestone and limestone.  It is 110 ft long and 52 ft wide with high and narrow Gothic windows.  It is unfinished and will accommodate 2000 persons when completed.  It has cost 1000 pound

Donagh (Monaghan)

Ireland's history in maps

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

Here is a website that has some nice maps of Ireland. The famine years has a nice map showing the percentage of grade four housing that existed in each county .

Kilbeacanty (Galway)

October Lecture Series

When: Friday, 28 October, 2016

The 2016 October lecture will be entitled ´The Tuam Beat´, which will examine the early work of renowned playwright Tom Murphy and the music that intertwines his work.

Tuam (Galway)

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