News from Ireland

Rambling House

When: Wednesday, 7 September, 2016

Fohenagh & District Historical Society invites you to join us for an event called the 'Rambling House' to celebrate Culture Night on Friday 16th of September at 8.30pm in the Community Centre Fohenagh.

Fohenagh Killure And Kilgerril (Galway)
Fohenagh & District Historical Society

All About Athlone - A Storymap

When: Tuesday, 6 September, 2016

While tourism plays a huge part of industry and employment in the area, the convenient location of the town means that it is a wonderful business location for conferencing and large scale business events being so accessible to the whole island of Ireland.

St Marys Athlone (Westmeath)

Plan your trip to Ireland

When: Monday, 29 August, 2016

If you are already planning, or have booked a trip to Ireland - make sure you get in contact with us to let us know where you will be visiting.

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Golden Mile of Galway 2016 competition

When: Tuesday, 5 July, 2016

This countywide initiative is rolled out on an annual basis by GalwayCounty Council and Galway Rural Development Company Ltd in partnership with Comhair na nOileán Teo and FORUM Connemara.

Sign post on the Aran Islands

National Heritage Week 2016

When: Thursday, 23 June, 2016

Across the country plans are coming together for National Heritage Week 2016 which will take place from the 20th to 28th August 2016. Events are organised by almost 1,000 heritage enthusiasts from organisations to community groups to individuals.

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Youghal Medieval Festival, East Cork © Failte Ireland

Euro 2016 tells us something about what it means to be Irish

When: Thursday, 23 June, 2016

As a completely unique Diaspora initiative, we are often asked by foreign organisations looking to replicate a similarly successful plan, “what is it about the Irish Diaspora that makes them want to claim their Irish heritage?” This seems to be a common challenge many

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Proud to be Irish

Find your story in Ireland's Ancient East

When: Wednesday, 15 June, 2016

In this new campaign from Failte Ireland, a little boy is transported to the to the wonderful landscapes of Ireland’s Ancient East as his dad begins to tell him stories from a big orange book.

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Record Turnout for Farming & Country Life 1916

When: Monday, 13 June, 2016

Ireland Reaching Out was at the event in the 1916 village we were delighted to meet with so many people interested in both finding out more about their own Irish ancestry and also sharing their knowledge with people around the world who may need assistance at a local level.

Athenry (Galway)
Farming & Country Life 1916, Athenry