News from Ireland

IrelandXO Insight - Pronouncing Irish Place Names

When: Thursday, 3 September, 2020

It’s no secret that Irish signage can be the undoing of even the most seasoned traveller. Even Irish natives know how easy it is to get a place-name pronunciation wrong when they are not local to the area.

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IrelandXO Insight - Pronouncing Irish Place Names

County in Focus - Cavan

When: Tuesday, 1 September, 2020

People The Cavan Diaspora has no shortage of interesting characters. Here are some highlights from our database of Cavan Ancestors. Click on the images below to learn more about the lives of these individuals.

Counties in Focus - Cavan

Open Day for Lough Graney Nature Sanctury

When: Monday, 31 August, 2020

We are a small non-profit community organisation dedicated to setting up a nature sanctuary in the historic Lough Grainey Valley in County Clare. We would love to introduce you to the valley and its significance to nature and culture in Ireland.

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Heritage Week Videos 2020

When: Monday, 24 August, 2020

Paul Murphy is filmmaker based in Galway, who has in recent years worked with several state agencies. Paul describes the work as ‘telling stories’ with film/video.

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Heritage Week Videos 2020 Paul Murphy

IrelandXO Book Club - Recent Releases

When: Wednesday, 12 August, 2020

From historical fiction to diaspora memoirs, from coffee table County picture books to Irish-international relations, we aim to offer you a diverse slice of Irish and Irish diaspora life, including perspectives from around the world.

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IrelandXO Book Club - Recent Releases

My IrelandXO Bucket List

When: Saturday, 1 August, 2020

The Ireland LOCAL GUIDE is a free facility for you to create and collate an Ireland Bucket List for sightseeing, entertainment, research and more.

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My IrelandXO Bucket List

Kilkenny Worldwide

When: Friday, 24 July, 2020

Today Kilkenny lends its name to much more than a county and city in Ireland. As its people began to emigrate, their fondness for this place inspired them to leave us clues overseas as to where they went and what became of them. NEW ZEALAND