News from Ireland

From Isolation - Inspiration

When: Monday, 20 April, 2020

Speaking earlier this month about this innovative project, Ambassador Adrian O’Neill said: “Across these islands, there are many artists who also are in domestic isolation. They and their work continue to be important sources of inspiration to us all, especially in these difficult times.”  

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From Isolation - Inspiration

Did your ancestor have a connection to an Irish Workhouse?

When: Friday, 10 April, 2020

Many of the people who went into an Irish Workhouse, never came out again, dying from malnutrition and ill health, or remaining in the infirmary when the Workhouse evolved into one of the many county homes, district hospitals, and asylums that were part of the legacy of these institutions.

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Did your ancestor have a connection to an Irish Workhouse?

Chronicles Insight - The Irish Mammy

When: Friday, 20 March, 2020

Though the everyday actions of our Irish Mammies have undoubtedly shaped the Irish nation by helping generations of Irish people, at home and abroad, they sadly have largely gone unremarked by history.

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Chronicles Insight - The Irish Mammy

Ireland on Instagram

When: Wednesday, 18 March, 2020

Landscapes Ireland has some breathtakingly beautiful scenery, from rugged coastlines to limestone mountains, here are five Instagram accounts that give you a taste of the diverse landscapes of Ireland. 

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Ireland on Instagram

Chronicles Workshop in Loughrea Library

When: Friday, 28 February, 2020

We started the day by getting everyone signed up to the website. Once this was accomplished we were ready to start interacting with our own civil parishes. We learned about how to search for and join a parish so that we receive updates on that particular area.

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Chronicles Workshop Loughrea Library February 2020

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