News from Ireland

Remembering our Irish Grandmothers

When: Friday, 25 March, 2022

Researching Irish ancestry gets even more challenging when tracing the maternal branches of our family tree. The good news is, we can help each other out by sharing what we know about our maternal line. 

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Irish grandmother standing in front of her rural house

The Great Irish Famine Online

When: Saturday, 12 March, 2022

It's no secret that the tragedy of the Great Famine (1845-52) had a profound and devastating effect on Irish society. We know from census data that in the space of 10 years (1841 and 1851) many parishes along the Wild Atlantic Way lost more than half their population.  Hidden by this big data ar

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