News from Ireland

The most common Irish last names per county

When: Wednesday, 24 March, 2021

Having evolved over the centuries to be the surnames we recognise today, Irish last names have a rich and vibrant history. In early times, when Ireland had a much smaller population and mass movement of people was uncommon, it was not unusual for people to be known by only one name. However, as t

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The most popular last names for every county of Ireland

XO Chronicles - Remembering WW1

When: Wednesday, 11 November, 2020

Many more Irish men and women joined the allied forces in the countries they had emigrated to, and thousands, such as Patrick Conheady and Charles Sharpe, gave up their lives in the ensuing battles.

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XO Chronicles - Remembering WW1

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