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Old Irish (Gaelic) boy names and their meaning

When: Friday, 9 July, 2021

Introduction In this index most common Irish names, their correct English, Latin and Gaelic spelling variations are listed. This is followed by their meaning and origin, but before we begin please read through the index guide below. 

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Old Irish boys' names & aliases

IrelandXO Insight - The Guinness Archive

When: Thursday, 1 July, 2021

The Guinness Archive was created in 1998 when they employed their first professional Archivist to curate the history of the company and its employees. The foundation document of the Guinness Archive is the 9,000 year lease signed by Arthur Guinness on the St.

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IrelandXO Insight - The Guinness Archive

Free Irish Genealogy Course Now Available!

When: Thursday, 20 May, 2021

Introduction to Irish Family History Created with the help of our volunteer network, this course introduces the basics of Irish family history research, explains the resources available, and helps researchers interpret their findings in a meaningful way. 

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An old Irish house, a man a woman chatting and couch crossing the road

Cavan Townlands Website

When: Friday, 30 April, 2021

cavantownlands.com is hosted by Michael McShane and his wife, Catherine Kerr. Although not a native of Cavan, Michael has traced his ancestors back to the townland of Cloggy in the parish of Killashandra.

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Cavan Townlands Website

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