News from Ireland

XO Chronicles - Great Hunger Survivors

When: Monday, 31 August, 2020

Rather than be weakened by their experiences, many Irish people lived long and prosperous lives. Our members have been sharing stories of their Irish centenarian ancestors, that were born during or before the famine.

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XO Chronicles - Great Hunger Survivors

Irish Naming Conventions and Baptism Traditions

When: Wednesday, 19 August, 2020

This handy insight will show you how to work out Irish family patterns (a) in the early 1800s and (b) after the Great Famine when these traditions changed drastically.  Remember, you can always post a query on this subject to our IrelandXO Message Board anytime you need guidance. To join up a

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IrelandXO Insight - Irish Naming and Baptism Traditions

Chronicles Insight - Irish in New Zealand

When: Wednesday, 12 August, 2020

There has been a steady flow of people migrating from Ireland to New Zealand dating all the way back to the earliest days of European arrivals in Aotearoa. Let’s take a look at the experiences of some of New Zealand’s 19th century Irish settlers.

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Chronicles Insight - Irish in New Zealand

Thank you - we have 10,000 Ancestors on the XO Chronicles!

When: Friday, 5 June, 2020

The Ireland XO Chronicles bring to life the heritage of a community by documenting the people, the buildings and the events that existed at any time in the history of the parish. As part of this custom-built platform, IrelandXO has dedicated an individual space for chronicling ev

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Buildings & Places Masterclass

When: Tuesday, 26 May, 2020

Whether you are new to researching an Irish place of origin, want to share local history with your parish diaspora, or planning a visit to the parish where all who came before them walked... 

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Irish Buildings and Places Masterclass

Family Tree Resource For Kids

When: Thursday, 23 April, 2020

Filling in your family tree is a bit like solving a big puzzle – and each puzzle is different for every family! You will have to do some detective work, so remember to take notes and keep your eyes and ears open for clues that well help you discover the names that you are looking for.

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Children's Family Tree Resource

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