News from Ireland

Ireland XO Insight - what did your ancestors do?

When: Saturday, 15 January, 2022

While it is a generalisation, most of our ancestors worked on the land and their occupations as 'farmer' or 'labourer' reflected the agricultural character of the community. The rural community was one where people worked in their own parishes and rarely strayed beyond.

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The Occupation of our Ancestors

IrelandXO Film Club: Award-Winning Irish Movies

When: Wednesday, 15 December, 2021

Award-Winning Irish Movies  Here's our selection of Irish movies that brought Ireland to international attention, with an honourable mention to the Irish county in which they were set or filmed...

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Irish Migration from Derry to Canada

When: Monday, 6 December, 2021

Derry port possessed an ideal situation. She stood at the head of a virtually land-locked Lough Foyle, 24 miles long and only 2 miles wide at its head.

From Derry to Canada

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