News from Ireland

TG4: catch a traditional Irish music session from anywhere in the world.

When: Wednesday, 24 June, 2020

TG4 broadcasts two major music events each year: Gradam Ceoil, the Oscars of Traditional Irish Music; and a 4 day Live broadcast from FLEADH CEOIL na hÉireann each year.  This year in the absence of Fleadh Ceoil, due to Covid19, TG4 plans a virtual musical celebration of Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann.

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TG4: catch a traditional Irish music session from anywhere in the world.

Tell us about your Irish-interest event!

When: Wednesday, 24 June, 2020

Ireland and the Irish are world-renowned for our festivals and events. From music to sport, from history to oysters, every year there is a huge choice of Irish-related activities and gatherings to be involved in.

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Tell us about your Irish-interest event!

Chronicles Insight - Irish in Argentina

When: Friday, 19 June, 2020

Fr Anthony Dominic Fahy Father Anthony Dominic Fahy was born in County Galway in 1805 to Patrick Fahy and Belinda Cloran. Many of the Fahy children pursued lives in the Church. 

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Chronicles Insight - Irish in Argentina

Making the most of your ancestors' photographs

When: Wednesday, 17 June, 2020

There are more than 10,000 ancestors now on the XO Chronicles. (Thank you IrelandXO community!) Undoubtedly, those that stand out, and really bring to life the stories of the people featured, are those that have a photograph.

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Making the most of your ancestors' photographs

Chronicles Insight - Joyce's Dublin in 1904

When: Monday, 15 June, 2020

In Dublin, the home of Joyce and Ulysses, tours take place where scholars and enthusiasts alike can visit a number of the sites which feature in the novel and retrace the steps of the novel’s main character Leopold Bloom.

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Chronicles Insight - Joyce's Dublin in 1904

Your MAYO parish just before the Famine

When: Wednesday, 10 June, 2020

If you have traced your ancestors to a particular town, village or parish in County Mayo, this resource can provide local insights into the district in which they lived, and what amenities were available to them at that time. Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland is one of the most valuable

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