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Chronicles Insight - Military Ancestors

When: Thursday, 1 April, 2021

The focus of this particular Special Group is Military Ancestors. Read on to learn about some of the brave Irish people who are already in this group, and be sure to add your Military Ancestors so that their service can be recognised once more. 

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Chronicles Insight - Military Ancestors

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

Celebrate St Patrick's Day, from your home!

When: Friday, 12 March, 2021

Here you will find a selection of virtual events that are happening next week. Be sure to don your cap and pin on the shamrock when you join in, and let's mark this special occasion together, in a new way.

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Celebrate St Patrick's Day, from your home!

Lanzamiento del libro de Tim Fanning: DON JUAN O'BRIEN

When: Wednesday, 10 March, 2021

Con motivo de la celebración del Día de San Patricio, el Embajador de Irlanda, Paul Gleeson se complace en invitarle al lanzamiento del libro de Tim Fanning: DON JUAN O'BRIEN. Un aventurero irlandés en la Sudamérica del siglo XIX

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Lanzamiento del libro de Tim Fanning: DON JUAN O'BRIEN

County in Focus - Clare

When: Friday, 5 March, 2021

Picture above: Visitors to the Cliffs of Moher in 2019 enjoy the dramatic scenery

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Discover more about your Irish Ancestry in County Clare

IrelandXO Cook Club - Irish Soul Food

When: Monday, 1 March, 2021

Irish Soda Bread Soda bread – the staple of the people in rural Ireland especially (where yeast was hard to come by) is still a top favourite on this island today. 

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