News from Ireland

Liverpool Irish Festival 2020

When: Thursday, 15 October, 2020

Liverpool Irish Festival 15-25 October Ten days of music, performance and conversation shifts online for 2020 Patrick Kielty spearheads programme exploring theme of “exchange”.

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Liverpool Irish Festival 2020

Expert video help to uncover your Irish ancestry

When: Wednesday, 14 October, 2020

IrelandXO members all over the world have attended our Creating Connections webinars. Make sure you avail of the expert genealogy advice that was shared and use it to search for information about your Irish ancestors, which can then be added to your family tree.

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Free expert help to uncover your Irish ancestry

Chronicles Challenge Emigrants to South America

When: Friday, 9 October, 2020

This week, we will focus on those Emigrants who went to the USA. An XOChronicle can be created via an Ancestor profile. A Building profile can be created showing an Ancestor's headstone, or a homestead where they lived before they left Ireland.

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Chronicles Challenge Emigrants to the USA

When: Tuesday, 29 September, 2020

We are going to look at Emigrants over the next few weeks. This week, we will focus on those Emigrants who went to the USA. An XOChronicle can be created via an Ancestor profile.

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DESCUBRE TUS RAÍCES IRLANDESAS

When: Monday, 28 September, 2020

¿Sabías que a lo largo de los siglos más de 10 millones de personas han emigrado de la isla de Irlanda? Hoy se estima que hasta 70 millones de personas en todo el mundo son de origen irlandés.

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DESCUBRE TUS RAÍCES IRLANDESAS

Bringing the Mountbellew 'Orphan' Girls Home

When: Friday, 25 September, 2020

November 1852 was a dark month in east Galway and made even more so by the lingering effects of An Gorta Mor, the Great Hunger, which had blighted the land for the previous 7 years causing the deaths and emigration of millions. In that month a group of 30 young girls set off from Mountbellew Work

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Bringing the Mountbellew ‘Orphan’ Girls Home

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