News from Ireland

A visit to a broken, old stone house

When: Tuesday, 7 June, 2016

Robert Horwood has just returned home to Australia after a visit to Killaloe, Co. Clare. In April he posted a message to the XO Message Board seeking further information about his ancestors, Thomas Crowe and his wife Margaret O'Donnell from Co. Clare.

Killaloe (Clare)
Old Crowe House

Material Culture of Donegal Communities Abroad

When: Monday, 23 May, 2016

The 32-page, A5-size booklet is the second in the 'Donegal Heritage Series' produced by the County Donegal Heritage Office as part of the by the County Donegal Heritage Plan and includes the following narrative accounts:

Donegal (Donegal)

Ireland XO Insight - Letters home

When: Monday, 23 May, 2016

The story that follows shows us how important letters, diaries and family journals are as memory keepers and mirrors of the past. Many of those who left Ireland were not lucky enough to come home again, even for a short visit.

Doon (Limerick)
The family of Phillip & Sarah Rowles Ryan

Institute of Study Abroad Ireland

When: Wednesday, 11 May, 2016

The Global Irish Summer Camp runs from July 20th – August 4th 2016. It is aimed at US Students of Irish decent between the ages of 15 and 17 years of age, who have never been to Ireland before.

Ireland XO
Irish American Roots

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