News from Ireland

IrelandXO Insight - Pronouncing Irish Place Names

When: Thursday, 3 September, 2020

It’s no secret that Irish signage can be the undoing of even the most seasoned traveller. Even Irish natives know how easy it is to get a place-name pronunciation wrong when they are not local to the area.

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IrelandXO Insight - Pronouncing Irish Place Names

County in Focus - Cavan

When: Tuesday, 1 September, 2020

People The Cavan Diaspora has no shortage of interesting characters. Here are some highlights from our database of Cavan Ancestors. Click on the images below to learn more about the lives of these individuals.

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Counties in Focus - Cavan

Open Day for Lough Graney Nature Sanctury

When: Monday, 31 August, 2020

We are a small non-profit community organisation dedicated to setting up a nature sanctuary in the historic Lough Grainey Valley in County Clare. We would love to introduce you to the valley and its significance to nature and culture in Ireland.

Caher Feakle (Clare)

Chronicles Challenge Emigrants to Canada

When: Monday, 31 August, 2020

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

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XO Chronicles - Great Hunger Survivors

When: Monday, 31 August, 2020

Rather than be weakened by their experiences, many Irish people lived long and prosperous lives. Our members have been sharing stories of their Irish centenarian ancestors, that were born during or before the famine.

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XO Chronicles - Great Hunger Survivors

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