News from Ireland

Google Adsense is introduced to Ireland XO website

When: Tuesday, 26 January, 2016

The position of the ads has been designed to interfere as little as possible with the experience of using the website and certain restrictions have been put in place to manage the nature of the ads themselves. 

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A community Ireland XO gathering in Tulla County Clare

Ireland Reaching Out is hiring!

When: Friday, 22 January, 2016

The Ireland Reaching Out programme is expanding at a rapid rate and we are now looking to add some new skills to our team to help with connecting the Irish diaspora around the world with their local communities of origin.

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Ireland Reaching Out are hiring © Failte Ireland

Killererin – A Parish History

When: Friday, 8 January, 2016

It features indepth chapters on the archaeology of the area, the townlands, the military and ecclesiastical history as well as an examination of education and trade through the years.  

Killererin (Galway)
Killererin a parish history Barnaderg Castle


When: Monday, 21 December, 2015

Written by Mary J Murphy, it's fifty-plus townlands are tucked neatly into 56 square miles in north County Galway, and Eilish is involved because her journalist-grandfather, Michael McHugh, was born in one of those townlands, Raheen, in 1873.

Sean Keane