News from Ireland

Ten facts about Irish Gravestones

When: Friday, 9 April, 2021

An ancestors headstone holds the promise of uncovering clues that might take us back further.  Inscriptions on headstones can help us fill in gaps in our family histories – a date, a maiden name, it's all genealogy gold.

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Ten facts about Irish Gravestones

IrelandXO Book Club – Spring Edition

When: Tuesday, 6 April, 2021

If you want to recommend a title for our next edition, or add a local-interest book to the Local Guide, scroll to the bottom to find out how. Out Now... Nuala O'Connor | Dec 2020 US / Apr 2021 IRL

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IrelandXO Book Club – Spring Edition

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

Ancestors Masterclass

When: Wednesday, 31 March, 2021

How does it work? The Ancestor Chronicles are a way for you to reconnect and keep in touch with any local community that you or your ancestors may have once lived or worked in. You can post chronicles for any historical individual* connected to a parish or county, be it

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Ancestor Profile Masterclass

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

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