News from Ireland

Celebrating St Patrick in Wellington, New Zealand.

When: Thursday, 21 March, 2019

Picture above, from the NUC St Patrick's service:  When Alyson asked Sanna and Layla about the St Patrick’s Day cards they had created, Sanna explained how the shamrock leaves could be lifted to see what was underneath!  (Most people wore green)

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Celebrating St Patrick in Wellington, New Zealand.

Mayo Orphan Girls - An Earl Grey genealogy project

When: Saturday, 16 March, 2019

From 1848 to 1850, the Famine Orphan Emigration Scheme, administered by Colonial Secretary, Earl Grey, sent a total of 4,114 young women from 118 Irish workhouses to the Australian ports of Sydney, Port Phillip (Melbourne) and Adelaide.

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