News from Ireland

IrelandXO Connections - New South Wales and Clare

When: Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Kerri's Story After having led a somewhat unusual life, I had been encouraged many years ago to write a book.  However, it soon became clear to me that some of the reasons I had experienced what I had, may be contained in the lives of those who went before me.

Clare
IrelandXO Connections - New South Wales and Clare

IrelandXO Insight - The Guinness Archive

When: Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

The Guinness Archive was created in 1998 when they employed their first professional Archivist to curate the history of the company and its employees. The foundation document of the Guinness Archive is the 9,000 year lease signed by Arthur Guinness on the St.

Ireland XO
IrelandXO Insight - The Guinness Archive

Chronicles Insight - The Road to Suffrage

When: Friday, 24 January, 2020

The road to suffrage in Ireland was a difficult one not without its share of battles. At a time when Ireland was experiencing rebellions, risings, and civil war, it is easy to overlook the plight of the women who wanted to have a say in the future of their country.

Ireland XO
Chronicles Insight - The Road to Suffrage

IrelandXO Connections - New York and County Offaly

When: Wednesday, 18 December, 2019

Anna Sharkey, Barbara’s great-grandmother, together with Anna’s siblings and parents (Barbara’s great-great grandparents) had emigrated to New York City from Birr in County Offaly in Ireland – something Barbara had always known.

Birr (Offaly)
The Sharkey Cousins in Birr

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