News from Ireland

Award winning Irish start-up The Freebird Club

When: Tuesday, 10 October, 2017

New Irish start-up The Freebird Club is a travel-based social club for older adults, enabling positive 'connected ageing’ through social travel and homestays among members. Operating as a ‘peer-to-peer’ members’ club for the over 50’s, it enables mature adults to travel and stay with each other i

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Liam Cosgrave

When: Thursday, 28 September, 2017

Picture above: 5th March 1973..With a view to forming a Coalition Government the leaders of the Fine Gael, Mr Liam Cosgrave, and Labour, Mr Brendan Corish are pictured at Leinster House, where they met today.

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5th March 1973..With a view to forming a Coalition Government the leaders of the Fine Gael, Mr Liam Cosgrave, and Labour, Mr Brendan Corish are pictured at Leinster House, where they met today. They hoped to formulate a plan to form a coalition to oust the sitting Fianna Fail Government which has held power for sixteen consecutive years.

Lewis' Topographical Dictionary

When: Friday, 25 August, 2017

The publication is part of works on England, Scotland and Wales, which together form Topographical Dictionaries of the three aforementioned countries and Ireland.

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Lewis' Topographical Dictionary

County Galway 101 Interesting Facts

When: Thursday, 24 August, 2017

The book will guide you through the lives of famous Galway people and their contribution to world changing events. County Galway’s history, music, nature, sports, geographical interests and famous sights are all waiting for you to explore.

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County Galway 101 Interesting Facts

State (Civil) Records 1864 onwards

When: Thursday, 24 August, 2017

With the introduction of state registration, birth and death information was required to be provided to the local registrar who was usually the doctor, within 21 days. Late registration resulted in the imposition of a fine. Hence, in order to avoid the payment of a fine, later birth and death dat

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 The Doyle Wedding © National Library of Ireland

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