Ardchrois an Spidéil (High Cross of Spiddal)

When: Thursday, 10 September, 2015

Ardchrois an Spidéil is 8.5 ft (2.6 metres) high and weights approx 700Kgs (3/4 tonne). It is designed in the tradition of the Irish ‘penal’ crosses and is executed in rose granite quarried in Clochmór, Baile na hAbhann.

Spiddal (Galway)
 High Cross Clonmacnoise

Calling the ‘Galway Tribal Diaspora'!

When: Tuesday, 8 September, 2015

The Galway based heritage organisation is launching a new initiative entitled ‘The Galway Tribal Diaspora Project’ which aims to collect and record the stories of former Galway residents  who have gone on to continue their life story beyond Irish shores.

Galway City and Corrib © Tourism Ireland

Epic Journeys Ellis Island exhibition launches in County Clare

When: Monday, 31 August, 2015

Epic Journeys Ellis Island is a research project undertaken by Ireland Reaching Out (Ireland XO), with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which looks at people who left Ireland at the turn of the 19th Century and passed through the Immigration Station at Ellis Island befo

Ireland XO
Martin Curry Epic Journeys Ellis Island 28.08.15

Celtic Revival Art Collection

When: Sunday, 9 August, 2015

The museum collection includes embroidered banners designed by Jack B. Yeats and created by the Dun Emer Guild (which included the Yeats sisters), as well as art by Sarah Purser, and Evie Hone.

Loughrea (Galway)

The 100 TO ONE project

When: Monday, 3 August, 2015

To commemorate 100 years since the Easter Rising of 1916 a Galway group are taking a somewhat different angle by celebrating how Galway County has progressed through its people.

Galway Tourism Ireland

ChangeX highlights the work of IrelandXO Volunteers

When: Friday, 10 July, 2015

The Irish Times recently spoke to Christine Timoney who visited Ireland having connected with the Bournea Parish Volunteer, Tim Lee. Tim welcomed Christine to the area and helped her learn more about her ancestors. 

Ireland XO
Bournea Team, Tipperary, Ireland


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