This event provides a day long programme of events PROGRAMME 9.00am - 9.45am Registration & Tea/Coffee 9.45am - 10.00am Welcome & IntroductionGalway
A plan that would turn that tattered cloak back into a rich flowing cape. The parish would, suggested honorary long-time mayor, Brendan Gannon, build a magnificent statue in this centenary year.Kilcoona (Galway)
FREE Events include a talk on the history of the O'Flaherty medieval lordship of Iarchonnacht, traditional Irish music, face-painting for children and a commemoration to the last O'Flaherty to own the castle, Peadar O'Flaherty, who gifted the castlOughterard (Galway)
Recently we introduced you to the National School Registers of the National Archives in our Ireland XO Insight - Irish National Education sources relaIreland XO
Sheila Hennessy is a descendant of one couple who made the journey from Ireland to Canada as part of the Peter Robinson Scheme. Sheila tells us that 'depending on the source, their origin was listed as either Ballyhooly or Fermoy (both Co.Cork
While it is a generalisation, most of our ancestors worked on the land and their occupations as 'farmer' or 'labourer' reflected the agricultural character of the community. The rural community was one where people worked in their own parishes and rarely strayed beyond.Ireland XO
You may not realise that in Ireland different TYPES of Parish exist.
The National Archives of Ireland What records do they hold?Ireland XO