There was an excellent turnout yesterday at Mike Feerick's talk on Ireland Reaching Out at Lackagh Parish Centre.Lackagh (Galway)
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)
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
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 befoIreland XO
In June, we were delighted to welcome an RTE film crew to join us for a day to learn more about how Ireland Reaching Out is making a real difference to local communities and the Diaspora that they are welcoming home.Ireland XO
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
An Island Community: The Ebb and Flow of the Great Blasket Island is a voluminous social history of the abandoned Great Blasket Island, off the wild south west coast of Ireland, which touches on its history, culture and folklore.