News from Ireland

Old Irish (Gaelic) Girl Names & Nicknames

When: Tuesday, 1 November, 2022

Introduction When Christianity was introduced to Ireland, some old Gaelic names became more popular because they sounded similar to saints' names e.g. Treasa > Teresa | Máiréad > Margaret | Áine > Anna.

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Old Irish Names for Girls & their aliases

County Kerry in Focus

When: Tuesday, 18 October, 2022

The Kingdom as it's often referred to has some of the most spectacular sights on the island from the Ring of Kerry, Skellig Islands to the Dingle Peninsula it's no wonder over 1 million tourists stopped off there last year. 

County Kerry in Focus

IrelandXO Cook Club - Irish Soul Food

When: Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Irish Soda Bread Soda bread – the staple of the people in rural Ireland especially (where yeast was hard to come by) is still a top favourite on this island today. 

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