News from Ireland

Landed Estate Court 'Rentals'

When: Wednesday, 15 February, 2023

Until about 1900 the majority of land in Ireland (97% in 1870) was rented out to tenant farmers rather than used by the owner himself.

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Landed Estate Court Rentals

Three Irish Love Stories

When: Tuesday, 14 February, 2023

In 1836, Pope Gregory XVI (1831-1846) gave Dublin's Fr John Spratt a reliquary containing the remains of Saint Valentine, as a gift of esteem.

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Unforgetable Irish Love Stories

Registry of Deeds - A Repository of Wills & Land Transactions

When: Wednesday, 18 January, 2023

The importance of the Registry of Deeds is built on the fact that it is a repository holding memorials of deeds and wills that mention the names, ages, life events, places and family relationships of people involved in land and financial transactions from the mid-1600s to the present day.

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Registry of Deeds - A Repository of Wills & Land Transactions

IrelandXO Insight - Irish Proverbs

When: Wednesday, 11 January, 2023

"Cad é a dhéanfadh mac an chait ach luch a mharú?"  What would the cat’s son do but kill mice? Explanation: Why would the child behave any other way when its parents are the very same?

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8 Irish Proverbs and their Meaning