News from Ireland

Personal objects - historical artefacts

When: Wednesday, 31 May, 2017

Evidence can come in many formats – documents, receipts from a wedding breakfast or funeral wake, letters post-cards and telegrams, old photos and cine-camera footage, newspaper cuttings, and artefacts – the simple mementoes we keep to remind us of key life events.

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Lough Derg Blueway Workshop

When: Friday, 14 April, 2017

The Lough Derg Blueway encourages additional tourism through the provision and promotion of water and land based outdoor activities in the Lough Derg area.  Craft, heritage, culture, music, land and water based outdoor activities, accommodation and dining service providers, are all encouraged to

Nenagh (Tipperary)

Claregalway.info

When: Monday, 3 April, 2017

Claregalway.info was created as part of an effort to engage new residents of Claregalway with the community and history surrounding them. You can learn more about the effort by clicking on the link below that will take you to the website.

Claregalway (Baile Chláir)

Trade Directories

When: Monday, 3 April, 2017

Classes excluded from this include: small tenant farmers, landless labourers and servants. It is worth noting that every entry is at least 6 months out of date by the time of publication.

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Griffith Valuation & Tithe Applotment

When: Monday, 3 April, 2017

Townland areas often appear to vary from the Tithe Applotment Books to the Griffith’s Valuation – this can generally be explained by the fact that very poor quality land was not taxable and hence not included in the earlier survey.  All lands were included in the Griffith’s Val

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Great Uncle William Mogan's trip to Ireland

When: Thursday, 30 March, 2017

Foreward "William was at the time of this trip 18 years old. He was a engineer for the railroad and was killed at age 40 when two trains hit head on in Pegram, Tennessee, just outside Nashville, Tennessee.  He had married and had one child at his death.  

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Molloy’s Triennial Clan Gathering Announced

When: Tuesday, 21 February, 2017

Events in the weekend schedule include an early evening meeting at the Molloy Esker Hill Golf Club for food and drink and to meet old and new O'Molloy Clan members. Presentations will be made on the history of the Molloys in Offaly and DNA genealogy.

Tullamore (Offaly)

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