News from Ireland

Ireland's history in maps

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

Here is a website that has some nice maps of Ireland. The famine years has a nice map showing the percentage of grade four housing that existed in each county .

Kilbeacanty (Galway)

Freeholder's Lists

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

Freeholder's Lists are usually thought of listing only rich persons, however, people could also become Freeholders in a variety of ways.

Dromore (Down)

Ireland XO Insight - Archaeological and Built Heritage

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

A drive through any county in Ireland will instantly bring you into contact with our Architectural and Built heritage – from stone castles and ancient burial sites to magnificent houses and cathedrals.  Exploring these buildings is an exciting way to discover more about our Island and its varied

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Staigue Stone Fort in Kerry © Tourism Ireland

Testimonials - What our members are saying

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

Just a message to say this is a fantastic idea, I wish you all the best.  It is good for Ireland and for the people coming home.  Its nice to see something positive. I wish you all the very best with this.   Paul McLaughlin, Donegal

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Kilkenny Castle Rose Garden

St Mary's Glennan

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

The author of the 'statistical survey', 1833 says of it: "it is a very fine house built of freestone and limestone.  It is 110 ft long and 52 ft wide with high and narrow Gothic windows.  It is unfinished and will accommodate 2000 persons when completed.  It has cost 1000 pound

Donagh (Monaghan)

Cloonkeenkerrill School Girls 1893 - 1918

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

1893 - Sarah Laffey 1894 - Margaret Forde, Bridget E Griffin, Anne Rowan 1896 - Maggie Ruane, Maria Connellan, Bridget Kilkenny, Norah higgins, Catherine Rowan 1897 - Bridget Laffy 1898 - Mary Barry, Katie Ruane, Lizzie Hession, Bridget Rowan, Delia Silke

Athenry (Galway)

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