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NATIONAL FAMINE COMMEMORATION 2018

When: Thursday, 19 October, 2017

Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Chair of the National Famine Commemoration Committee, has announced that next year's National Famine Commemoration will take place on Saturday, 12th May 2018 in University College Cork.  The focal point of the 2

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Award winning Irish start-up The Freebird Club

When: Tuesday, 10 October, 2017

New Irish start-up The Freebird Club is a travel-based social club for older adults, enabling positive 'connected ageing’ through social travel and homestays among members. Operating as a ‘peer-to-peer’ members’ club for the over 50’s, it enables mature adults to travel and stay with each other i

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Liam Cosgrave

When: Thursday, 28 September, 2017

Picture above: 5th March 1973..With a view to forming a Coalition Government the leaders of the Fine Gael, Mr Liam Cosgrave, and Labour, Mr Brendan Corish are pictured at Leinster House, where they met today.

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5th March 1973..With a view to forming a Coalition Government the leaders of the Fine Gael, Mr Liam Cosgrave, and Labour, Mr Brendan Corish are pictured at Leinster House, where they met today. They hoped to formulate a plan to form a coalition to oust the sitting Fianna Fail Government which has held power for sixteen consecutive years.

What is a Parish?

When: Thursday, 7 September, 2017

To help you understand more about what a Parish is, and also the different TYPES of Parish that exist, we have prepared a short, explanatory guide.

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Lewis' Topographical Dictionary

When: Friday, 25 August, 2017

The publication is part of works on England, Scotland and Wales, which together form Topographical Dictionaries of the three aforementioned countries and Ireland.

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Lewis' Topographical Dictionary

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