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Womens Christmas

Women's Little Christmas

When: Friday, 5 January, 2024

‘Women’s Christmas’ or Nollaig na mBan is also known as Little Christmas and is widely regarded to mark the end of the Christmas season here in Ireland. It falls on January 6th where in many parts of the world,  it is known as the Feast of the Epiphany, or Three King's Day in Spain or Twelfth Nig

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IrelandXO Insight - A Traditional Irish Christmas

When: Friday, 15 December, 2023

 To see if your favourite Irish Christmas tradition is something old, new, or borrowed, read on ... 

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Best Irish Movies: IrelandXO Flim Club

IrelandXO Film Club: Award-Winning Irish Movies

When: Wednesday, 6 December, 2023

Award-Winning Irish Movies  Here's our selection of Irish movies that brought Ireland to international attention, with an honourable mention to the Irish county in which they were set or filmed...

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Irish Piseógs

Famous Irish Piseógs -

When: Wednesday, 18 October, 2023

People lived in fear of the unknown, the unexplained and the future, would the harvest be good, will the weather hold out, will it rain when it’s needed, will the sunshine to ripen the crops, will the cows yield a good supply of milk, will the cream be churned to butter.

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W.B Yeats: Poet and Public Man

William Butler Yeats: Poet and Public Man

When: Monday, 27 November, 2023

Ireland was a happening place in the early 1920s. Its' two-year war of independence came to a close with a truce declared in the summer of 1921.

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Chronicles Webinar Playback: Irish Poets & Poetry

Chronicles Webinar Playback: Irish Poets & Poetry

When: Friday, 5 February, 2021

After a break over the Holidays we returned to the Chronicles Webinar series with a discussion of Irish poets and poetry. 

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IrelandXO Book Club – Winter Edition

IrelandXO Book Club – Winter Edition

When: Thursday, 30 November, 2023

If you want to recommend a title for our next edition, or add a local-interest book to the Local Guide, scroll to the bottom to find out how. 1. Through Her Eyes, Clodagh Finn (2019)

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Creating Connections Playback: Irish Emigration Sources

Creating Connections Playback: Irish Emigration Sources

When: Friday, 31 December, 2021

Scroll down for video We are back to give more guidance about connecting with your Irish place of origin, by looking at Irish Emigration. This webinar will focus on:

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Researching Irish Passenger List of the Immigrant Ships

When: Monday, 5 September, 2022

by Brian Mitchell, Genealogy, Derry City & Strabane District Council, Tower Museum

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Chronicles Insight - Irish Stars of the Silver Screen

Chronicles Insight - Irish Stars of the Silver Screen

When: Friday, 20 November, 2020

This week we enjoyed welcoming people from all over the world to our Hollywood-themed webinar. If you missed Thursday's meet up, here is another chance to catch up with the historical characters that were discussed.

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