News from Ireland

Visiting Old Rahoon

When: Wednesday, 7 December, 2016

Throughout the early part of 2016 Julie DeFrancesco and her family eagerly planned a trip to Ireland. As the family historian and armed with family papers and documents she hoped to visit the parishes of her ancestors, the Delaneys from Laois and the Maloys from Galway.

Rahoon (Galway)
Old Rahoon Graveyard 2016

Oral History Interview Skills Workshop

When: Monday, 21 November, 2016

This workshop is open to anyone interesting in developing the techniques and interview skills required for undertaking oral history projects and will be delivered by Oral History Consultant Dr Tomás Mac Conmara.

Portumna (Galway)

Former Brewery and Distillers

When: Monday, 14 November, 2016

Did you know that, in what some consider to have been the family's ruthless climb to the top, they bought up, or put out of business, a number of other parallel enterprises, some of which were associated with St. Catherine's civil parish. These included:

St Catherines (Dublin)

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