News Digest


  • Catholic parish registers in Ireland from 1740′s on now published online:

  • Chicago May: The Irish queen of crooks:

  • Celebration of Irish who built the world’s major cities comes to New York and Chicago (VIDEO):

  • Rare 1880s photo captures Achill women breaking stones:

  • A century of Irish history goes online in posters, pamphlets and diaries:

  • Release of listing of 2,558 veterans of Easter Week 1916 with recognised military service. The list of names and addresses can be downloaded:

  • The best medieval statue in Ireland is 8ft tall and in a ruined church in Kilkenny:

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