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  • Lisa McCarthy, Eneclann, Project Contract Archivist. writes a lovely little piece while working on the Jacob’s biscuit factory archive collection in the Dublin City Archives.

http://www.dublincity.ie/story/jacob%E2%80%99s-biscuit-factory-and-1916-rising

  • Limerick DNA project provides blueprint for Irish family history.

http://www.limerickpost.ie/2015/09/04/limerick-dna-project-provides-blueprint-for-irish-family-history/

  • The Yes Woman: Irish family trees are particularly hard to climb.

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/the-yes-woman-irish-family-trees-are-particularly-hard-to-climb-1.233256

  • Online Catholic parish register records receive 4m hits.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/online-catholic-parish-register-records-receive-4m-hits-1.2343558

  • Children at centre of 1916 projects.

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/children-at-centre-of-1916-projects-352556.html

  • Pupils get chance to make their own history in the digital age.

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/pupils-get-chance-to-make-their-own-history-in-the-digital-age-31509300.html

  • Historical Irish newspapers – eight new titles go online.

http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/Historical-Irish-newspapers–8-new-titles-go-online.html

  • Stanford scholar discovers previously unknown Magna Carta scribe.

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/september/magna-carta-scribe-090115.html

 


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