Who Do You Think You Are Live 2016

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Eneclann are looking forward to exhibiting at, Who Do You Think You Are ? Live 2016 at the NEC Birmingham from the 7th -9th of April 2016

You will find us at stand 272, where we will be waiting to show you our online resources, we will have our experts there to help you get past any brick walls you may have, we also have some very exciting news from Eneclann that we wish to share with you along with our amazing draw to win free research and publications.

Over the three days there will also be a number of talks including:

Brian Donovan

Irish Soldiers & Rebels: tracing WW1 and Irish revolutionary ancestors

Friday 13.15-14.00 Theatre 2

The years 1912-23 saw the deaths of over 75,000 from Ireland in armed conflict, from the fields of France to the streets of Dublin. Irish men and women took arms to fight for Irish freedom, to defend the Empire and to liberate Belgium. They joined the UVF, the ICA, the Volunteers, the IRB, the IRA and other radical organisation. Possibly half a million Irish born joined the British, American, Canadian and Australian armies. This lecture will untangle the complexities of the surviving records and what you are likely to find.

Brian Donovan

Using Findmypast to unlock your Irish Family History

Saturday 14.15-14.35 Education Zone

There are over 110 million unique Irish genealogical records at,findmypast.com,by far the largest collection anywhere online. This lecture aims to explain what records are on the site, as well as how to use them. Irish records are notoriously complex, but digitization has changed this forever. There has been a digital revolution in Ireland, as whole new record series are developed for use, like court records, land records, prison records and of course church and civil records. What do the records tell you, how can you piece together the evidence you need to build your family history? Brian will talk through the many collections available on line, focusing on those records which are most valuable for Irish research.

Fiona Fitzsimons

Sound research for Irish ancestry

Thursday 14.15-15.00 Theater 3

We hope to see you there!

Go to the,Who Do You Think You Are ? Live website,for more information and to purchase your tickets.


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