Author Archives: Laura

RTE: Road to the Rising Event

  Will you be on the“Road To The Rising” this Easter Monday ? Eneclann are delighted to be a part of this very exciting and action packed event on Easter Monday, 6th of April in the General Post Office on … Continue reading

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Check out the Genealogy Advisory Service at the National Library of Ireland.

A young honeymoon couple from South Africa, exploring the wife’s Plunkett ancestry.  The last of her ancestors actually born in Ireland was in 1850.  A school-teacher, she settled first in America where she married a widower with an interesting name, … Continue reading

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Research Tip of The Week

It’s worth celebrating John Ballance’s birthday today.  On this very date in 1839 he was born in Antrim to a tenant farmer, Samuel Ballance and Mary Ballance (formerly McNeice), a quaker. John moved to Birmingham as a young man and … Continue reading

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The RTE Road to Rising Event

  Eneclann and Findmypast​ will be hitting O’Connell Street on Easter Monday as RTÉ stages a celebration of everyday life 100 years ago, The RTÉ Road to the Rising event, organised in partnership with An Post, the Department of Arts … Continue reading

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Eneclann and Ancestor Network achieve a ‘Texas Hat-trick’

  Eneclann and,Ancestor Network  are delighted to announce their return to the Genealogy Service in,The National Library  from Wednesday, 18th of March 2015 for a fourth year running. Our panel of genealogists will work alongside the Library’s own dedicated staff members … Continue reading

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Irish Famine Summer School 2015

Findmypast are sponsors of The Inaugural Irish Famine Summer School that will be held this June in the Irish National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park, Co. Roscommon. There is set to be a great line up of international experts along with a wide range … Continue reading

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Research Tip of The Week

As we head towards our national holiday, we think of what makes us Irish. Central to that would be our love of storytelling. Family stories are a key component in the genealogist’s arsenal.  Alas, stories are a double edged sword … Continue reading

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Irish Lives Remembered

The Irish Family History of Princess Charlene of Monaco Part 3 Princess Charlene’s Irish ancestors were a kind of Irish ‘Rothschild’ family in the 1600s. They were vulnerable to every carpet-bagger and adventurer that arrived in Ireland in the slip-stream … Continue reading

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An Interview with Melissa Johnson, CG

 APG member Melissa Johnson will be leading a track on Elements of Genealogical Writing, Editing, and Publishing, at the 15th annual British Institute in Salt Lake City this September. Fiona Fitzsimons caught up with Melissa for an interview on her life as a genealogist, … Continue reading

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Eneclann and Certificate of Irish Heritage celebrate a new partnership

Eneclann are delighted to announce a new partnership with the,Certificate of Irish Heritage to provide news, stories and research tips, for their newsletter.  “I’m delighted about our new partnership with the Certificate of Irish Heritage” said Eneclann’s Fiona Fitzsimons. “We’ve already been … Continue reading

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