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News Digest

Multimillion-dollar photo of Billy the Kid playing croquet was $2 junk shop find. http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/oct/13/billy-the-kid-croquet-junk-shop-two-dollars?CMP=fb_gu St. Patrick’s Cathedral hold have a free concert of choral music, in aid of the Irish Red Cross. http://www.stpatrickscathedral.ie/Cathedral_Choir_in_Concert.aspx Sent to Australia as a child, Paddy … Continue reading

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Podcasts: The Irish DNA Atlas

Gianpiero Cavalleri The Irish DNA Atlas: We all carry a record of our origins in our genes. Genetic genealogy uses DNA testing with documentary evidence, to prove family connections. Our first speaker, Dr. Gianpiero Cavalleri outlined how genetic genealogy works, … Continue reading

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Podcasts: The house on Bunion Hill: an Irish census project

Ray Gillespie The house on Bunion Hill: an Irish census project How do you write local history?  In the past people worked within a world of family and community. For that reason, genealogy is a very important resource for the … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker Festival 2015

This week from 23rd – 27th October 2015, Dublin City will celebrate the life, work and legacy of Dublin writer and author of ‘Dracula’, by holding the Bram Stoker Festival.  To celebrate this event Eneclann would like to share with you once … Continue reading

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National Library of Ireland Extend Delivery Times in Main and Manuscript Reading Rooms:

Good news from the National Library of Ireland, who have very helpfully, extended their document delivery times in the Main and Manuscript Reading Rooms: Monday – Wednesday: 9.30am,10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm. Thursday – Friday: 9.30am, … Continue reading

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Expert Workshop at the NLI

Our guest speaker for continuous professional development in October will be Brian Donnelly. Brians talk is entitled Institutional, Hospital and Poor Law Union records in Ireland. Date: 2pm Saturday 24th October, Seminar Room, National Library of Ireland. Brian Donnelly is … Continue reading

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The Hidden Gems & Forgotten People Project Launch Speech

 

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Lorna Moloney’s Ancestral Connections Summer School 2016

This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research for those searching for their Irish roots, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC, one of the world’s leading universities. All aspects … Continue reading

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News Digest

Your family tree is just a few clicks away. http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/your-family-tree-is-just-a-few-clicks-away-1.2353752 Snapshots of Irish history from British Pathe news (VIDEOS) http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/Snapshots-of-Irish-history-from-British-Pathe-news-VIDEOS.html Irish journalist, academic say Great Famine was not genocide. http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/Irish-journalist-says-Great-Famine-was-not-genocide.html Lets Look After Our Books – Marsh’s Library Dublin https://vimeo.com/139713317 … Continue reading

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Research Tip of The Week

When an emigrant has left Ireland prior to 1901, we largely think that might be the end of their story in Irish records. However, a few recent searches have shown the usefulness of searching for the emigrant’s parent (s) in … Continue reading

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