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Eneclann trace Princess Charlene’s Irish ancestors back to 16th century Dublin

From L-R: Prince Albert, Princess Charlene, Finola O’Mahony, head of Europe,Tourism Ireland,Rory Montgomery irish ambassador to France and Fiona Fitzsimons Eneclann Director and Expert researcher. Eneclann have researched and prepared a family tree tracing Princess Charlene’s descent through her paternal grandmother back … Continue reading

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Eneclann guides Obamas through their Irish Family History Press Release

17 June 2013 For immediate release Eneclann guides Obamas through their Irish Family History At lunchtime Michelle Obama and her two daughters, Malia Ann and Sasha, took part in a private genealogy event about the President’s Irish ancestors at a … Continue reading

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Eneclann joins FHISO founding members

Date: 8th May 2013  Eneclann (www.eneclann.ie) and Family History Information Standards Organisation, Inc. (FHISO) announced today that Eneclann has finalised its plans to become a founding member of the organisation.  Brian Donovan, Eneclann’s CEO, said of the partnership “Digitising, indexing … Continue reading

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20×20 talks material available online

In August 2012, the NLI hosted the “20x20” lunchtime series of talks on Irish family history. Organised by Eneclann and Ancestor Network, the assembled experts included genealogists and broadcasters, librarians and archivists, writers and publishers, academics and a medical geneticist.  … Continue reading

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Eneclann’s research into Bram Stoker to be aired on BBC Radio

Bram Stoker wrote that the most significant influence on his writing were the childhood stories his mother told him of her own family history along with tales of Irish folklore. No-one has ever thought to investigate what these might have been, but now … Continue reading

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Eneclann awarded Military Service Pension Project tender

Eneclann were awarded the contract to process and database the records of Veterans awarded The 1916 Medal and The Service (1917-1921) Medal after a competitive tender managed by the Department of Defence. The tender competition was run as part of … Continue reading

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Free lunchtime family history talks at NLI

Press Release – Monday 20th August 2012 Free lunchtime family history talks at the National Library of Ireland If you’re interested in family and local history then the National Library of Ireland (NLI) is for you this month!  Twenty experts … Continue reading

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New enhanced genealogy service now available, as the National Archives and the National Library of Ireland award tender to new Consortium

The joint consortium of Eneclann and Ancestor Network are delighted to announce that they will provide genealogy services in the National Archives of Ireland and the National Library of Ireland in the coming year, following a competitive tendering process. The … Continue reading

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President Obama Thanks Eneclann Genealogists for Researching his Irish Family History

Eneclann genealogists were delighted to be acknowledged by President Obama in the speech he made in College Green, Dublin. ‘Eneclann were delighted to be given VIP tickets to the reception in College Green, along with Megan Smolenyak, the American genealogist … Continue reading

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Eneclann Researchers Reveal Obama’s Closest Irish Relatives

President Obama’s closest Irish relatives hail from Ballygurteen, Co. Tipperary They have been invited to meet the President in Moneygall next week Dublin-based researchers, Eneclann, conducted the research The story of the Benn family will be told on Nationwide, RTE … Continue reading

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