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PODCASTS: The Women in the Military Service Pensions Collection 1916-1923.

Cécile Gordon Cécile’s Talk is entitled: The Women in the Military Service Pensions Collection 1916-1923. Ms Cécile Gordon is an archivist and has been working on the Military Service Pensions Project in Cathal Brugha Barracks since the beginning of the project in … Continue reading

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New source uncovered for Easter week 2016

A 1916 Letter Mollie Black’s letter I was given this letter by a neighbor, Lucinda Isabella Bright, many years ago. Lucy was sorting out some old correspondence and because of failing eyesight she asked me to check that she was … Continue reading

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PODCASTS: The Importance of Truthful Family History in Irish Culture

Bruce Arnold   The Importance of Truthful Family History in Irish Culture   This podcast takes a personal take on the place of family history in Irish culture. Bruce Arnold is a writer and journalist. He has published twenty three books and … Continue reading

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An Interview with Lorna Moloney for Ancestral Connections Summer School 2016

  Eneclann’s own Fiona Fitzsimons met up recently with Lorna Moloney to discuss the annual Ancestral Connections Summer School in Genealogy. The Summer School is now in it’s 4th year, and has rapidly become a fixture in the genealogy calendar. … Continue reading

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News Digest

  Museum to tell story of the diaspora http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/museum-to-tell-story-of-the-diaspora-389084.html Finding your family in Irish Parish Records http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/genealogy/Finding-your-family-in-Irish-Parish-Records.html Quinnipiac and Irish Hunger Museum to host 1916 Rising events. http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/Quinnipiac-and-Irish-Hunger-Museum-to-host-1916-Rising-events.html Eyewitness to the Easter Rising from a child’s point of view http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/Eyewitness-to-the-Easter-Rising-from-a-childs-point-of-view.html … Continue reading

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Free Family History Day Roscommon

To mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, family history experts from Findmypast and Eneclann are touring Ireland to help you trace your ancestors for FREE! Next Stop, Roscommon!   Date: Wednesday, March 23rd Location: Roscommon County Library Time: 12-4pm: … Continue reading

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Irish Family History Centre Genealogy Experts Wanted

  Opening in May 2016 the Irish Family History Centre operated by Eneclann, Ireland’s leading genealogical services provider, is currently seeking experienced applicants for Genealogy Expert positions. Selected candidates will be invited for interview at the beginning of April.  We expect … Continue reading

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News Digest.

  On Thursday 3rd March, Fiona Fitzsimons will talk on Protecting your I.P. in the Creative Industries,to the Innovation Academy in Trinity College. https://www.tcd.ie/Graduate_Studies/InnovationAcademy/ The Genealogy Show Dissecting 89 Georges street, a surgeons residence in Limerick in the nineteenth century. … Continue reading

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How we got on at our Free Family History Day in Athlone

Eneclann and findmypast  are currently visiting public libraries in many parts of the country  in response to an invitation to come and help library users with family history.  In this year of commemoration, there has been a great focus on … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes in the Genealogy Advisory Service

The fun of the genealogy service in the National Library is that we never know in advance who we’ll meet, or what stories we’ll hear.  Our job is to listen, to identify verifiable facts and events, and to guide enquirers … Continue reading

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