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RTE: Road to the Rising Event


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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 Dublin’s O’Connell Street.Step into history and experience sights and sounds of the capital in 1915.

This wonderful family event is completely free and will be running from 11am to 6pm on Dublin’s O’Connell street and is set to come alive with street theater,music and vintage attractions as RTE recreates the atmosphere of Ireland before the Easter rising.

You will find Eneclann in the GPO in the parcels office along with our partners findmypast and also Timeline Research and The National Library of Ireland. We will all be on hand on day to help you trace your Irish roots and discover your past.

Bring all the family and join RTE and Eneclann on “The Road to the Rising”

See you there!


Free Family History Research Day

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Eneclann andFindmypast celebrated National Heritage Week by holding a “Free Family History For Beginners Day” at Dublin City Library and Archive on the 26th of August, the turnout from the general public on the day was great, and it was wonderful to see so many new faces all eagerly awaiting some expert advice on how to get started on their family history research. Our expert reseacrhers managed to help so many attendees on the day, have a look at some images from the day below.

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Pictured: Eneclann director, Brian Donovan helping attendees to trace their family history.


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The team at Eneclann and findmypast met with the general public throughout the day to help them search for information and give them uselful tip’s on how to get started on their family history reseach.

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Eneclann Research expert Stephen Peirce, pictured helping out a lady on her mission to research her family history.



Here we see Eneclann research expert Carmel Gilbride as she works her research magic on these two attendees.

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National Heritage Week 2014

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Join Eneclann and findmypast this National Heritage week for some free family history advice on the 26th of August.

We will be entertaining you on the day, with

Expert help and advice from our team of genealogists here at Eneclann.
Demonstrations on how to access Findmypast’s millions of family history records.
Hourly lectures on family history topics.

You can also attend talks every hour during the day from the experts about all things family history related and let them help you build your family tree.

Have a look at the lectures that will take place throughout the day

Time Topic Lecturer
12pm Where to start when building your family tree Fiona Fitzsimons,
1pm Census, land and birth marriage and death records – the building blocks of Irish family history Brian Donovan, Eneclann
2pm Add some colour to your family tree with military, crime and newspaper records Aoife O’Connor, findmypast
3pm Tracing your ancestors who moved abroad Cliona Weldon, findmypast

Starting at 11am and ending at 4pm on Tuesday 26th August in Dublin City Library and Archives, Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

This day is the perfect opportunity for all of you who want to get going on building your family tree but just don’t know where to start. We cant wait to share our expert advice to you all and get you started.

And as an extra added bonus on the day findmypast will also have some exclusive event offers for all you newcomers to the world of family history!

see you there 😉

World War I Roadshow


Trinity College Road ShowTrinity College Dublin in partnership withRTÉ Radio One and the National Library of Ireland is hosting a Family History Collections Day of World War One memorabilia this Saturday, July 12th where members of the public are invited to bring in family items, letters and mementos related to the war for authentication and archiving by a team of experts,

Paul Manzor fromEneclann and Aoife O’ Connor from findmypast  will be there to provide research advice and guide you through the records of ancestors that served in World War 1

findmypast will provide free access throughout the day to all their World War 1 records.
Don’t forget to pop over to both our stands and say hello!

It looks like it’s going to be one very eventful day.  For more information and a full time-table of the day, click on the image.

see you there 🙂