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31st of January 2014,Latest Eneclann Newsletter

In the latest edition of Eneclann’s newsletter we fill you in on some recent events in Irish genealogy. The new series of Expert Workshops for Continuous Professional Development returns in 2015; Learn the truth behind George Clooney’s Irish Roots as told by Eneclann’s own Fiona Fitzsimons interviewed recently on Midlands Radio ; We share a lovely testimonial from Ray Judge who commissioned our expert researchers to work their magic on his family history; Listen to the latest podcast from Lorna Moloney’s Genealogy Radio Show; and of course our readers’ “favourite bit” – the Research tip of the week; Enjoy :)

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The Expert Workshops Return

The Expert Workshops for CPD return in 2015. This year, Fiona Fitzsimons of Eneclann is joined by John Hamrock of Ancestor Network, to develop a new and diverse range of workshops for professional family historians and independent scholars. In February, our first speaker is,Catriona Crowe speaking on the National Archive’s publication plans in 2015,Our second workshop takes place on Valentine’s Day.  Mary Chaill will give a special presentation on IT for professional genealogists in the National Library of Ireland. Read all you need to know about these talks here.

 

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RootsTech 2015

There’s less than 2 weeks to,RootsTech 2015 conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 12-14, 2015. The Eneclann contingent are looking forward to Roots Tech.  Come and meet Brian Donovan, Paul Manzor and Laura Carroll, at Stand 1342.  And ask them about some of,the exciting new projects we’re working onnewsletter bar

George Clooney hits the headlines again!

Will Faulkner recently interviewed Fiona Fitzsimons on,Midlands103′sToday Show and asked her some hard questions about George Clooney’s Irish ancestry.
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              Testimonials

We have so many wonderful clients here at,Eneclann.  Good feedback from you, really makes our day, and makes the researchers’ job all the more worthwhile.  Here’s a testimonial email we received from a,recent client, If you would like to read some amazing stories from previous clients of ours you can view them all on our,website.newsletter bar

The Genealogy Radio Show

Tune in to the most recent episode’s of Lorna Moloney’s,Genealogy Radio Show”, broadcast on Community Radio Corca Baiscinn,Listen to  Episode 1- Series 2 Trade Directories,‘Your Ancestors did What? and  Episode 2, Series 2,Marriage and Burial customs, Folklore in practice – Sean O’Duillnewsletter bar

Research Tip of the week

“The research tip this week is by Helen Moss, Eneclann’s senior researcher.
Helen is one of the most able family-history researchers in Ireland, and heads up the Eneclann research team, read her,Tip of the week here.newsletter bar

18th of January 2015, Latest Eneclann Newsletter.

Welcome back and happy 2015. In the latest Eneclann newsletter we let you in on some exciting new events coming up this year for Eneclann. We have the latest edition of Irish Lives Remembered featuring part 2 of the story of Princess Charlene of Monaco’s Irish roots, and an intriguing royal link to QE2!  We bring you the real truth behind George Clooney’s Irish Roots, and our readers’ “favourite bit” – the Research tip of the week. We have the first news of events in 2015, where you can meet the Eneclann experts at home and abroad; And, if you still want more, we have an article on “Workhouses and Direct Provision”, published in The Journal. Enjoy :)

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george clooneyEneclann feature’s in today’s,Sunday Independent with an article on Hollywood star George Clooney and his Irish Roots, The article gathers information from research discovered by Eneclann’s very own Expert researcher Fiona Fitzsimons, You can also read the full story on his Kilkenny homestead in,Irish Lives Remembered, Read all you,need to know here.

 

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Fiona’s trip to Saltlake City

Earlier this month Fiona visited Salt Lake City, Utah for work. She was there to attend a board meeting of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), and stayed on for the APG’s annual Professional Management Conference. Read how Fiona got on here.

 

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Teaching Irish Family History in Salt Lake City

The British Institute has invited Eneclann’s own Fiona Fitzsimons to teach the Irish Track in its’ prestigious course, next September in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the recent edition of British Connections magazine, Fiona wrote about what she hoped to impart to all those signing up to her course. “My main goal will be to help my students to “navigate” the tumult of Irish history” Read the full article .

 

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Irish Lives Remembered

The January/February edition of ,Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy e-Magazine is now out, There’s some fabulous feature articles in this latest issue, but we’re most interested in the story of Princess Charlene of Monaco’s Irish roots.  Princess Charlene has an intriguing connection to the English Queen Elizabeth II.  Go to page 26 and,read this wonderful story.

 

 

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RootsTech 2015

Eneclann are heading to,RootsTech 2015 conference, The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) will also hold its 2015 National Conference in conjunction with,RootsTech  in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 12-14, 2015,Read all about it here.

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Probate Genealogy.

Eneclann and,Heirsireland, Ireland’s two leading probate genealogy firms, have combined to provide a comprehensive genealogical service to the Irish legal profession. With over 60 years combined experience on legal, title and probate research, which includes: Completing research, Identifying rightful heirs, Preparing required documentation and more,Read about The Irish Probate Genealogy Partners services here.

 

 

 

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Eneclann’s own Fiona Fitzsimons recently published an article in the online magazine The Journal, in which she compared the hated workhouse system in the 19th Century and the current system of Direct Provision in today’s Ireland.  The article developed out of the Expert Workshop series held last year.  Fiona drew on the research of Dr. Gerard Moran, who gave the September workshop in the National Library (2014),Read the full story here,and tell us what do you think ?

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Irish Genealogy Summer School

 

The UCC Genealogy Summer School is back in 2015.  The School will include some of the leading experts working in their field, and will include over 42 lectures, field-trips, and other optional visits,Read all about it here.

 

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The Genealogy Radio Show.

Tune in to the most recent episode of Lorna Moloney’s “The Genealogy Radio Show”, broadcast on Community Radio Corca Baiscinn. Listen here to Episode 16: ‘Nicholas Rynne – Michael McTeigue, Champion of the world from Kilnamona.

 

 

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Research Tip of the week

This week our research-tip is written by Carmel Gilbride, who ponders on the use of,‘negative findings’ in research.

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Latest Eneclann Newsletter December 13th

In this week’s newsletter we offer you more from Eneclann, and all that is going on in the world of Irish Family History this festive season. We include a little reminder about the Eneclann EII (Employment and Investment Incentive) Scheme 2014; Eneclann’s own Fiona Fitzsimons recently made the September edition of the APG Quarterly; we bring you up to speed with the latest podcast from Lorna Moloney’s Genealogy radio-show; and our research team have a Research Tip of the Week. Plus there’s so much more to enjoy :)

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Are you still trying to figure out what to get that person who has everything this Christmas? A family history gift-certificate is a personal and memorable present for that special someone. It is unique to the person you give it to and their family. This year, give your loved one the gift of working with the experts who discovered Obama and Tom Cruise’s Irish family history, Click on the image to purchase yours today.

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APG Quarterly

Eneclann’s own Fiona Fitzsimons made the September edition of the APG Quarterly – “TheProfessional’s Voice.”The APG Quarterly is a journal for those interested in professionalism. It’s one of the many benefits you receive on joining the Association of Professional Genealogists. Click on the image to learn more. newsletter bar Eneclann Winter Sale.WINTER SALE IMAGE

On December 26th,Just when you think you have received all your Christmas presents, Eneclann will be offering you the best one yet, In the form of our BIG WINTER SALE! and the best part is you don’t even have to leave your couch to receive it, because we all know how hard that is after a day of indulging ;)   So don’t forget to save the date and get ready for 50% OFF all publications, More info to come nearer the sale. newsletter bar

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A gentle reminder about this year’s Employment and Investment Incentive Scheme (EII). The Employment and Investment Incentive Scheme (EII) is one of the only remaining ways in which Irish investors can reduce their 2014 tax liability. Eneclann EII is very attractive for investors, as it focuses on what has been recognised as a key component of Ireland’s economic recovery – our heritage,View here,for all you need to knownewsletter bar

Add Virtual PMC to Your Holiday Wish List

Refresh your professional skills with the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) Professional Management Conference, this January 2015. With individual sessions beginning at just $20, a special $45 DNA bundle, or access to the full virtual conference for $145, Virtual PMC is a gift that fits every budget. Let your friends and family know which classes you want to attend,read more here.

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Give History Ireland as a Gift

Are you a little lost on what gift to get that History lover in your life? How about a subscription to History Ireland, Ireland’s best History Magazine.Remember someone special and give 12 months of fascinating, lively and compelling discussion, reflection and insight into matters of our past that remain significant for today.Check out the,full details here.newsletter bar

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We still have some of our ‘little folk’ looking for new homes this Christmas, The parents of St.Laurence’s National School in Chapelizod, want to find homes for the ‘Sidhe na Nollaig’ – Christmas Fairies. Help an Irish fairy find a new home this Christmas! All proceeds go to St. Laurence’s National School.Click here to purchase. newsletter bar

Findmypast Christmas Countdown is live!

fmp Findmypast are delighted to announce the launch of their first ever Christmas Countdown! They have lined up a host of festive treats, from history quizzes and prize draws to guest columns, historical recipes, and expert family history tips. Click on the image to check it out. newsletter bar g radio show

Genealogy Radio Show:episode 14

You could light the Christmas lights along Grafton Street with the energy and verve of our good friend and colleague Lorna Moloney! Tune in to the most recent episode of “The Genealogy Radio Show”, broadcast on Community Radio Corca Baiscinn,Listen here to Episode 14,WW1 soldiers with Marian Furlong and Ann Marie Coghlan.newsletter bar last delivery dates christmas 2014

Christmas Delivery Dates

Don’t leave it too late! Have you been meaning to purchase some online publications with Eneclann before Christmas, to keep you entertained over the holidays? Perhaps you intended to buy a loved one a consultation with an Eneclann expert? Click on the image to find out more on the last delivery dates. newsletter bar research tip of the week

Research Tip of the week

Each newsletter we offer you a research tip written by one of our expert researcher’s, in the hope that we can help you along your genealogy path. This week Stephen Peirce has written a research tip on Researching Families,which you can view herenewsletter divider on blog

Latest Eneclann Newsletter 29th of September 2014

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In this week’s newsletter we offer you more from Eneclann and all that is going on in the world of Irish family history. Recent events include the September Expert Workshop for CPD, in which we raised money for The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation. And, we announce who our speaker is for the next workshop in the series in October.  We have a radio interview with our own Brian Donovan on Lorna Moloney’s new Genealogy Radio Show to share with you.  We have reviews from our Twentyx20 lunch-time talks in the National Library. Our research tip this week is by Fiona Fitzsimons; and we preview the Back to our Past show at the RDS in October, enjoy :)

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Are Smart Cities Making Us Dumb?

On Friday the 26th, at 6pm as part of Discover Research,The Innovation Academy will host Innovation Café, there will be a moderated discussion panel with Trinity academics and alumni including our very own Brian Donovan director of Eneclann. The topic under discussion is “Are Smart Cities Making Us Dumb?”  All are welcome,find out more here

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Expert Workshops

The expert Workshops series resumed in September with a double bill on emigration from the Poor Law Unions, by Kay Caball in Trinity College, and Dr. Gerard Moran in the National Library. The audience that attended both workshops in September raised funds for the Jack and Jill Childrens Foundation here. In October we continue our series of Workshops in Irish Family History, with Claire Bradley.

 

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The Genealogy Radio Show

Our friend and colleague Lorna Moloney has a new radio show The Genealogy Radio Show. Each week she looks at a different aspect of Irish family history live. Listen to a podcast of her recent interview with Eneclann’s Brian Donovan as he talks about  ‘The digital revolution in family history’; you can listen to the full interview here.

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Next 5 Twentyx20 Reviews

We have the next 5 reviews of our Twentyx20 Lunch time talks at the National Library of Ireland that were held in August, We attracted a record audience throughout the month, with our most entertaining line-up yet, Read all about it here.

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Culture Night 2014

Culture Night fell on Friday 19th September this year. A collection of genealogists from Eneclann, Ancestor Network and findmypast Ireland gathered in the National Library of Ireland to provide a free genealogy advisory service to all callers, to hear how our team enjoyed it, Click here.

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Back to our past 2014

In October Eneclann will be exhibiting at Back to our Past at stand 30, 30a, 31 and 31a. Come to our stand to meet our team of expert researchers ready to help you with your family history research, Eneclann’s own Brian Donovan and Fiona Fitzsimons will give talks during the event. We’re also delighted to announce our guest speaker will be renowned genealogist Eileen O’Duill. Find out all you need to know here.

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Research Tip of the week

Each newsletter we offer you a research tip written by one of our expert researcher’s, the hope that we can somehow help you along your genealogy path. This week Fiona Fitzsimons has written a research tip on “Tracing the Irish that fought in the American Civil War using online records”. You can read the full research tip here.

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