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Friday, 1 April 2011

Dates for your Diary: April

Tuesday 5 April: Release of the 1911 Scotland Census on www.ScotlandsPeople.gov.uk.

Wednesday 6 April: Sources for Military History Seminar organised by Library Association of Ireland and Local Studies Group. 10-4. National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin. €30 for Library Association of Ireland members, €40 for non-members and €20 for the un-waged. Lunch not included. Booking essential: scoleman@sdublincoco.ie.

Wednesday 6 April: Road Bowling - a way of life in Armagh, by Brian Toal. 7-8pm. Free. St Patrick's Trian, Armagh. Booking required: arlene.scully@armagh. gov.uk.

Thursday 7 April: Resourcing Local History in County Cork, by Richard Forrest. Dunmanway Historical Society. 8pm. Cox's Hall, Dunmanway.

Saturday 9 April: The Irish in Newfoundland, by Aiden O'Hara, 2.15pm. A Madwoman in the Attic: the Davises of Cloragh, Rathfarnhan, by Selina Guinness, 3.15pm. Irish Family History Society. Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse Street, Dublin. Free. Open to non-members. No booking required.

Tuesday 12 April: Evening Open Meeting, Genealogical Society of Ireland. Dun Laoghaire College of Further Education, Cumberland Street. 8-10pm. €3.

Tuesday 12 April: The 1641 Depositions as an aid to the genealogist, by Jane Ohlmeyer. Genealogical Society of Ireland. 8pm. Laoghaire College of Further Education, Cumberland St., Dun Laoghaire. Open to all.

Tuesday 12 April: The Aghadoe and River Laune Crossiers, by Dr Griffin Murray. Killarney Library, Tralee. 7.30pm

Tuesday 12 April: GENEALOGY WORKSHOP - All you need to know to research your family history, using local, national, and online resources, by Rosaleen Underwood MAPGI. Cork City & County Archives, Seamus Murphy Bldg, Great William O’Brien St, Blackpool, Cork. 6-8.30pm. Free. Advance booking recommended.

Wednesday 13 April: GENEALOGY WORKSHOP - All you need to know to research your family history, using local, national, and online resources, by Rosaleen Underwood MAPGI. Cork City & County Archives, Seamus Murphy Bldg, Great William O’Brien St, Blackpool, Cork. 2.30-5pm. Free. Advance booking recommended.

Thursday 14 April: Dress in the Edwardian Era, by Alex Ward of the National Museum of Ireland. 1pm. National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin. 1pm. Free.

Tuesday 19 April: Treasures of the Linen Hall Library, by John Killen. Coleraine Historical Society. 8pm. Town Hall Coleraine.

Tuesday 19 April: Online Archives & History: the census of Ireland 1901/1911, by Catriona Crowe. National Gallery of Ireland. 10.30-11.15 Merrion Square West, Dublin 2. Free. No booking required.

Thursday 21 April: From a Photograph to a Family Genealogy - a research case study. Clare Roots Society. 8pm. Ennis Civic Rooms.

Tuesday 26 April: Treasures of the Linen Hall Library, by John Killen. National Gallery of Ireland. 10.30-11.15 Merrion Square West, Dublin 2. Free. No booking required.

Wednesday 27 April: Morning Open Meeting, Genealogical Society of Ireland. Weir's, Lower George's Street, Dun Laoghaire. 10.30-12.30. €3 inc coffee/tea.

Wednesday 27 April: Ulster Plantation, by Paul Logue. North Belfast Historical Society. 8pm Grove Centre, 120 York Road.

Thursday 28 April: Kilkenny in the 18th century, by Dr Kevin Whelan. Kilkenny Archaeological Society. 8pm Rothe House, Parliament Street, Kilkenny. €5.