It's a really busy month in the family/local history department! Here's news of some events to add to those already posted here.
Until 3 December: Exhibition of photographs by D James Galbraith, taken from the NLI collection, capturing aspects of Irish life over a 30-year period. Scariff Public Library, co Clare. Open library hours. Free.
Tuesday 8 November: Belfast Central Library and its collections, with Catherine Morrow. Ballyclare & District Historical Society. Schoolroom of the Old Presbyterian Church, Ballyclare. 7.30pm. All welcome. €2 for non-members. Details 028 933 22784.
Tuesday 8 November: Tracing your family history, with John Grenham. Fingal Local Studies and Archives, Clonmel House, Forster Way, just off Swords Main Street, co Dublin. Free but booking essential on 8704495.
Wednesday 9th November: Family tree research, beginners workshop, with Gerry Kennedy APGI. Crusheen Community Centre, co Clare, at 8.30pm. Detailes: 065-6827172.
Wednesday 9 November: Ireland's Armada Heritage, with Cormac Lowth, telling the story of the Spanish armada, its wrecks and recovery of artefacts. Malahide Historical Society. Presbyterian Church Hall, Dublin Road. 8pm. €4. All welcome.
Wednesday 9 November: Relaunch of Men of Iron, by the late Michael Enright. Wexdford Foundry Disputes 1890-1911. Wexford Town Library. 7.30pm. Free.
Thursday 10 November: Official launch of Dublin City Council Photographic Collection, with exhibition. Rathmines Library, 157, Lower Rathmines Rd, Dublin 6. 3-4.30pm. Free. Booking essential.
Friday 11 November: Family history for beginners, with J Magee. Donaghadee Library 2-3pm. Free. Booking advisable. 028 9188 2507.