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Thursday, 7 February 2013

Irish Genealogy Seminars in Phoenix, Arizona

The Irish Cultural Center in Phoenix Arizona is giving family historians two opportunities to attend an Irish Genealogy Seminar in March. Both events are the same; delegates can choose which day they prefer: Sunday 17 March or Monday 18 March.

The lecture programme for each day runs as follows:
  • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research
  • The Ulster Plantation: Sources for 17th Century Families
  • The Great Famine in Ireland and Emigration to North America, 1845–1856
  • Sources Available for Research by County
  • Solving Your ‘Brick-Walls’- Practical Internet Tutorial and Resolving Research Queries
Lectures will be presented by Fintan Mullan, Executive Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation (Belfast) and Dr. Brian Trainor, former UHF Director and Chief Executive of the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland and former chairman of the Irish Manuscripts Commission.

Registration Fee: $30 for Irish Cultural Center members, or $35 for non-members; Lunch (optional) $10: Sandwich, chips, drinks. Deadline for registration: 11 March 2013, or first 100 people for each seminar.

To book or for more details: Tel: 602 864-2351 or see website.