Friday, 21 March 2014

Family History Day in Dublin – 29 March

On Saturday 29 March, Dublin City Library & Archive will hold its annual Family History Day. It's a free event that sees a full day's presentation of lectures offering practical information and case studies suitable for beginners as well as for those who are more experienced in Irish genealogical research.

The programme is as follows:

  9:30 Registration
  9:50 Welcome
10:00 Searching First World War records, with Conor Dodd
10:45 Tea/coffee
11:15 Records for lighthouse personnel in Ireland, with Liam Dodd
12:00 A family gathering of Dublin tanners in Trim, 2012, with Ricky Shannon
12:45 Lunch (not provided)
  2:00 Using maps for family history, with Dr Jacinta Prunty
  2:40 The Military Service Pensions Collection, with Cmdt Padraic Kennedy
  3:30 Rosie Hackett: the woman behind the bridge, with James Curry
  4:15 Finish

Venue: Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

Booking is not required, but it's recommended that you arrive early to ensure you get a seat. If you have any queries, email: