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Thursday, 27 March 2014

Professional genealogy training course starts April

Enrolment for the next genealogy workshop series at the Irish Ancestry Research Centre (IARC) in Limerick is now underway.

Each lecture is a standalone topic, so researchers can attend any or all of the sessions according to interest or their particular level of experience. However, those who attend the full 10 lectures and complete the course assessment will be awarded a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Certificate in Family History from the University of Limerick.

Lecture schedule:

Session 1 — 17 April:      Introduction to Genealogy and Irish Genealogical Sources
Session 2 — 24 April:      Census 1901 and 1911
Session 3 —   1 May:      Primary (Griffith’s) Valuation and Tithe Applotment
Session 4 —   8 May:      Software for Genealogy
Session 5 — 15 May:      Irish Mapping from a Genealogical Perspective
Session 6 — 22 May:      Building your Family Tree
Session 7 — 29 May:      Introduction to 17th and 18th Century Sources
Session 8 —   6 June:     The Registry of Deeds and Parliamentary Papers
Session 9 — 13 June:      Using Newspapers for Genealogical Research
Session 10 - 20 June:      Codes and Ethics in Genealogy

Each lecture is 2.5 hours long (includes a 20-minute break) and costs €35; book for the full 10-lecture series for €290. Group discounts available.

To enrol, contact IARC on +353 61 207114 or email.