Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Great line-up for IGRS Open Day, 24 May

The Irish Genealogical Research Society (IGRS) Ireland Branch will be holding its annual Open Day on Saturday 24 May at its usual venue: Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

As always, there's a terrific line-up of experts presenting four lectures. Here's the programme:
10:00–10:20 Registration & coffee. (Tea & coffee available in Library Cafe on 1st floor.)
10:20–10:30 Welcome
10:30–11:10 Stories from the Great War: the Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association Archive, with Dr Mary Clark
11:15–11:55 A most patriotic Volunteer – the onine military service pension collection and the genealogist, with Hugh Comerford
12:00–13:30 Lunch (at own expense)
13:45–14:25 Single female emigration to Australia 1830–1840, including famine orphans, with Dr Perry McIntyre
14:30–15:10 Why you can't find your ancestors online, even though you know there are there, with John Grenham
15:20–16:00 Ask the Experts! Q & A session

The Open Day is free to attend and everyone is welcome.