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Monday, 30 June 2014

Irish genealogy and history events, 30 June – 5 July

Tuesday 1 July: Silver and gold – Viking hoards from Tipperary, with John Sheehan. Cashel Summer Lecture Series. Venue: Cashel Library, Friar St, Cashel, Co Tipperary. 7:30pm. Free.

Tuesday 1 July: Launch of Historic Belfast and Christian Heritage Belfast architectural trails 2014. Host: Ulster Scots Agency. Venue: Members Room, Linen Hall Library, Belfast. Reception at 5pm. email: gillian@ulsterscotsagency.org.uk.

Thursday 3 July to Saturday 5 July:
A Malady of Migration, a theatrical examination of diaspora, displacement and mental disorders in the 19th century. Venue: The New Theatre, Temple Bar, Dublin (Connolly's bookshop). 1pm (8€/4€) and 7:30pm (10€/5€) each day. Thursday evening show followed by expert panel discussion and reception; Saturday lunchtime show followed by post show discussion. Box Office: +353 (0)1 670 3361.

Thursday 3 July: Using genetic genealogy to break down the brick walls of traditional genealogy, with Dr Gerard Corcoran. Host: Eneclann. Venue: Room 4050A on level 4, in the Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin. 3pm. Free but spaces limited so you need to book. Email workshop@eneclann.ie to reserve your place.

Thursday 3 July: The Great Belfast Tea Fraud, with Dr Pamela Emerson. Host: PRONI, Titanic Boulevard, Belfast. 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Admission is free but you need to book your place. 1pm - 2pm, Email:proni@dcalni.gov.uk. Tel: 028 90 534800

Friday 4 July: Turning stone into bread: the Millstone Quarries of the Mourne Mountains, with Niall Colfer. Host: Monuments and Buildings Record. Venue: Pat Collins Reading Room, Waterman House, 5-33 Hill St, Belfast BT1 2LA. All welcome. Free. Details: 028 9054 3159.

Saturday 5 July: Connecting the Irish Diaspora using genetic genealogy, with Dr Gerard Corcoran. Host: Eneclann. Venue: Trustee's Room, National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2. 2pm. Free but spaces limited so you need to book. Email workshop@eneclann.ie to reserve your place.