Friday, 30 September 2016

'Ireland: Church, Famine and Immigration' seminar, Queensland, 15 October

The Genealogical Society of Queensland will be holding a full-day seminar – Ireland: Church, Famine and Immigration – on Saturday 15 October at the Queen Alexandra Conference Centre in Coorparoo.

Presentations will be given as follows:

  • Irish immigration, with Dr Perry McIntyre
  • The Great Irish Famine, with Dr Jennifer Harrison
  • Online sites for Irish genealogy, with Helen Smith
  • Land, with Bobbie Edes
  • The Catholic church in Queensland, with Rev Dr Chris Hanlon
  • Social media sites for Irish family history, with Helen Smith
  • Q&A session

The day will start at 8:30 am and finish at 3:15pm. Morning tea and lunch will be provided.The fee is $50 for members of the GSQ, and $60 for non-members. Booking is essential.