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Wednesday, 14 September 2016

NIFHS extends opening hours of its Research Centre

The North of Ireland Family History Society is extending the opening hours of its Research Centre in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim.

It currently opens on Tuesday afternoons from 2pm to 8pm, excluding Christmas, New Year, Easter and July, with access to its extensive library of books, journals, transcriptions, maps, directories and microfiches, cds and dvds. Fully equipped to help the researcher, it has free wifi, a microfiche reader and computer tables, plus photocopies, scanner and printer. It's free to members, and only a small donation is requested from non-members.

The Research Centre is also where the Society presents lectures and courses.

Starting tomorrow, Thursday 15 September, and continuing on the third Thursday of each month, members of the Society's Lisburn Branch will additionally be opening the Research Centre from 10:30am to 1pm.

The Centre is very conveniently situated at Unit C4 in the Valley Business Centre, Church Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 7LS, with ample free parking and a café on the site. See nifhs.org for more details.