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Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Three ISBGFH webinars on Irish topics announced

The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH) has announced its Winter Webinar Series and it includes three Irish topics, as follows:

1 October 2016: In Search of Your Irish Ancestors with Michael Brophy
The webinar begins with the central event in the history of Irish genealogy — the destruction of the Public Records Office in Dublin on 30 June 1922. The unique challenges and realistic expectations for Irish ancestral research will be discussed. Vital records, immigration documentation, and unique resources will be presented. Register.

12 November 2016: DNA Testing for Genealogy with Dr Maurice Gleeson
Dr Gleeson will discuss the different tests available for genealogy and will help us to understand what information we can hope to get from each one. He will also present some of the projects available through FamilyTreeDNA. Register.

10 December 2016: Researching Your Scots-Irish Ancestors, with Fintan Brohy
This webinar will assist you in researching your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors with roots in the province of Ulster, and help you to discover a variety of historical resources that may link you to your family history. Register.

All webinars take place at 1pm (USA) Eastern Time. They cost $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Payment is made via PayPal at time of registration.