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Thursday, 18 May 2017

IGRS Genealogy Open Day, Dublin, Saturday 20 May

The Ireland Branch of the Irish Genealogical Research Society (IGRS) will be holding its annual Genealogy Open Day this Saturday, 20 May, in the Conference Room of Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

The event is free to attend and everyone – IGRS members and non-members – is welcome. There's a great line-up, with three lectures and three short talks (the latter aimed mainly at beginners), as you'll see from the programme below:

10:00am   Registration
10:20am   Welcome
10:30am   Tracing Ancestors in the Irish Police, with Jim Herlihy
11:20am   Finding the Irish in Scotland, with Ruth Mathewson
12:00pm   Lunch at own expense
13:45pm   How German immigrants brought savoury delight to Dublin, with Karl-Heinz Wuestner
14:45pm   Three short talks:
                Demonstration of new features on the IGRS website, with Claire Bradley
                DNA testing, with Aileen Wynne
                Church records, with Rosaleen Underwood
16:00pm   Close

No booking is necessary.