Monday 12 March: A Belfast story, with Sharon Dickson. Host: North of Ireland Family History Society, Newtownabbey Branch. Venue: Drama Theatre, Glengormley High School, 134 Ballyclare Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 5HP. Free. 7pm. All welcome.
Monday 12 March: Research Workshop: Using the National Library. Host & Venue: National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. 3pm. Free. To reserve a place, contact: email@example.com or 01 6030 259/346. Details.
Monday 12 March: A Church of Ireland family story 1920-1923, with John Hobbs. Host: Kilmacthomas Historical Society. Venue: Lenihans Lounge Bar, Newtown, Kilmacthomas, Co Waterford. 8pm. Admission is €5 and all are welcome to attend.
Monday 12 March: Exploring Your Scots-Irish Genealogy, with Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan of the Ulster Historical Foundation. Host: Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. Venue: The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel's Lane, Nashville, TN 37076 USA. 4:30pm to 9pm. Light refreshments included. Details and tickets.
Monday 12 March: The 'Royal Site' of Rathcroghan – an enduring paradigm of enclosed sacred space, with Joe Fenwick. Host: NUI Galway's Natural and Human Heritages Spring Lunchtime Lectures Series. Venue: The Stuido, Town Hall Theatre, Woodquay, Galway. 1:10pm to 1:50pm. Free. No booking required.
Tuesday 13 March: The Mayor's Tale, with Howard Clarke. Host: More Tales of Medieval Dublin lecture series. Venue: Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8. 1:05–1:55pm. Free. All welcome.
Tuesday 13 March Scots-Irish Genealogy consultations, with Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan of the Ulster Historical Foundation. Host: Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. Venue: The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel's Lane, Nashville, TN 37076 USA. 9am to 5pm. Need to book. Details and tickets.
Tuesday 13 March: Pennies to heaven? The meaning of money in the Irish Catholic Church, 1850-1921, with Sarah Roddy. Host: Modern Irish History Seminar Series 2018 - Religion and Identity, University of Edinburgh. Venue: The Old Medical School – Room G.13, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK. All welcome. 6pm.
Tuesday 13 March: Researching Your Irish ancestors, with Ed McGuire. Host: 2018 Burlington Irish Heritage Festival and Vermont Genealogy Library. Venue: Vermont Genealogy Library, Hegeman Avenue, Fort Ethan Allen, Colchester, Vermont USA. 7pm. Free and open to the public. Coffee, tea and pastries will be provided. Details.
Wednesday 14 March: Discovering your Irish and Scots-Irish Roots, with Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan of the Ulster Historical Foundation. Host: St Louis County Library History & Genealogy Department. Venue: St Louis County Library, Grant’s View Branch, 9700 Musick Ave, St Louis, MO 63123 USA. Session 1: 1pm–5pm. Session 2: 6:30pm–8:45pm. Register.
Wednesday 14 March: Click and create - photographing commemoration in Ireland, with Patrick Hugh Lynch. Part of the Memories and memorialisation series of talks. Host and venue: PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Titanic Quarter, Belfast BT3 9HQ. Free. 1-2pm. All welcome. Need to register.
Thursday 15 March: Irish Resources for Genealogists, with Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan of the Ulster Historical Foundation. Host: The Greater Omaha Genealogical Society. Venue: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Center, 67th & Dodge Streets, Omaha, NE, USA. 12:30pm to 9:30pm. Details.
Saturday 17 March: St Patrick's Day. Everywhere.
Saturday 17 March: Ireland, Irish immigration and research in Canadian records, with Dr Bruce Elliott. Host: Ontario Genealogical Society, Kingston Branch. Venue: Frontenac Room, Seniors Centre, 56 Francis Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Starts 10am. Free. All welcome.
Saturday 17 March: Anti-Irish sentiment in 19th-century America, with Peter Drummey and Eileen Pironti. Hosts: The Irish Ancestral Research Association and New England Historic Genealogical Society. Venue: NEHGS, 101 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA. 9:30am to Noon, with optional research time until 5pm. Morning refreshments included. $25. Tickets and details.
Saturday 17 March: The Irish Are Coming, with Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan of the Ulster Historical Foundation. Host: Root Cellar – Sacramento Genealogical Society. Venue: Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church, 11427 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628, USA. 9am to 4:45pm. SOLD OUT.
Sunday 18 March: Irish genealogy research seminar, with Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan of the Ulster Historical Foundation. Host: Irish Heritage Club, Seattle. Venue: Seattle Center, Upper Level Armory, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109 USA. 10am to 6pm. Tickets and programme.
Sunday 18 March: Irish genealogy help and advice, with Jill Williams FIGRS of the Irish Genealogical Reseaarch Society. Host: Edinburgh’s Festival of Ireland. Venue: Dalriada, 77 the Promenade, Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2EL. Follows the Irish Pageant. 3pm. Free. All welcome.
Monday 19 March: Public Holiday for St Patrick's Day, across the island.
Tuesday 20 March: Horse racing in County Tipperary, with Dr Pat Bracken. Host: Tipperary People & Places Lecture Series. Venue: Tipperary Studies, The Source, Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co Tipperary. 7:30pm. Admission free. Tea served. All welcome. More details firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday 20 March: Researching your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors, with Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan of the Ulster Historical Foundation. Host: Saint Andrew Society of Hawaii, the Friends’ of St Patrick and the Hawaii State Public Library System. Venue: Von Holt Room, St Andrew’s Cathedral, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu, HI, USA. 9am to 4pm. Details (click on Celtic Calendar).
Wednesday 21 March: The Acheson family, with Rev John Faris. Host: North of Ireland Family History Society, North Armagh branch. Venue: Bleary Community Centre, 1 Deans Road, Bleary, Craigavon, Co Armagh, BT66 7AS. 7:30pm. All welcome. Free.
Wednesday 21 March: Old Lanes & Streets of Carlow, with Dan Carbery/Paul Lyons and Pat O'Neill. Host: Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society. Venue: Seven Oaks Hotel, Athy Rd, Graigue, Carlow Town. 8pm.
Wednesday 21 March: Ulstermen at St Quentin, with Nigel Henderson. Last of the Memories and memorialisation series of talks. Host and venue: PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Titanic Quarter, Belfast BT3 9HQ. Free. 1-2pm. All welcome. Need to register.
Thursday 22 March: The 1718 Emigration from East Londonderry to New England, with Alison McCaughan. The talk is at 8pm, following the AGM, which starts at 7:15. Host: Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland. Venue: 267 Antrim Rd, Glengormley, Newtownabbey BT36 7QN.
The talk is at 8pm, following the AGM, which starts at 7:15. All welcome.
Thursday 22 March: Researching around adoption and using DNA resources, with Seán T Traynor. Host: North of Ireland Family History Society Ballymena Branch. Venue: Michelin Arts Workshop, Braid Arts Centre 1-29 Bridge Street, Ballymena, BT43 5EJ. 7:15pm. All welcome.
Friday 23 March: The Reading Room of the National Archives of Ireland will be closed until 2pm.
Friday 23 March: Surveying Heritage: A landscape archaeology of the Ordnance Survey in Ireland, with Keith Lilley. Part of the National Monuments and Buildings Record NI lecture series. Host and venue: PRONI, Titanic Boulevard, Belfast. 1pm–2pm. Free. No booking required.
Saturday 24 March: Bridging the Past & Future – Family History Conference. Host: Cork Genealogical Society. Venue: Silverspring's Clayton Hotel, Cork. Cost for conference and light lunch: €25pp. All welcome. Details. Registration 9am.
Saturday 24 March: Finding Ship Records for Irish Ancestors, with Mary Wickersham. Host: Irish Genealogical Society International. Venue: Celtic Junction, 836 Prior Ave N, St Paul, WN, USA. 10:30am. IGSI members $15. Non-members $20. Details and registration.
Sunday 25 March: Free genealogy help session. Host and venue: Library of the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N Knox Avenue, Chicago, IL 60630, USA. From 1pm to 4pm. Free. All welcome. Last Sunday of the month.