Monday 17 January 2011

Spring term genealogy courses

If the New Year has motivated you to make serious progress in your genealogy research, signing up for an indepth study course might be just what you need to harness your commitment and channel your enthusiasm.

Here are some of the courses starting this term:


Independent Colleges, Dawson Street, Dublin 2: Diploma course delivered in conjunction with The Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland. Starts Tuesday 8 February and runs for 12 weeks. Each weekly seminar lasts three hours.Costs €895. Tel:: 01-6725058.

Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire: A weekend genealogy course taught by John Hamrock over eight weeks. Six students maximum. Starts Saturday 22 January. Class duration two and a half hours. Costs €300 including one-year student membership of GSI. Tel: 087 0505296.

Irish Times Training
, Tara Street, Dublin 2: Tracing your Family History, with John Grenham. Eight weekly 3-hour classes starting on 25 January. Costs €750, including one-year subscription to Irish Ancestors, and an individual consultation. Tel: 01-4727101. Fully booked.


Belfast Metropolitan College, Belfast: Investigating your Family Tree. Three courses, all starting week commencing 24 January, ending April/May. Mondays: Chichester Avenue; Tuesdays: Whiterock; Thursdays: Ashfield Girls School. Costs €72. Tel: 00 44 (0)28 90 265 265