Wednesday 16 January 2013

Genealogy and history event in Stillorgan 1-3 Feb

St Brigid's Church, Stillorgan, Co Dublin is celebrating its 300th anniversary with a three-day Gathering event that looks back over the history of the town.

From a genealogy and history perspective, the most interesting features of the programme are on Saturday 2 February, as follows:

  • Guided tours of Church & Graveyard
  • Exhibition of maps and old photos of Stillorgan.
  • Talks by local historians profiling residents or characters from Stillorgan.
  • Talks aimed at beginner family historians from the Genealogical Society of Ireland
  • Advice from local genealogist Tom Coughlan on how to find those missing links
  • Talks by Stillorgan & Kilmacud Historical Society, Mount Merrion Historical Society & Foxrock Historical Society

For more details of these and other events, and to book the church/churchyard tours, take a look at the full programme here.