Monday 27 May 2013

Genealogy events to take us into June

Monday 27 May: If maps could speak: History of Ordnance Survey in Ireland, with Dick Kirwan. Host: Kill Local History Group. Venue: Parish Hall, Kill, Co Kildare. 8:30pm.

Tuesday 28 May: Women's lives in Dublin tenements, with Dr. Enda Leaney. Venue: Donaghmede Library, Donaghmede Shopping Centre, Dublin 13. Time: 11am. Free, booking advised on (0)1 848 2833.

Wednesday 29 May: Ardglass Harbour, Refuge and Fishery on the wild Irish Sea 1800-1960, with Des McCabe. Host: PRONI. Venue: Linen Hall Library, Belfast. 1pm. Free. No booking required.

Wednesday 29 May: Military Ancestors – online military records. Venue: Heritage Gallery, Downpatrick Library, Co Down. 1pm. Free but booking essential. Tel 44 (0)28 4461 1448.

Thursday 30 May: Genealogical collections in the Linen Hall Library, with John Killen. Derry City Council’s Heritage and Museum Service Spring Lecture Series. Venue: Tower Museum, Union Hall Place, Derry BT48 6LU. Time: 12.30pm. Free. Book by telephone on 028 7137 2411 or email. 

Thursday 30 May: An introduction to genealogy resources in Roscrea area, with Tipperary Libraries Local Studies department. Venue: Roscrea Library, Birr Road, Roscrea. 3-4pm. This event is free, but places are limited. Tel: 0505 22032.

Friday 31 May: Q&A session – research in the six counties of Northern Ireland. Online, via Ireland Family History's facebook page (here) from 1pm to 5pm GMT.

Saturday 1 June: Irish Family History Online, with Chris Paton. 2pm. South Ayrshire History & Family History Fair. Venue: Walker Halls, Troon, Ayr KA8 0QD, UK. Fair open 10am to 4pm.

Saturday 1 June: Who Do You Think You Are? Venue: Enniskillen Library, Halls Lane, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. 11am–12:30pm. Free. Booking essential. Tel: +44 (0)28 4461 1448.