Thursday 30 January 2014

Cork's Finding the Old Homestead conference finalised

The final programme for Cork Genealogical Society's "Finding the old homestead" conference has been announced, and it's looking great.

Taking place on Saturday 15 March, the one-day family history conference will be held at the Silver Springs Moran Hotel in Cork. Here are the lecture details:

Pre-famine Records - what is available? with John Grenham

Genealogical Developments in the National Archives of Ireland, with Dr.Catriona Crowe

Cork's Finest - Tracing Cork's Policemen, with Jim Herlihy

Irishmen and women who served in the American Civil War, with Damian Shiels

Ireland Reaching Out – genealogy/heritage activities in local communities, with Cynthia O'Connor and the potential of community genealogy projects, with John Tierney.

Tony McCarthy will be M.C. for the day. There will be Question and Answer sessions where delegates can discuss their own research, and you'll find display tables by Irish Roots Magazine, FamilySearch, IARC and others.

The conference is open to all and advance booking is essential before 9 March.

The one-day conference costs €30, which includes tea/coffee and sandwiches. A gala dinner will follow the conference at 7:30pm and costs €35.

More details and booking from Cork Genealogical Society