Monday 10 November 2014

10-week genealogy workshop series starts in Limerick

A new series of Irish genealogy workshops will start this Thursday at the Irish Ancestry Research Centre in Limerick.

The workshops are presented in partnership with University of Limerick (UL) and researchers can choose to go to a single lecture or any number of lectures. Those who attend all the sessions and complete the course assessment will be awarded a 'CPE – Certificate in Family History' from UL.

Lectures are held from 10.30am to 1pm on Thursdays.

Lecture Topics:

Session 1.    Introduction to Genealogy and Irish Genealogical Sources.
Session 2.    Census 1901 and 1911.
Session 3.    Primary (Griffith’s) Valuation and Tithe Applotment.
Session 4.    Software for Genealogy.
Session 5.    Irish Mapping from a Genealogical Perspective.
Session 6.    Building your Family Tree.
Session 7.    Introduction to 17th and 18th Century Sources.
Session 8.    The Registry of Deeds and Parliamentary Papers.
Session 9.    Using Newspapers for Genealogical Research.
Session 10.  Codes and Ethics in Genealogy.

Cost of each session is €35. Full 10 lecture series is €290. Group discounts available.

Contact IARC at +353 61 207114 or