Wednesday 14 June 2017

AGI welcomes new member, Sandy O'Byrne MAGI

Accredited Genealogists Ireland (AGI) has announced its newest member: Sandy O’Byrne.

Sandy O'Byrne MAGI
Based in Bray, Co Dublin, Sandy obtained the Diploma in Family History from Independent Colleges, Dublin, in 2012 in a programme run in conjunction with AGI. She is the fourth person to come through that course and gain membership of AGI. In 2014 she became an AGI Affiliate, entering into a period of close association with the organisation, with continuing professional development and one-to-one mentoring. Sandy was passed by AGI's independent Board of Assessors and becomes the 6th Affiliate to progress to full membership.

Before developing a career in genealogy, Sandy graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in History of Art and English, specialising in the Eighteenth Century Irish Country House. She has worked as a journalist, a features writer and a part-time lecturer and has authored three books.

Sandy O'Byrne MAGI runs Ancestry Wise and researches family from all parts of Ireland. You can find out more about her on