Thursday 5 December 2019

Irish Roots Magazine, winter edition published

The winter edition of Irish Roots, Ireland's only independent genealogy magazine, has been published. and is now on sale in bookshops and newsagents (print) and online (digital copies).

To find out more, and download a sample of
the current edition, click/tap the front cover
As always, it's got a good mix of articles, columns and news that any family historian with Irish connections will enjoy reading and learning from.

Features in the new edition include:

– What was lost in 1922 and what survived?

– Tracing your County Antrim ancestors

– Dating family photographs: 1870s to 1890s

– A letter from Queen Victoria inspires award winning trilogy

– RCB Library acquisitions—a source for local/family history

– Is DNA a substitute for genealogy research?

– Irish-Australians as patrons of the fine arts

– Researching the family recorded on a broken gravestone

Additionally, there’s a What’s New? Review by Yours Truly noting recent developments in Irish genealogy; Steven Smyrl discusses The Dreaded Genealogical Virus; the Dawsons of Queensland set off on a DNA mystery tour to Ireland; and Nicola Morris MAGI answers readers’ questions. As always, there are Letters to the Editor, details of new book launches and news from local, national and international Irish family history societies.

To order a digital or print copy, or to subscribe to Irish Roots magazine, go to IrishRootsMedia.