Tuesday 11 February 2020

First 2020 edition of Irish Genealogy Matters published

The Irish Family History Foundation (IFHF), the umbrella organisation responsible for the island's largest network of county heritage and genealogy centres, has published a new edition of its Irish Genealogy Matters newsletter.

It provides an impressive round-up of 2019's additions to its RootsIreland.ie database. These included records for Counties Laois, Offaly, Clare, East Galway, Waterford, Armagh, Cork and Wexford, and they totted up to 200,000 additions. Already this year some 30,000 County Kilkenny records have been uploaded.

The newsletter brings news from some of the genealogy and heritage centres of activities, events and visitors during the old year, as well as details of conferences and clan gatherings that have been organised for 2020.

To download a copy of the publication, click the front cover image.