Tuesday 18 February 2020

New member for Accredited Genealogists Ireland (AGI)

Accredited Genealogists Ireland (AGI) is pleased to welcome its latest member, Des Murtagh.

Des Murtagh MAGI
Des is a native of Dublin and now lives in Co. Kildare, and he's had an interest in family history for most of his life.

His former career was in education. He holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership as well as diplomas and degrees in other areas of education and theology. Over the past twenty years he became more involved in genealogy and in 2014 he completed the diploma course
in Independent College, Dublin, which was delivered by AGI Members.

Des renewed his association with AGI in September 2017, when he was accepted as an Affiliate. He is the ninth Affiliate to gain credentials, successfully making the transition to the status of Member.

He is the fourth person to complete the Independent College diploma and progress to Affiliate and then Member status with AGI.

Des is self-employed as a genealogist, working under the business name Murtagh Genealogy Services. He conducts research throughout Ireland and his areas of particular interest are Counties
Cork, Dublin and Meath.