Wednesday 26 February 2020

Spring edition of Irish Roots Magazine published Spring edition of Irish Roots Magazine, Ireland's only independent genealogy publication, has been published and is now available in both digital and hard-copy formats.

As always, it's packed with Irish family history guidance and insight from expert contributors including professional genealogists, academic historians, and archivists.

In addition to the regular features – news from around the family history societies, Q&A (with Nicola Morris MAGI), Readers' letters, latest books, comment and observations from the genealogy world (with Steven Smyrl FIGRS MAGI), and my own What's New Review with a summary of record releases and other developments in Irish family history – the following articles are included in this quarter's packed issue:

* PRONI's newly digitised records, by Josh Lambert
* Australian Irish connections, by Jennifer Harrison
* St Patrick's Day traditions in Ireland, by Marion McGarry
* Dating Family Photographs, 1900–1930, by Jane Shrimpton
* Tracing your County Wexford ancestors, by James G Ryan
* Researching your Irish clan, by Dr Maurice Gleeson
* Captains and convicts uncovered at Spike Island, by John Crotty
* Maps of the Escheated counties of Ireland, 1609, by Deirdre Wildy
* Same name, different person... a conundrum solved by reader Bob Fitzsimons

To find out more about Irish Roots Magazine, click the cover image above. You'll find there's a free sample of this edition ready for you to download, too.