Monday 31 August 2020

Autumn edition of Irish Roots magazine published

A new edition has been published of the quarterly Irish Roots magazine, Ireland's only publication dedicated to helping family historians find and celebrate their Irish heritage and ancestry.

It is, as always, crammed with useful 'how-to' advice and in-depth features focussed on genealogy collections, DNA research, news about records and other developments, personal ancestral stories, historical events, cultural issues and other topics likely to be of interest to anyone as they try to trace their ancestors in Ireland and around the world.

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Among the articles in this edition are:
  • Finding the Locality of your Ancestors in Ireland
  • The RMS Leinster: Ordinary Lives – An extraordinary story
  • Tracing your Co. Monaghan Ancestors
  • Patrick Kavanagh – One of Ireland's Greatest Poets
  • How to tell which side of the family your DNA matches relate to
  • Australian Irish Connections – What's in a name
  • What's New? Review of new record releases and updates
  • The story of Jane (Jenny Boyle)
In addition there's a news round-up from Irish genealogical societies, Letters to the Editor, a Q&A with Nicola Morris MAGI, a global family research tale, news from the archives, and much more.

Single copies of Irish Roots is available as a paper magazine (€7; UK£7; US$10; AUD$13; CAD$13) and as a digital publication (€3.99; UK£3.58; US$4.71; AUD$6.54; CAD$6.21). One- and two-years subscriptions can be purchased in your preferred medium and represent good savings.

If you haven't seen the magazine before, check out the free sample of the new edition here.