Monday 27 March 2023

Accredited Genealogists Ireland announces new Member (MAGI)

Accredited Genealogists Ireland (AGI), the island-wide organisation that represents both the interests of people engaged professionally in genealogy and monitors the standard of their work, has another new member.

Gill Johnson MAGI
She is Gillian Johnson, who, having been through the Association’s Affiliate Programme, has now been admitted into Membership of Accredited Genealogists Ireland.  As such, she can now use the coveted MAGI post-nominals.

For almost a decade, Gill has been working with Timeline, a Dublin-based genealogical research company run by fellow AGI Member, Nicola Morris. As an employee of Timeline, Gill has undertaken research for the BBC and RTE series of Who Do You Think You Are? She has also carried out research for the RTE series The Great House Revival

Gill graduated from Maynooth National University with an honours BA degree in Local Studies specialising in primary documents. Her thesis focused on the slums of Dublin.

She also completed the genealogy course delivered by Sean Murphy through the National Library of Ireland, and is a member of the AGI panel which provides the Genealogy Advisory Service for Dublin's National Archives.