Want To Discover Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors?
Many people believe that researching Irish ancestors is impossible because of the destruction of the Public Record Office in 1922. While many records were destroyed, others survived and have come online in recent years.
Join experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation to learn how to get the most out of Irish resources and records, gain strategies for breaking down brick walls, and grasp important historical context that may help fill in gaps in your research. Whether you are just beginning your Irish research or have been doing research for years, you won’t want to miss these workshops!
Researching Irish Ancestry - Saturday
Saturday, 12th March
Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie, OR 97222
Researching Irish Ancestry - Sunday
Sunday, 13th March
Genealogical Forum of Oregon, 2505 SE 11th Ave., Suite B-18, Portland, OR 97202
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Staff from the Ulster Historical Foundation – Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt - will present seminars on Irish and Scots-Irish genealogy for beginners and active family historians. Mullan is Executive Director of the Foundation, an educational nonprofit organization which specializes in historical research and publications. Hunt is Research Officer with the Foundation.
These seminars provide very practical and detailed information on how to trace your Irish ancestors. The presenters are from one of Ireland’s foremost genealogy research organisations and publishing houses and they will give advice on what to do and where to go next. These sessions will help the beginner and the seasoned genealogist alike.
What better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day itself, than by making a start on your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestral quest? Your Irish genealogy is waiting to be discovered.
With over 55 years’ experience of serving Irish people everywhere, let the Ulster Historical Foundation help you discover your family’s story.
For more information on the work of the Ulster Historical Foundation and our Irish & Scots-Irish genealogy lecture tour across North America, please email firstname.lastname@example.org