Sunday, July 22, 2012
Irish Genealogy Seminar in Phoenix - September 8
All-day Seminar on Irish Genealogy
Saturday, 8 September 2012
Registration: 8:30-9:00am Seminar 9:00-3:30pm at the
Irish Cultural Center – McClelland Irish Library, 1106 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ
Tel: 602 864-2353 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
http://azirishlibrary.org/ Registration form can be found here: registration
Eileen M. Ó Dúill
Member of the Association of
Professional Genealogists in Ireland
9:00-9:50am “Introduction to Irish Genealogy: Where Do I Start?” Beginner's
guide to Irish research. Learn about the "paper trail" left by your ancestor which leads to place of birth
in Ireland; explanation of Irish civil records and Irish census. Could you be eligible for Irish citizenship?
10:00-10:50am “Dublin, 30 June 1922: Did Everything Blow Up?” Discussion about
the disastrous fire in 1922 at the Four Courts, Dublin; history of the Public Records of Ireland,
documents lost and those which survived; National Archives effort to rebuild the collection.
11:00-Noon - Tours of the McClelland Irish Library
Noon- 1pm - Lunch
1:00-1:50pm “Mrs. Fancy Tart is Coming to Tea: Making Sense of Family
Stories” Family stories are the starting point for genealogical research. Eileen shares stories each of
which makes a point to bear in mind when gathering your own stories. This lighthearted look at family
stories will educate and entertain you over dessert and coffee.
2:00-3:00pm “Come to Ireland to Find Your Irish Ancestors” For researchers
intending to travel to Ireland, hints on preparation, documentary sources, pre-trip organization, and tips
on Dublin record repositories.
3:00-3:30pm Questions and answer time. Drawing for prizes.
Registration Fee: $40 for non-members or $30 for Irish Cultural Center members
Membership benefits on website http://azirishlibrary.org/
Fee includes Program, Continental Breakfast, Box Lunch, Beverages, and Prizes
Deadline for registration: 5 September 2012, or first 100 people
Posted by Pima County Genealogy Society at 12:07 PM