75% Black Friday discount on Findmypast

New U.S. subscribers can purchase a 30-day Findmypast World package for just $4.99, through Cyber Monday, November 27. Continue reading 75% Black Friday discount on Findmypast

From Laois to Kerry

A new history/genealogy book has been published about the families of Laois. Continue reading From Laois to Kerry

Corrections made to 1901/1911 census

John Grenham reports the first round of census corrections have gone live on the National Archives website. Continue reading Corrections made to 1901/1911 census

Celtic Connections 2018 coming to Boston

August 10-11, 2018, may seem like a long time in the future, but you’ll kick yourself if you don’t reserve those dates now. Plan to attend Celtic Connections 2018, where you’ll find your “Pathways to the Past.” Continue reading Celtic Connections 2018 coming to Boston

What’s the difference?

I’ve been preoccupied the last few weeks with planning a Veterans Day event, “Salute to America’s Finest” in Wayzata, MN.  Continue reading What’s the difference?

Autumn issue of Irish Lives Remembered

The Autumn 2017 issue of Irish Lives Remembered features an image of the American Civil War battle at Spottsylvania on its cover. A young man from County Wexford earned a Medal of Honor there but lost his life. Continue reading Autumn issue of Irish Lives Remembered

Coat of arms website

Some family historians I’ve met over the years have been particularly interested in their family crest. If you’re among them, you’ll want to read about this Coat of Arms website. Continue reading Coat of arms website

New home for IGSI

Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) is getting settled into its new home in Mendota Heights. Continue reading New home for IGSI

Free military access on Findmypast

Honor your ancestors who’ve served their country; find out more about their wartime experiences. Findmypast is offering free weekend access to its military records to commemorate Veterans Day, 2017. Continue reading Free military access on Findmypast

Breaking down genealogical brick walls

Today we’re sharing a reminder about New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) speakers coming to Minnesota on November 18. Continue reading Breaking down genealogical brick walls