Turn family tree into family treasure

Those four-page laminated guides about genealogical research are so handy.

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From Laois to Kerry

A new history/genealogy book has been published about the families of Laois.

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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.

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Andersons in Carrig

The latest edition of IGSI’s eNewsletter, Ginealas, arrived in members’ email boxes this weekend. A flurry of online map ordering activity ensued.

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Discounts at Irish Newspaper Archive

If you’ve been wanting to do research in Irish newspapers, Halloween may be a good time to start. Irish Newspaper Archive is offering subscription discounts of 30-35%.

Themes for The Septs

Today the mailman brought the latest issue of The Septs, quarterly journal of the Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI). The theme for October 2017: “Writing Family History.”

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America the Ingenious

I picked up a book while we were traveling, America the Ingenious: How a Nation of Dreamers, Immigrants, and Tinkerers Changed the World by Kevin Baker.

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IGSI collection in WorldCat

The latest issue of Ginealas has been emailed to IGSI members. Have you read your copy?

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GEDmatch

I’ve stepped into new territory. This week I uploaded my husband Bill’s DNA results to GEDmatch. I’m waiting for batch processing to be completed.

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Methodists in Ireland

The 2017 Third Quarter issue of Irish Roots Magazine is out. On the cover is the striking “Kindred Spirits” sculpture, nine stainless steel eagle feathers nearly 23 feet tall.

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