Moving into Intermediate Research

Your research skills may have advanced beyond the beginner level and you’d like to ‘take it up a notch’ in 2018.


Irish-American Heritage Center, Chicago

“The Irish-American Heritage Center provides the very best in Irish culture through the arts, history, education, dance and social outlets,” says their website.


FMP British & Irish Roots Collection – FREE

Findmypast has announced the creation of a brand new resource specifically designed to help U.S. researchers trace their British and Irish heritage. And the new collection is free to search and explore for a limited time!


Irish Family History Centre newsletter

Do you receive the Irish Family History Centre (IFHC) newsletter? The biweekly newsletter drops into your email-box every other Saturday morning, always containing something delicious to read with a cup of coffee or tea.


A twofer?

No, this blog posting isn’t about a two-for-one holiday special on subscriptions or DNA kits.


Petition for early release of 1926 Irish census

The Council of Irish Genealogical Organisations (CIGO) is launching an online petition calling for the Irish government to release the 1926 Census.

A comprehensive explanation can be found at the CIGO website:


The Ancestor Guy in Wisconsin

Dave Miller, who did a bang-up job as emcee at the 2016 Celtic Connections Conference, is also a blogger based in Wisconsin.


New FMP subscription packages

Findmypast has announced new subscription packages – Starter, Plus and Pro.

Come see the Minnesota Genealogy Center

The William J. Hoffman Library will be open and ready for business at its new location, the Minnesota Genealogy Center, this Wednesday, November 29.


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.