October classes – two bites at the apple

Now you can learn about conducting Irish family history research by attending classes at both the MGS Library and the Celtic Junction Arts Center!

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Things to do in Ireland this fall

National Geographic has published a “Top 10″ listing of seasonal things to see and do in Ireland.

IGSI collection in WorldCat

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

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Banns vs. bonds

Genealogy in Time Magazine is back after a summer break. They started the fall season with a summary of new genealogy record sets.

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Whiteboyism

Have you added any family histories to the Ireland Reaching Out database?

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FamilySearch to discontinue microfilm Sept 7

Some time ago FamilySearch announced it will be discontinuing its microfilm circulation services. The last day was supposed to be August 31, but the deadline for ordering online has been extended to Thursday, September 7.

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A random act of kindness

One of our blog readers, whose anonymity will be protected here, shared an experience that might make you smile. Before you read on, you should know she is a vigorous rule-follower.

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Naturalization entries in census

I took my own advice by following up on one of the Findmypast tips, from yesterday’s posting here.

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Tips to reinvigorate your search

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve likely been doing family history research for a while. Maybe you can reinvigorate your quest by reviewing some basic tips for tracing emigrant ancestors.

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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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