Sting visits home of ‘pauper’ Irish Ancestor

I always enjoy the PBS TV program “Finding Your Roots” with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Unfortunately I often miss episodes, including the one about singer-songwriter Sting.

Bits and Pieces

I periodically “mine” other blogs to check out what’s happening in the genealogical world. Today I found a flurry of announcements that may be of interest to IGSI blog readers. Here they are, with my thanks to Claire Santry and Dick Eastman:


Roots in Monaghan?

The following announcement was written by the sponsors of the Monaghan-focused Family History initiative:

A unique Monaghan-focused Family History initiative is being organised as part of The Gathering 2013. It will provide two 4-day training courses within the county for tourists tracing their Monaghan ancestors. The project is entitled ‘County Monaghan Genealogy – home […]