Dick Eastman is wrong?

Whoa! The title of the posting mimics John Grenham’s and is intended as an attention-grabber.

Book-signing by the authors

Last week in his blog, Dick Eastman posted a review of the book Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, 4th Edition, by John Grenham. Published in 2012, the book isn’t new, but it stands as one of the most useful books in Irish genealogy.

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“Aida’s Secret” to premier in Canada

People attending today’s Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto are in for a treat. Premiering there will be a documentary about a family blown apart during the Holocaust but reunited after their genealogy was reconstructed.

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September is a lovely time to be in Ireland

Ireland is a great place to visit – perhaps anytime of the year – but both our glorious trips have been in September. In 2016 there’s a secondary reason to plan travel in September: the Diaspora of the Wild Atlantic Way.

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FTDNA and GEDMatch sparring

GEDMatch has stopped accepting FamilyTreeDNA (FTDNA) DNA uploads, prompting many unhappy comments on various forums.

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DNA, Genealogy And The Search For Who We Are

Learning more about DNA is one of my genealogical resolutions for 2016. This looks like a good place to start.

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Irish citizenship and passport

Those of you with an Irish-citizen grandparent probably already know you can apply for dual citizenship.

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Much ado about FTM retirement

I’m not the only person unhappy about Ancestry.com’s decision to retire Family Tree Maker software.

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Photogrammar

Photogrammar is a fascinating collection of 170,000 photos taken across the U.S. between 1935 and 1945.

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Irish Jewish Family History Database

The Irish Jewish Family History Database has been compiled by Stuart Rosenblatt, P.C., FGSI, and President of The Genealogical Society of Ireland.

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