“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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Biographies at GenealogyMagazine.com

Our readers regularly send tips and recommendations, which we appreciate immensely. Yesterday Audrey alerted us to Dick Eastman’s posting about the free biographical sketches available at GenealogyMagazine.com.

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Geography of New York City

If your ancestors lived in New York City, you’ll want to read this!

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