Celtic Connections 2018 coming to Boston

August 10-11, 2018, may seem like a long time in the future, but you’ll kick yourself if you don’t reserve those dates now. Plan to attend Celtic Connections 2018, where you’ll find your “Pathways to the Past.”


Irish Census substitutes

Have you exhausted all possibilities for finding your ancestors in 19th century Irish records? Maybe not.

Don’t forget the collaterals

What a great title! It was the subject of an exceptionally helpful blog by Donna Moughty.


A reference library for Irish research

We’re on the road headed back to Minnesota so I have limited time for blogging. Nonetheless I wanted to share Donna Moughty’s book recommendations for our home Irish reference libraries.


Using U.S. Civil War Records to Find Irish Locale

When I’m “surfing” other genealogy blogs to look for tips to share with readers, I occasionally find an article that’s so comprehensive I don’t even want to try to paraphrase it.

That was the case today when I read Donna Moughty’s (May 27th) blog posting entitled “Using Civil War Records to Identify a Locality in […]

Irish Research Trip with Donna Moughty

Professional genealogist Donna Moughty will again lead a research trip to Ireland in October, 2014.


Donna Moughty’s Dublin Research Trip

In the past, IGSI has sponsored trips to Ireland, but there are no plans for such a tour in 2013. However, there’s a good alternative: Genealogist Donna Moughty, who specializes in Irish research, has scheduled a Dublin trip October 13-23, 2013.