Are You Ready to Research in Irish Records?

“Are You Ready to Research in Irish Records?” is the title of an article written by J.H “Jay” Fonkert and published in the April 2014 issue of The Septs, which is the quarterly journal of the Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI).


Compliments about The Septs

The Septs is the quarterly journal of the Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI). It is one of the primary benefits of IGSI membership and is published in January, April, July and October.


Complimentary access to THE SEPTS

Did you see the recent blog posting about IGSI’s quarterly journal? And you’d like to read the articles in the highlighted issue, but you don’t have online access (because you haven’t joined IGSI yet)?


IGSI’s Quarterly Journal, THE SEPTS

The Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) publishes a quarterly journal and has done so since June, 1980.

If you’re an IGSI member, every one of the issues is accessible online. Not only that, you can easily search the Tables of Contents, review the themes of focused issues, and quickly find and read articles of interest.


More About Irish Estate Records

Most of our Irish ancestors were tenant farmers, leasing plots directly from the landowner or sub-leasing from another Irishman. Land records are a good source for family history information, even if our ancestors didn’t own real property in Ireland.


The Septs, April 2012

Today’s mail brought The Septs for April 2012. What an exceptional issue! It takes every bit of my self-discipline not to sit down and read it cover to cover. Amazing resources for the Irish researcher, including:

“Tracing Your Irish Roots: Step by Step” by Brian Mitchell

“Methodology for Researching Irish Genealogical Collections” by David Rencher


Wanna Get Published?

Researching family history is fascinating, but at some point you should start putting pen to paper to record and share your findings. Some of us may have begun the writing process but aren’t sure what to do next. We may need an external goal or deadline to finish what we’ve begun.

Maybe a byline […]