Researching at the MN Historical Society

If you have a family history connection in Minnesota, you’ll want to take a look at the resources of the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS).


Even more about CCC ’16 presenters

As promised, here’s more information about additional presenters at “Celtic Roots Across America,” the Celtic Connections Conference happening in Minnesota on August 5-6:


“Irish Saturday” Classes

A new year brings a new round of Irish Saturday classes sponsored by Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI).


Names, names, names

There’s still time to sign up for Tom Rice’s class “An Irishman by any other name” to be held Saturday, May 9, 10:30 – 12 noon, at the MGS library.


An Irishman by Any Other Name

What a great class this is going to be! IGSI’s “Irish Saturday” class on May 9 will be led by Tom Rice, and bears the theme “An Irishman by Any Other Name.” You won’t want to miss it!


Malarkey – Radio with an Irish Accent

I failed to give you a heads-up about last night’s radio show featuring two board members of the Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI). Luckily the program was recorded so it’s not too late to hear Sarah Martin and Tom Rice being interviewed on Malarkey – Radio with an Irish Accent.


Getting Started With Your Irish Genealogy

If you’re new to Irish genealogy, you’ll want to attend the November 8 Irish Saturday class at the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS) library. Tom Rice’s presentation will be “Getting Started With Your Irish Genealogy.”


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).


We’re Back!


We’ve “escaped a bullet,” as they say. A WordPress update failed to complete last Friday, April 11, which prevented me from logging in to edit or post for over four days! There was some concern that the archived items couldn’t be restored. Happily, it looks like most everything is back to normal.

My thanks […]

Irish Places and Jurisdictions

April 12 is Irish Saturday at the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS) library, which means another IGSI class. Certified genealogist Tom Rice will share information about “Irish Places and Jurisdictions.”