Friday, 9 March 2012

Irish Ancestry Research Centre courses

News of a series of ancestral workshops being run imminently by the Irish Ancestry Research Centre (

The Irish Ancestry Research Centre is now scheduling springtime workshops at our training facility in the Tierney Building of the University of Limerick and in the Munster area. These skill based workshops are suitable for anybody interested in researching their family history. It will provide an introduction to basic genealogy and the relevant sources, skills and record-keeping. The workshop assumes no prior experience of historical or genealogical studies.

The workshop will focus on key areas such as how to locate online genealogical sources, both free and subscription based; search online archives and records; learn to use Griffith’s Valuation; learn to access and search the 1901 and 1911 census and learn how to construct family records and create your family tree.

Scheduled workshops:
Tuesday 20 March 12-2 pm Tierney Building, University of Limerick

Life Long Learning Festival
Thursday 29 March 12-2 pm Georges Quay LIT, Limerick
Friday 30 March 10.30-12.30pm Georges Quay LIT, Limerick

Titanic 100 Commemorative week
Tuesday 10 April 12-2 pm Commodore Hotel, Cobh

Prior booking is essential. To book your place or enquire about scheduling a workshop in your area, please email or telephone 061 518355.

(With thanks to Deborah Clifford)


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