Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Irish Lives Remembered - October 2013 issue now available

From Irish Lives Remembered:

The October issue (17th edition) of Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy e-Magazine is now LIVE & FREE to read/download via

Packed with Irish genealogy news, events and resources, this month we have a focus on Tracing Your Ancestors in Derry-Londonderry with 24 pages dedicated to the city and county. In other stories we take a look at:
  • Irish American singer-songwriter, Marie Digby travels to Armagh to collect her Certificate of Irish Heritage
  • Photo historian Jayne Shrimpton covers a nautical image from the SS Copeland
  • Findmypast Ireland release nearly 2 million Irish Historical Newspapers
  • Irish Ancestry Research Centre in Limerick hands over completed research for some high profile clients at King John’s Castle in Limerick
  • Fiona Fitzsimons guides us through whats on offer for researching Irish Family History Online
  • Michael Merrigan discusses the success of The Gathering, Genealogy, Heraldry and Vexillogy and the importance of connecting with the Irish Diaspora
  • Lorraine Bourke from PRONI delves into the Londonderry Papers and the importance of this unique collection of archives spanning over three centuries
  • Dundalk County Museum showcases ‘Aftermath’ an exhibition of photography, music, film and audio addressing the conflict
  • Shauna Hicks takes a look at Finding the Irish in Colonial New South Wales
  • The Irish Heritage Centre in Maine guides us through the history of the Irish in Maine
  • Oisin Mason on setting up a new genealogy business in Ireland
  • The Northern Ireland Tourist Board shows us what’s on offer in Derry-Londonderry
  • County and city archival sources at PRONI for Derry-Londonderry
  • Brian Mitchell provides a 3 step guide to tracing your ancestors in Derry-Londonderry
  • Brian Mitchell talks us through some well know Derry-Londonderry Surnames
  • Derry City Council’s archive and genelaogy services
  • Resources at Central Library Foyle Street
  • Launch of the digital atlas Derry-Londonderry
  • Keith Wright takes a look inside the Foyle Family History Centre
  • Medeival historian, Lorna Maloney explains The Gaelic Lordship of the O’Cahan Sept of Ulster
  • An indepth look at The North of Ireland Family History Society
  • Sean Traynor explains what’s on offer at the Coleraine Branch of The Northern Ireland Family History Society
  • Gerard Harvey talks us through a Foyle Family History Society (part of Northern Ireland Family History Society)
  • The Clutterbuck family revisit Kilrea
  • U.C.C. Ace Summer School - 2014
  • Archive of the month for Church of Ireland
  • Events, Seminars, Courses, Books and much more
(With thanks to Eileen Munnelly)


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from (print) and (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs, starts Nov 13th - see

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