Thursday, 27 February 2014

UCC Irish genealogy summer school

University College Cork is running an Irish genealogy summer school in 2014 - here's the blurb:

Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces
Irish Genealogy Summer School, University College Cork, June 29- July 6, 2014

This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC, one of the world’s leading universities. All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and ‘hands on’ workshops given by a selection of Ireland’s leading genealogical lecturers and experts. The latest online and offline sources are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history, whether beginner or expert.

All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and 'hands on' workshops given by a selection of Ireland's leading genealogical lecturers and experts.

Genealogy sources, and approaches are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history. It is suitable for genealogy enthusiasts.

Thankfully, it is not all work. A number of field trips are offered featuring sites and locations in Waterford, Dungarvan and Youghal., Not forgetting, optional evening tours to sites of interest in Cork itself, ‘the Venice of Ireland’, and the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale.

Contact Details UCC:
Ancestral Connections Summer School Co-ordinator: Lorna Moloney at E: l.moloney@ucc.ie or 353-(0)85-8721184 or 353-21-4904702
Lindy Meldon, Executive Assistant. Programme Assistant T: 353 (0)21 4904700. E: l.meldon@ucc.ie

All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and ‘hands on’ workshops given by a selection of Ireland’s leading genealogical lecturers and experts

Rates – Residential/Non-Residential/Concession
Full residential: Accommodation, half board at Victoria Lodge, tuition, fieldtrips, excursions and conference: €775.00
Non residential: €575.00 (We can supply a list of recommended providers on request

Concession - Non Residential (Historical & cultural groups, students, Over 55's, retired) non residential €488.75
Concession Residential - Accommodation, Half- board at Victoria Lodge, tuition, fieldtrips, excursions and conference: €658.75

Day rates - €95.00 concession rate - € 80.75 (Historical & cultural groups, students, Over 55's)


For further details of the programme (including timetable), and to book, visit www.ucc.ie/en/ace-genealogy/.

(With thanks to Lorna Moloney)

Chris

My latest genealogy books are Tracing Your Family History on the Internet (2nd ed), Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, and Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet. My next Pharos course is Scottish Research Online, which commences Feb 27th 2014, 5 weeks, price £45.99.

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