Thursday, 8 January 2015

Irish Lives Remembered Jan-Feb 2015 issue now available

The January/February 2015 issue of the free to access bi-monthly Irish Lives Remembered magazine is now available:

The January/February edition (27th issue) of Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy
e-Magazine is now live and can be read/downloaded FREE of charge via or directly at

Topic of interest covered in our latest 76 page issue includes:

Finding the Irish in New Zealand - Part 1, North Island (17 pages)
· Shauna Hicks provides an overview of what records to use
· The Irish in the Royal New Zealand Fencible Corps
· New Zealand Birth, Marriage & Death Records
· Irish stories in Te Ara - The Encyclopaedia of New Zealand
· Geraldene O’Reilly attendance at U.C.C. Irish Genealogy Summer School
· Irish soldiers discharged from the Imperial Regiments in New Zealand
· Irish soldiers of the 65th regiment who settled in Napier

Tracing your County DOWN Ancestors (18 pages)
· Photo historian, Jayne Shrimpton covers a photo at Leganny Dolmen, Co. Down
· Findmypast Ireland records
· Ulster Historical Foundation records
· Libraries Northern Ireland – Heritage Collections
· Resources at Newry & Mourne Museum
· Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (P.R.O.N.I.)
· General Register Office of Northern Ireland (G.R.O.N.I.)
· Killyleagh Family History Society
· Collection of letters from 19th century Australia

· Joe Buggy looks at tracing the Irish in Pennsylvania
· Maureen Wlodarczyk delves into the life of Terence Vincent Powderly, Pennsylvanian Irish-American Labor Rights Leader
· Peter Manley provides an insight into unearthing your Irish Roots in Scranton
· Megan Smolenyak shares her research on U.S. Vice President, Joe Biden’s Irish ancestry

General News
· Fiona Fitzsimons from Eneclann shares her research on Princess Charlene of Monaco’s Irish Family History (Part 2 – From the Tudor conquest of Ireland to the French Revolution)
· ACE Irish Genealogy Summer School at University College Cork schedule of speakers for 2015
· Genealogical Society o f Ireland appoints a new president
· Michael Merrigan delves into our early modern diaspora in central Europe
· Fly Leaf Press are offering a special discount to Irish Lives readers on their title ‘Tracing Your Sligo Ancestors’
· New Irish records on Findmypast Ireland
· News, Events and Book store

(With thanks to Eileen Munnelly)


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