Saturday 27 October 2012

Genealogy courses in Limerick

From the Irish Ancestry Research Centre ( at the University of Limerick:

Genealogy Half-Day Schools

IARC has developed a customised half-day school series for those with a keen interest in genealogy. Our first series is entitled ‘An Introduction to Genealogy’ and will familiarise you all the basic sources needed to begin your ancestry research. It is for those at beginner's level.

Participants will be introduced family history sources available online. You will become familiar with concepts of online searching, source retrieval, and how to download material. During each session participants will also be given the opportunity to apply the skills learned using IARC’s computer facilities and subscriptions.

Sessions will be held once a month from 10am—12.30pm (dates below) and participants will be provided with annotated handouts and source guides for all topics covered.

Date Topic

1 November Introduction to Genealogy

6 December Using the 1901&1911 Census

7 February Using Griffiths Valuation

7 March The Tithe Applotment Books

4 April Your Guide to Landed Estates

2 May Your Guide to Irish Directories

Cost for the full programme of 6 sessions is €190.00.

For more information on our Genealogy Half-Day School Series, please contact or Deborah Clifford on 061 518355

Christmas Vouchers available for genealogy research gifts and genealogy basic workshops, contact

(With thanks to Lorna Moloney)


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