Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Irish Lives Remembered issue 13 now available (free)

From Eileen Munnelly at Irish Lives Remembered:

The June issue (13th edition) of Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy e-Magazine is now LIVE & FREE to read/download via www.irishlivesremembered.com

Our June edition is packed family history resources and stories to help trace your Irish ancestors with a focus on GALWAY Genealogy & Heritage (20 pages)

· Fáilte Ireland showcasing what Galway has to offer
· Photo historian, Jayne Shrimpton looks at Women of the Claddagh wearing The Galway Shawl
· Resources at Galway County Libraries Local History & Archives
Resources at Galway County Council Archive Service
· Peadar O’Dowd provides excellent sources in Tracing Your Galway Ancestors
· Surnames of county Galway with Paul MacCotter
· Galway Genealogy Centres (East & West)
· Sample of Galway Gatherings


· Eric Carey, receives a certificate of Irish heritage on behalf of his grandfather Hugh Carey, Ex-Governor of New York.
· Be in with a chance to WIN one of 3 books of the recently published ‘The Morpeth Roll – Ireland Identified 1841 – courtesy of Four Courts Press, Dublin.
· Updates from Findmypast Ireland on County Down Parish Registers & additional Petty Sessions Records.
· University College Cork invite you to their Irish Genealogy Summer School - Ancestral Connections, Names Places & Spaces.
· Interview with Henry Healy from Moneygall in our new column ‘In Conversation’
· Michael Merrigan updates us on A Hidden Treasure & National Resource – The 1926 Census.
· Helen Moss from Eneclann provides an insight into The Quakers in Ireland
· Maureen Wlodarczyk shares her 3rd collection of historical Irish Schoolgirl Samplers from Anne Walpole in County Laois.
· Monaghan Diaspora visiting from abroad can now attend a Genealogy Course to help them trace their Monaghan ancestors.
· Shauna Hicks looks at The South Australian Police Gazettes from the 1860’s for missing Irish immigrants and deserters.
· Aine McCormack reminisces about her ancestors John Regan & Patrick Foley from Kilmichael, Co. Cork in The Young Americans column.
· Genealogy Events Guide
· Genealogy & Heritage Store

(With Thanks to Eileen)


My new book, Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, is now available from Pen and Sword. My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the Old Parish Registers, starts May 15th - see http://britishgenes.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/scotland-1750-1850-beyond-oprs-starts.html. Time to smash a few brick walls...!

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