Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Volunteering in Ireland 1912-16 and DNA lectures at PRONI

From PRONI (

Volunteering in Ireland, 1912-16 Lecture Series

Dr Timothy Bowman (University of Kent) will deliver a series of lectures examining the various volunteer organisations which emerged in Ireland during the years before the First World War. He will look at volunteering by Unionists and Nationalists as well as civic and labour volunteers and the role of women in volunteer organisations.


29th August: Unionist Volunteers
5th September: Young Citizen Volunteers
12th September: Irish Nationalist Volunteers
19th September: Volunteering & the Labour Movement
26th September: Volunteering & Women

Lectures begin at 6.30pm at PRONI. All events are FREE OF CHARGE. Places limited.

There will also be a lecture from Bruce Durie at PRONI on Monday 16th September at 3.30pm entitled "Scots-Irish DNA: Is there a reliable way of determining ancestry from DNA?”

Please contact PRONI to secure your place at

(With thanks to Gavin McMahon)


My new book, Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, is now available from Pen and Sword. My Scottish land and church records ebooks are available at, whilst my next Pharos Scottish course, Scottish Research Online, starts Sep 4th - see Time to smash a few brick walls...!

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