Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Irish Lives Remembered Dec 2013 issue now online

From Irish Lives Remembered:

The December issue (19th edition) of Irish Lives Remembered FREE Genealogy e-Magazine is now LIVE to read/download via www.irishlivesremembered.com

Our Christmas edition is packed with 74 pages of Irish genealogy news, events and resources to help you research your Irish ancestry, this month we take a look at:
  • Tracing Your ARMAGH Ancestors (26 pages) to include: ArmaghTourism showcases what’s on offer in the ‘Orchard County’; Genealogical resources at Armagh Public Library; Findmypast Ireland provide a glimpse of their Armagh resources; What records are on offer at Armagh Ancestry from Roots Ireland; Resources at the Cardinal Tomas O’Fiaich Memorial Library & Archive in Armagh; Richard Burns outlines what’s on offer for Family History in the city of Armagh; Dr Paul MacCotter discusses the origins of Armagh surnames; North Armagh branch of the Northern Ireland Family History Society; PRONI takes a look at Armagh photographer Herbert Allison; Sean Traynor provides an account of the McKee Warnock families in Armagh; Richard Burns delves into his own past with an account of Armagh man, Edward Stanley
  • Lorna Moloney, organiser of The Irish Genealogy Summer School at University College Cork Ancestral Connections, Names Places and Spaces gives us an ‘inside view’ of what to expect from this fantastic seven day programme of lectures and events
  • Fiona Fitzsimons brings her final instalment of whats on offer for researching Irish Family History Online
  • Findmypast Ireland tops up their portfolio with another 2.6 million Irish Petty Sessions records bringing their total court records to over 20 million
  • Comedian Jimmy Carr receives a Certificate of Irish Heritage in honour of his Limerick roots
  • Photo historian Jayne Shrimpton covers a beautiful Christmas image in County Waterford from the A.H. Poole collection at the National Library of Ireland
  • More famous signatures are uncovered in The Morpeth Roll - President Ronald Regan’s great great grandfather ‘Thomas Regan’ along with the signature of movie director John Ford’s grandfather
  • PRONI provides a glimpse at the life of Lady (Edith) Londonderry from their archives
  • Flyleaf Press are offering our readers a discount on ‘Sources for Irish Family History’ book
  • Australian Genealogist, Shauna Hicks takes a look at Finding the Irish in Colonial Tasmania
  • An Irish Gathering in New Zealand with the Irish Interest Group from the New Zealand Society of Genealogists
  • Rodney Walsh, Honorary Consul General of Ireland in New Zealand receives the Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad
  • Michael Merrigan from the Genealogical Society of Ireland looks at the Nuns Register as a valuable resource
  • Church of Ireland archive of the month features a rare set of images from Belfast
  • Flyleaf Press launch the 2nd edition of Tracing your LIMERICK Ancestors
  • Irish Genealogical Reseach Society launches their online Wills resource
  • Events, Classifieds,Seminars, Courses, Books and much more
(With thanks to Eileen Munnelly)


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from http://www.gould.com.au (print) and http://www.gen-ebooks.com/unlock-the-past.html (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Tracing-Your-Irish-History-on-the-Internet/p/3889/.

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