Sunday, 12 January 2014

Irish Lives Remembered Jan 2014 issue now available

The latest free to access issue of Irish Lives Remembered is now out - here's the blurb:

The January issue (20th edition) of Irish Lives Remembered FREE Genealogy e-Magazine is now LIVE to read/download via

Packed with 80 pages of Irish genealogy news, events and resources to help you research your Irish ancestry, this month we take a look at:

Tracing your Irish Ancestors in New Jersey (16 pages) includes:
Genealogical Research in the United States by Joe Buggy (new U.S. columnist)
Tracing your Irish Ancestry in New Jersey by Joe Buggy
Meryl Streep’s Irish family history in,Donegal by Fiona Fitzsimons in Eneclann
New Jersey based author and genealogist Maureen Wlodarczyk delves into her own Irish past witih ‘Immigration Life on the Cobblestones Streets of Jersey City
New Jersey Genealogical Resources & Research Resources
P.R.O.N.I discusses their catalogue of letters and archives on emigration and highlights the Barbour Thread Mills in Paterson, New Jersey - founded by Thomas Barbour from Lisburn.
Mary Flood from I.F.H.F. in Kilkenny showcases resources on tracing the Irish in New Jersey

Tracing Your Dublin County Ancestors (26 pages) includes:
Dublin Tourism showcases what’s on offer in the county
Findmypast Ireland provide a glimpse of their Dublin North & South resources
Genealogical Resources for Dublin County by Jim Ryan & Brian Smith
Roman Catholic Family History Resources by Noelle Dowling, Archdiocese of Dublin
Other records of interest in the Dublin Diocesan Archive
Dublin through the eyes of a genealogist by Dr. Paul MacCotter
Finding your Dún Laoghaire Past by Tom Conlon
Overview of the Genealogical Society of Ireland by Michael Merrigan
Resources available at An Daonchartlann by Michael Merrigan
Fingal Genealogy Centre & Fingal Heritage Network in North Dublin by Bernadette Marks
Killester and its families by Margaret Bonar & Elizabeth Craven

Other features include:
Findmypast Ireland adds over 88,000 records from the British Military to their database featuring thousands of Irish soldiers.
Photo historian Jayne Shrimpton covers a motoring image in Bunmahon, County Waterford
Interview with Probate Genealogist, Eileen O’Duill
Updated schedule from Ancestral Connections, Names Places and Spaces – Genealogy Summer School at University College Cork.
North of Ireland Family History Society latest news
Australian Genealogist, Shauna Hicks takes a look at Finding the Irish in Colonial South Australia
Genealogy Events, Classified Advertising Directory,Genealogy Providors, Books and Biographies of our writers.

(With thanks to Eileen Munnelly)


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from (print) and (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at

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