Monday, 8 September 2014

Irish Lives Remembered Sept/Oct issue out

From Irish Lives Remembered (

The September/October edition (25th issue) of Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy e-Magazine is now live and can be read/downloaded FREE of charge via or directly at

Topics of interest covered in our latest issue include:

Tracing your OFFALY Ancestors
· Irish Midlands Ancestry offers advice on tracing your Offaly/Laois ancestors
· Findmypast Ireland look at what records they hold for Offaly
· Offaly Libraries provides an overview of the key primary sources available in their local studies department
· Offaly History (Offaly Historical & Archaeological Society showcases their society’s work.

The Irish in Illinois
· Joe Buggy looks at tracing the Irish in Illinois
· Maureen Wlodarczyk looks at the life of Catherine O’Leary and her sons in Chicago
· Useful links to help research your Illinois ancestors

General News
· ACE Irish Genealogy Summer School at University College Cork announce their program for 2015
· Fiona Fitzsimons from Eneclann shares her research on Irish American Comedian, Stephen Colbert’s Laois roots
· Michael Merrigan writes about the commemoration of the Irish men and women who lost their lives in WWI
· Irish Ancestry Research Centre in Limerick praises the success of the Genealogy Event in Limerick
· Fly Leaf Press are offering a special discount to Irish Lives readers on their title ‘Tracing Your Sligo Ancestors’
· Back To Our Past invite you to their Genealogy & Family History 3 day event at the R.D.S, Dublin. See special coupon on page 5 which offers Irish Lives readers a €3 discount
· The Murphy family celebrates their Louth heritage with a family gathering
· Neil Watt from PRONI delves into the past of Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples (The Barefoot Baronet)
· Photo Historian, Jayne Shrimpton talks us through a 1895 image of the Browne family, Greenville, Waterford
· Findmypast adds Irish Petty Sessions Court Registers, Daily Mirror 1914, 1915, 1918 to British Newspaper Archives and publishes a handy guide to Tracing Your World War I Ancestors.
· Tony McCarthy remembers Tim Cadogan
· News, Events and Book store

The Irish in Australia
· Shauna Hicks traces the Irish in Australia (post 1901) through Immigration, Naturalization & Citizenship records

(With thanks to Eileen Munnelly)


Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians, whilst my new book British and Irish Newspapers is also now out. And please consider purchasing the great new version of Caledonia by The Libations at 79p via - all profits go to help fund Scottish foodbanks

1 comment:

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