Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Irish Lives Remembered Sept/Oct 2015 issue now out

The latest free to access issue of Irish Lives Remembered is now available online at www.irishlivesremembered.com

This issue:

Fiona Fitzsimons from Eneclann shares her research on British Actor, Jeremy Irons Irish Family History which unearths the McCreight family from Down who founded a linen factory in Blarney, Co. Cork - close to where the actor lives today plus a reversal of fortune for his Dublin connections.

The Irish in TEXAS
· Genealogist and lecturer, Joe Buggy looks at tracing the Irish in Texas
· New Jersey genealogist, Maureen Wlodarczyk takes a look at the lives of James Power, Rosalie Bridget Hart & the Irish colonization of Texas

General News
· Tracing your Workhouse Ancestors - 6 step guide from Findmypast Ireland on how best to navigate through their record database
· Jayne Shrimpton covers a photo from a kindergarten in Waterford dated 1929
· Flyleaf Press added Tracing Your Kerry Ancestors to their county book series.
· Fly Leaf Press are offering a special discount on their title ‘IRISH CHURCH RECORDS’ for €20
· New Irish records on Findmypast Ireland
· IARC help launch Limerick DNA project
· Derry Genealogist Brian Mitchell remembers Second Lieutenant George Mitchell and the Relief of Kut who was killed in action on 1 February 1917
· The McMahon Archival Collection at Clare Museum includes details of 60 families and landed estates in County Clare from 1600’s to mid 1900’s
· Ireland Reaches Out launches Epic Journeys Ellis Island which brings to life the experiences of people who left Ireland at the turn of the 19th Century and passed through the Immigration Station at Ellis Island before scattering to all parts of North America to begin a new life
· University College Cork announces their line-up of speakers for their annual 2016 Irish Genealogy Summer School.

(With thanks to Eileen Munnelly)


For details on my genealogy guide books, including my recently released Discover Irish Land Records and Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis, please visit http://britishgenes.blogspot.co.uk/p/my-books.html. My new Pinterest account is at https://www.pinterest.com/chrismpaton/.

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