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Genealogy workshop will focus on Ireland

Genealogy workshop will focus on Ireland

By Gleaner staff
April 21, 2005

A day-long Irish genealogy seminar will take place at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort on Tuesday, May 17.

The seminar will feature two international genealogy experts, Brian Trainor and Fintan Mullan from the Ulster Historical Foundation, Ulster, Ireland. They will address how to access available sources and the unique issues involved in researching Irish/Scots-Irish genealogy.

The seminar will include the following topics:

- "Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research"

- "Annotations to Irish Church Records with Particular Focus on Catholic Records"

- "Irish and Scots-Irish Research: 'Not Always at the Bottom of the Pile'"

- "Searching For Your Ancestors in Ireland: A Professional Guide"

- "Using the Internet and CD-ROMS for Irish Genealogy"

- "Emigration from the North of Ireland to North America in the 18th Century"

- "The Great Famine in Ireland and Emigration to North America, 1845-1856"

The workshop is sponsored by the Kentucky Historical Society and will be held at the Kentucky History Center, 100 W. Broadway in Frankfort on Tuesday, May 17, 2005, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CDT.

The seminar fee is $35 for Kentucky Historical Society members and $40 for all others. Attendance is limited. Pre-registration and payment are required by May 12.

The fee includes workshop handouts, continental breakfast, lunch, afternoon refreshments and a complimentary ticket to the Kentucky Historical Society museums. For more information, contact Joanie DiMartino at (502) 564-1792 ext. 4467.

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