Celtic Roots? This is the summer conference for you!

The clock is ticking! The Celtic Connections Conference ’16, August 5-6 in Minneapolis, is less than three months away, and you have less than a couple weeks to get the discounted registration fee of $150 for both conference days. This low rate is available only until May 31, so it’s time to get serious about […]

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Celtic Roots Across America August 5-6, 2016 registration is now open

What better day than St. Patrick’s Day to announce that registration is open for the Celtic Connections Conference, to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Park Place in St. Louis Park, Minnesota from August 5-6, 2016.  This event is for researchers at all levels interested in discovering their Irish, Scots-Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and Cornish […]

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Findmypast launches new Irish and British collections: 14,000 records

Findmypast launches over 14,000 new records as the first installment of their new Findmypast Fridays. This press release was received from Findmypast.com today. We are proud to announce the launch of our first ever Findmypast Friday! Every Friday from now on, we will be bringing you thousands of new records to explore over the weekend […]

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Irish Newsletter Septs Wins NGS Award

At this month’s National Genealogical Society Conference in Kansas City, winners were announced for many special awards. Among the winners was the Irish Genealogical Society International, which is based here in Minnesota. The IGSI quarterly journal, the Septs, won first place in the NGS Newsletter Competition under the category of Major Genealogical or Historical Society […]

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Researching Irish Ancestry

Want to learn more about your Irish ancestry? Eileen O’Duill, a professional genealogist based in Ireland, has some comments at Ancestry’s 24-7 Family History Circle. The 2006 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Boston had many lectures on Irish research. For downloads of 60 Irish related lectures, visit here. These lectures can be downloaded as […]

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