Database of Irish-American emigrant letters launched

Great news this week! The University of Galway has debuted a database of letters and other material that covers roughly the late 1600s to the mid 20th century. It includes material sent from North America back to Ireland. “The archive includes approximately 7,000 letters, running to more than 150,000 documents, along with other important historical […]

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 […]

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 […]