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Latest news on events, book launches, articles & more from the Ulster Historical Foundation

Newsletter – 8 July 2014

Publications We are pleased to advise that The Other Tongues: An Introduction to Writing in Gaelic and Scots in Ulster and the West of Scotland has been added to our online bookstore (www.booksireland.org.uk). This beautifully produced hardback anthology is published by Irish Pages and aimed at the general reader in English as well as in […]

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Newsletter – 26 June 2014

Last Friday we attended the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)’s user meeting. This meeting which occurs four times a year is an opportunity to hear about the events and projects that PRONI and the various user organisations and individuals are involved in as well as creating opportunities for future partnerships. Speaking of PRONI, […]

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Newsletter – 13 June 2014

It’s been a busy few months here at the Ulster Historical Foundation. Over the past six months we have added 78,000 new records to our online databases www.ancestryireland.com/search-irish-genealogy-databases/.The majority of these new entries are Church of Ireland baptismal records (Counties Antrim & Down), transcribed by our Emeritus Research Director, Dr Brian Trainor. We have also […]

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Late Spring news from the Ulster Historical Foundation

Book Launch Our most recent publication, Dissenting Voices – Rediscovering the Irish Progressive Presbyterian Tradition, was successfully launched in the Christ Church Library of the Royal Belfast Academical Institution on 30 April. As many of the free thinkers featured in the book were influenced during their formative years by their education at Inst. the venue […]

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Easter news from the Ulster Historical Foundation

ULSTER AND SCOTLAND: Ulster-Scots Contributions to a shared inheritance Hosted by the Foundation on behalf of the Ministerial Advisory Group Ulster-Scots Academy, our Ulster and Scotland Conference was a great success. Over 150 people attended while the Conference exhibition was full to capacity with 35 exhibitors representing a variety of groups and cultural organisations from […]

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Ulster & Scotland: Ulster-Scots contributions to a shared inheritance event

On 25 and 26 March 2014, Ulster-Scots Academy (MAG) and the Ulster Historical Foundation will host a special conference at the Europa Hotel in Belfast which will explore the rich links and myriad connections between Ireland, and more particularly Ulster, and Scotland. With contributions from notable and accomplished speakers from many different disciplines, the conference […]

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USA genealogy lecture tour itinerary, March 2014 (Updated)

In March 2014 Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan of the Ulster Historical Foundation will undertake another of their annual lecture tours in the USA. Dates on the itinerary include: Denver CO, Saturday, 08 March – Full day (9:30am to 4:00pm) Hosts: The Wales Ireland Scotland England (W.I.S.E.) Family History Society http://www.wise-fhs.org/ Des Moines IA, Monday, […]

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24 hr book bargain: Monday 24th Feb

This Monday’s offer on booksireland.org.uk, which will conclude our 24 hour promotion for the time being, is on two books. The Strabane Barony during the Ulster Plantation, 1607- 41 and George Sigerson: Poet, Patriot, Scientist and Scholar will both be available at a reduced price for 24 hours from midnight Sunday night GMT. The Strabane Barony during the Ulster […]

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24 hr book bargain: Monday 10th Feb

This Monday’s offer is on two books, The Book of Ulster Surnames and Living Like a Lord: The Second Marquis of Donegall 1769-1844. From midnight Sunday night GMT until midnight on Monday we are pleased to offer on booksireland.org.uk: The Book of Ulster Surnames Was £12.99 – Offer price: £5.00 Living Like a Lord: The […]

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24 hr book bargain: Monday 3rd Feb

This monday will be the first Monday Book Bargain of the year. Thus, from midnight Sunday night GMT until midnight on Monday, we are pleased to offer on booksireland.org.uk: Portrait of an Industrial City : Clanging Belfast 1750-1914 RRP: £9.99 | Offer: £4.99 Ulster Transformed: Essays on Plantation and Print Culture c. 1590-1641 RRP: £19.99 | Offer: £9.99 Guild […]

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