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New Year catch up: recent offers

Our Family Story: Research Pack

Buying the perfect present for someone who appears to own everything; is extremely particular; or wants nothing, is not easy.

Rather than the typical Christmas hamper or a pair of socks we hope our new research pack might just be the perfect present for a family member or friend to show that you appreciate them. You may even wish to treat yourself to one!

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Dr Brian Trainor Memorial Lecture

The Foundation is pleased to announce that we will establish a ‘Dr Brian Trainor Memorial Lecture’, with the inaugural lecture taking place in 2019.

If you wish to support this event, which we hope will take place annually, or every two years, you can donate to the Dr Brian Trainor Memorial Lecture Fund

The Londonderry Plantation by T.W. Moody – Subscription Offer

We would like to invite you to subscribe to a new edition of T.W. Moody’s seminal work, The Londonderry Plantation. (Note: the expected publication date is Spring 2019.)

To subscribe to this book please click here

Our tangled speech: Essays on language and culture

Our Tangled Speech Cover

Available now on booksireland, Our tangled speech: Essays on language and culture written by Aodán Mac Póilin, director of the ULTACH trust (1990-2014), provides a compelling and fascinating account of historical attitudes towards the Irish language and examines the complex nature of linguistic and cultural identity on the island of Ireland.

Order your copy here

Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors (Second Edition)

Priced at just £19.99 (plus P&P) this new edition of Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors is a massively expanded version of the first volume.running to more than 600 pages – more than double the length of the original.

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Irish Genealogy Essentials: 19th January 2019

Our one day programmes are ideal for those who are just beginning their research into their family history or those who are returning to it and would like to learn about the new resources and websites that are now available.

Our next one day course is scheduled for the 19th January 2019. Click here for more information

Irish Genealogy Essentials: 04-08 February 2019

Our 5 day history courses are ideal for those both beginning their research into their family history and those who have been working on their family tree for many years – we will cover both the main sources and those which are lesser-known.

Our next course is scheduled to run from 04-08 February 2019. Click here for more information

Irish Family History Experience: Introduction to Irish Genealogy

Our June 2019 programme offers budding family history researchers and genealogists the perfect first step towards research success. This six-day programme offers you the opportunity to spend three days learning from the experts in the classroom and researching in the Public Record Office Northern Ireland (PRONI) followed by the option of three days of tours or assisted research in PRONI.

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Tracing your Irish Ancestors: An Autumn Family History Conference

Join us for our 2019 Autumn family history conference to learn about the dramatic history of Ulster and the lives of your Irish ancestors.

Whether you are an experienced genealogist and have previously visited our shores or are new to Irish family history, our expert genealogists will be on hand to guide you at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and the archives in Dublin, including the National Archives and the Registry of Deeds.

Assisted personal research, talks, tours and sightseeing are all part of the eclectic, friendly and fun mix of Tracing Your Irish Ancestors. Join us for the journey. We will be delighted to see you.

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Researching your Irish Ancestors: Assisted Research Programme

This enhanced research programme offers you the chance to spend a week researching in the archives each day being guided and supported by our team of researchers, and presents a great opportunity to break down any genealogical brick walls and unlock your family history.

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