NEW BOOK – Transatlantic Lives: The Irish Experience in Colonial America. This new publication features sixty biographies which detail the lives and careers of a selection of Irish emigrants to North America in the colonial period (including the British territories that would later become Canada).
Irish Genealogy: Your Questions Answered. Due to the popularity of our Irish Genealogy Essentials courses we have decided to offer a new programme tailored towards the budding family history researcher.
There is an exhibition lecture at the Armagh Robinson Library that our readers may be interested in attending. As well as the subject matter, it is a fine example of how one Robinson institution works with another.
British Institute, 15-19 October 2018, Salt Lake City. The Foundation’s staff, Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt, have been invited to deliver a week-long course entitled, Researching Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors at the 2018 British Institute in Salt Lake City, UT from 15 to 19 October 2018.
With less than a week to go until we commence our North American Lecture Tour, preparations are well underway for our first location – Augusta, GA – on Saturday 3 March. Several of the tour locations have already sold out and several more are close to doing so.
In a few weeks our 2018 programme of research activities will begin with our February genealogy course (05-09 February). Due to the success of our 2017 family history courses we will be running four courses in total in 2018. (30 April–04 May, 13-10 June, 05-09 November)