‘Hidden Treasures’: Discovering Local Sources in Your Irish Research

David Ryan
Free

When many start their Irish family history research they often head straight for the larger national repositories and their collections. Census records and parish registers are a great starting point for our research but don’t always help you in breaking through those brick walls. What many overlook when researching their Irish family history is the treasure trove of local repositories and the records they contain. These include street directories, cemetery registers, maps, school rolls, workhouse records and even personal family archives. The majority of Irish counties on both sides of the border have their own dedicated county library and archive which are run by local councils. This webinar will examine some of the records contained in local repositories and how best to use them for genealogical research.

Wed, March 9 2022: 19:00 UTC

About the speaker

About the speaker

David Ryan (MA DIPGEN) is a professional genealogist based just outside of Cork city, Ireland. He has worked as professional genealogist for the past five years. He is currently a researcher with the Cork Folklore Project, a community based oral h
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