Irish Emigration to North America: Before, during and after Famine

Paul Milner FUGA, MDiv
Jun 22, 2022
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Speaker's Introduction
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Early Colonial Period
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Ulster Irish Migrations
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Irish into Canada
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Pre-Famine Exodus
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Famine Years
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Post Famine
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Announcements / prizes
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About this webinar

Identify push factors to emigration (internal issues influencing emigration): Identify pull factors to emigration (external forces encouraging emigration) • Discuss factors and resources for each time period • Emigration pre-1717 • Scots-Irish (1717 – 1783) • Revolutionary War to the Famine (1783-1845) • Famine years and after • How to use to find places of origin

About the speaker

About the speaker

Paul Milner, a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research. Here’s the backstory about Paul:
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  1. JG
    Julie Goyette
    5 months ago

    Interesting and informative! I will need to watch this again.

  2. HS
    Helen Schenkelaars
    6 months ago

    So interesting! I know I will need to watch this again at different times in my research.

  3. MH
    Margaret Harris
    6 months ago

    This webinar will probably become the door to me going across the pond in my genealogical search. Up until now, I was frozen with fear! Great presenter is Paul Milnar!

  4. LE
    Lorraine Elizabeth Heinrich
    6 months ago

    Great webinar. Interesting and informative.

  5. BB
    Brian Boneham
    6 months ago

    Brilliant webinar with amazing information to help with migration and immigration.

  6. MB
    Michael Brown
    6 months ago

    Chock full of useful information to put Irish immigration into context.

  7. MC
    Marjorie Croninger
    6 months ago

    absolutely fantastic!!!!!!! Now a Milner fan!

  8. VM
    Vickie McCubbin
    6 months ago

    One of the absolute best I have seen. I will be watching it again. This presentation answered many of the Irish ancestry questions.


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