The British GENES blog (GEnealogy News and EventS): Top stories concerning British Isles ancestral research from Irish born Scottish based professional family historian, author and tutor Chris Paton. Feel free to quote from this blog, but please credit British GENES if you do so. To contact me please email christopherpaton @ tiscali.co.uk. Happy hunting!
Thanks to Claire Santry on Twitter (@Irish_Genealogy) for announcing that the Certificate of Irish Heritage site has now gone live at www.heritagecertificate.ie. Applications can apparently be made from September 30th.