Thursday, 3 July 2014

Irish Lives Remembered July/August issue out

From Irish Lives Remembered (www.irishlivesremembered.ie):

The July/August edition of Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy e-Magazine is now live and can be read/downloaded FREE of charge via www.irishlivesremembered.com or directly at http://bit.ly/1oabNpL

Topics of interest covered in our latest issue will cover:

The Irish in Kentucky
· Fiona Fitzsimons from Eneclann uncovers new evidence on why George Clooney’s ancestors left Ireland for Kentucky
· Joe Buggy provides an overview on resources to help research the Irish in Kentucky
· Maureen Wlodarczyk looks at the life of William Michael Higgins, Publisher of the Kentucky American Newspaper

Tracing your TYRONE Ancestors (16 pages)
· Vincent Brogan from Tyrone Roots discusses tips on tracing your Tyrone Ancestors
· Findmypast Ireland highlights the eight civil registration districts for the county
· Deirdre Nugent provides an overview of the Heritage Services at Northern Ireland Libraries
· Willie O’Kane from Irish World Family History, Coalisland talks us through resources available
· PRONI are seeking help in identifying 3 photos from Strabane photographer Herbert Cooper
· Ken Collins from Omagh Family History Society showcases the society’s work
· Michael Merrigan from G.S.I. discussed Fergal McClusky’s book The Irish Revolution 1912-23

The Irish in Australia
· Shauna Hicks traces the Irish in Australia (post 1901) through Military Records
· Kay Caball’s shares a glimpse of her new book ‘The Kerry Girls – Emigration & The Earl Grey Scheme’ about 117 girls from Kerry sent to Australia in 1849/1850

Other News
· Ancestry Network & Eneclann team up to provide a series of FREE lunchtime talks at the National Library of Ireland throughout August with 20 speakers on different topics for 20 days.
· New York based Bridget Bray gears up for The Genealogy Event in Limerick this August, with 2 full days of genealogy seminars, workshops and lectures. Special Discount to our readers of 10% up until July 15th – mention Irish Lives.
· Photo Historian, Jayne Shrimpton talks us through a 1910 Waterford shop front image
· Findmypast adds Irish marriage and death records from American newspapers
· Christopher Ridgeway from Castle Howard reviews Terence Dooley’s new book ‘The Decline & Fall of The Dukes of Leinster’ 1872-1948.
· News, Events and Book store

(With thanks to Eileen Munnelly)

Chris

Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians, whilst my new book British and Irish Newspapers is also now out. And FindmyPast - please reinstate the original Scottish census citations on your new site.

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