The Ireland Branch will present its annual Open Day on Saturday 20th May 2017 at the usual venue: Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2. The day will feature three full length talks and three shorter talks, aimed at beginners. We will also feature our ever popular silent raffle.
10:20-10:30 Chairperson’s Welcome
10:30-11:15 Jim Herlihy – Tracing Ancestors in the Irish Police
11:20-12:00 Ruth Mathewson – Finding the Irish in Scotland
12:00-13:30 Lunch at own expense
13:45-14:30 Karl-Heinz Wüstner – How German immigrants brought savoury delight to Dublin
14:45-16:00 Lightening talks: Claire Bradley demos the new features of the IGRS website, Aileen Wynne talks about DNA testing and Rosaleen Underwood talks about church records
The event is free to attend and you don’t need to book. However, small donations, particularly from non-members are welcome.
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