The UL Certificate course in Genealogy for 2017-18 is now full and closed for new applications. The Certificate & Diploma courses at UCC are also closed. Click HERE for more details.
Genealogy courses at the University of Limerick and at University College Cork are now enrolling for the academic year 2016-17. The facility to study the material as an ‘online’ programme is available for some of the courses. The enrollment is open until the 10th September 2016. More information on each of the courses is available on […]
IARC had a great day helping dig out IRISH connections for many of those attending the world-wide Pan Am reunion held in Limerick in April 2016. Just under 400 delegates were in Limerick and many of these were keen to find out about their IRISH roots. John King with Renate Smith. John […]
Tuesday 15th Feb 2016. For the first time the historic parish registers held by Christ Church Limerick are being made available online. They contain the names of thousands of people who were members of the Presbyterian and Methodist congregations of Limerick city as well as Kilrush in County Clare and Killarney in County Kerry. Dating from […]
Pictured is Katherine Walshe, a long time family history researcher, picking up her published family genealogy book and charts from John King at IARC. The work was completed using Family Tree Maker software. Katherine & John, Genealogy Book cover, inside front cover, and finally, the Walsh Family Ancestry charts packed for travel!
The Diploma in Genealogy was conferred on 23 students in University College Cork on Thursday 15th Oct 2015. The pictures below are of the prize winners from the two year genealogy diploma course. They are Overall first place Richard McNamara; second place John Crowley; joint third place Siobhan Grace and Maura Kiely; most improved student […]
Thursday 27th Aug 2015, at 7.30pm in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland, Dr Cathy Swift will give a lecture on historical Limerick surnames and new DNA techniques. Opportunity to win a DNA test! Its a free event, part of National Heritage week. See you there.
Woodlands hotel, Adare, Limerick, 21st and 22nd Aug 2015, IARC were event partners in very successful genealogy conference. The Genealogy Event directed by Bridget Bray covered a range of traditional genealogy topics with most of the Saturday dedicated to DNA and its developing role in genealogy. Pictured: Bridget Bray, centre, with Aoife Morrissey and John […]
All of our genealogy courses are now enrolling for 2015-16. The Certificate in Genealogy at UL, the Diploma in Genealogy at UCC, genealogy workshops, all now open for new students for 2015-16. Just jump across to our education pages for more information. Enrollment open until mid September 2015.
IARC held a session on an 'Introduction to Genealogy' at its offices in 58 O'Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland. The talk was part of Limerick's Life Long Learning Festival 2015.
IARC held an ‘Introduction to Genealogy’ session at its offices at 58 O’Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland as part of the week long festival of learning in Limerick. The name of the week long learning festival was Limerick Life Long Learning Festival 2015 (see more at – www.limerick.ie/lovelearning). Session in Progress at IARC offices.
Genealogy Day, Sat 14th March 2015 – just before Mother's Day, and St Patrick's Day! – Christchurch, O'Connell St, from10am to 3pm, talk by Ken Bergin at 3pm, UL Special Collections.
ANYONE interested in tracing their family roots can take part in a free Genealogy Day this Saturday March 15 in Limerick city, starting at 10am.
GENEALOGY DAY 2015.
Following on from last year's 'Made in Limerick event' for City of Culture, Genealogy Day will be taking place again. The organisers are Christ Church United Presbyterian and Methodist Church in partnership with the Irish Ancestry Research Centre (IARC). The event is on Saturday 14 March 2015 during St Patrick's weekend in Christ Church 51A O'Connell Street and its completely free to attend.
Limerick Leader reporting on the recent Genealogy Conference in Limerick.
THE FIRST international genealogy conference in Limerick attracted a good mix of Irish and overseas visitors to the Strand Hotel.
Booking is open until mid September (12th Sep 2104) for the genealogy certificate course at UL, and the genealogy diploma at UCC. Secure your place. Further details at www.irisharc.org/education
The Genealogy Event is starting tomorrow, Friday August 22nd 2014, at the Strand Hotel, #Limerick, Ireland.
The link for the 'collaborative' genealogy project is www.irisharc.org/collaborative-genealogy-2014
The Genealogy Event 22-23 August 2014.
Proud to be local partner.
National library lunch time talks commencing this friday and running for the month of August.
Twentyx20 lunchtime talks in the National Library for the entire month of August, delighted to be there on the 7th on Gaelic clans. These talks kick off tomorrow in Dublin at the National Library and run for the entire month.
Genealogy Conference Limerick City 22-23rd August 2014
or call +353 61 207114
New Street Art in Limerick City
And Global Limerick Network – diaspora survey at http://bit.ly/1ysjNcE
Ancestral Connections 2015 went live this evening and we have a variety of packages this year with a full potential of over 42 hours of tuition and several fieldtrips. See http://www.ucc.ie/en/ace-genealogy/ We also have some new speakers: David Ryan, with ''Using genealogy to interpret memorials & monuments' and Mary Alice Wildasin on Thursday 3 July with : 'US Census records & Passenger lists – The Irish Diaspora. Welcome aboard Mary Alice and David. Booking for 2015 is open now.
Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and SpacesIrish Genealogy Summer School, University College Cork, June 28- July 5, 2014
Wonderful summer school – Aughrim July 2014
Summer school at Aughrim, July 2014
Global Limerick Network – GLN
The link for the Global Limerick Network diaspora survey is: http://bit.ly/1ysjNcE
Please feel free to fill in, and pass on to your contacts who have any interest in matters to do with Limerick.
Booking is essential at 0619-21351 – East Clare Heritage as places are limited.
Brian Boru Seminar Day 31 May, Booking is essential as places are limited. Telephone 0619-21351 East Clare Heritage to reserve a place
The Free University Spring Public Lecture Programme offered by IARC partners ACE all next week from Monday April 7 to Friday 11 at West Wing 9, UCC, All free of charge.
Interested in learning more about genealogy?
Then enrol in IARC's upcoming lecture series, weekly in Limerick.
IARC at Limerick Genealogy Day, Saturday 15th March 2014.
Aoife, Anne Marie and John manned the IARC stand at the Genealogy Day (at Christ Church, 51A O'Connell St., Limerick City, Ireland) on Saturday 15th March 2014. They also manned the Christ Church stand with their original records for baptisms, marriages and schools registers from the mid 1800s onward. Fascinating stuff!, nice day.
What a wonderful Over 50s show in Cork City Hall this weekend. Well done to the organisers on that one. Massive crowds and interest in all the great products and services. Hotels deals, health checks, genealogy stand, revenue advice, active retirement groups and tourism activities to name but a few. Contract Bridge a great hit also with wonderful talks throughout. Great fun. Lorna Moloney was at the show promoting genealogy, Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces at UCC this summer 29th June – 6th July. High interest in #The The Genealogy Event in Limerick at the Strand in Limerick City 22 & 23 August and the Diploma in Genealogy. Ships Ahoy to Cobh who had a wonderful stand at the show. Even cures for snoring!
Irish Ancestry Research Centre (IARC) at WDYTYA in London.
IARC had a stand at the Olympia Conference centre in London, 20th-22nd Feb 2014 at the "Who Do You Think You Are? Live" genealogy conference.
Pictured is the IARC stand, and John King with Margaret Mellor of Tourism Ireland at the event.
Come join the Irish Ancestry Research Centre at The Genealogy Event, taking place 22 & 23 August 2014 at The Strand Hotel, Limerick, Ireland. Two days dedicated to Irish genealogy. Buy tickets here: https://thegenealogyevent.eventbrite.com/
Picture: Bridget Bray, organiser of conference with John King of IARC, event partner, at a recent conference planning meeting.