The Records of St. Michael’s Dun Laoghaire and their relevance to family and local history.
The Records of St. Michael’s Dun Laoghaire and their relevance to family and local history.A
look at the records of St Michael’s, Dun Laoghaire in the context of
the wider story of the history of the development of record-keeping in
the Catholic church during the 18th and 19th centuries.
The talk will also look at how the details of the records reflect local
and social history, and review their value to family history.
Flagging Ireland is a new 52-page full colour publication (August
2015) by the Genealogical Society of Ireland, edited by Stan Zamyatin Moore.
It deals with the design and use of flags in Ireland, north and south.
It is intended for use by school;s, colleges, sporting clubs and local
communities to assist them in the design, manufacture and use of flags.
This guide takes the reader through the steps to create a wonderfully
vibrant and visible representation of the unique local identities of
communities and groups.
The price is €10 +€2 p&p
For the month of October, the book is available at a discount of €3. Click here
The Daonchartlann is open to members and the public on Wednesdays 10.00-4.00 and on Saturday afternoons 2.00-5.00. The computer facilities there are being extended and it is hoped that there will be increased access to genealogy databases. There are always experienced members on hand to provide advice and assistance.
Close to N11 Loughlinstown junction, Loughlinstown Drive is a long winding cul-de-sac, and the Daonchartlann is located near the end, behind the DLR Leisure Centre. The nearest M50 junction is junction 16 Cherrywood. The centre is served by the 7a bus from Dublin via Dun Laoghaire, by the 111 bus from Dun Laoghaire and by the 111 bus from Brides Glen Luas station