Our Society…  

“Ireland’s most active genealogical organisation”

Dublin-based, supporting both beginners and experienced genealogists alike

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Our Upcoming Events 

Lectures

Tues. Mar 12th 2018 8.00pm

Killarney. the Royal visit of 1861 that put Killarney on the tourist map.  Frank Tracy

- at DFEi, Cumberland St, Dun Laoghaire

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Open Morning Meetings

Wednesday 27th March 2018 10.30am

At Hardy's Bar, Royal Marine Hotel 

 

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GSI March Lecture - Precis

Tues. Mar 12th 2018 8.00pm

Killarney. the Royal visit of 1861 that put Killarney on the tourist map.  Frank Tracy

This talk tells the story of the Royal visit to Killarney of 1861 and of the tragic events that followed it for Queen Victoria and her hosts, the Earl of Kenmare and Col. Henry Arthur Herbert. It also tells the story of how these events led to the establishment of the Killarney National Park.

Our Newsletter 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 2019 Issue

   The Society for the Study of Nineteenth-century    Ireland

   History on your doorstep

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For Our Beginners 

Best to start from what you know about your ancestors. GSI provides a simple template here.

 

To progress further, download a free handbook on “Tracing your Ancestors in Ireland”

 

Find your ancestors in the censuses of 1911 and 1901… Click here

 

Come to GSI open meetings, 4th Wednesday each month.. Click here

 

Join GSI… Click here

GSI Lectures now on video

 

Most lectures to the Society are recorded on video and are now available to watch online.  .

 

February 2019

How to start and administer your own Y-DNA project - Paddy Waldron  Video

 

 


For previous lectures click here

New     

President 

Installed  

at GSI    


Stuart Rosenblatt was

installed as the new

President of The

Genealogical Society

of Ireland

Click here for details  

Our other websites 

 GSI is on Twitter and Facebook

 

 

 

 

 

Our Vexillology and Heraldry sites

Vexillology Ireland

Heraldry Ireland


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Journal 2018

Published Feb 2018

 

Distributed free

to all members


Can be purchased

€10 plus postage


More here 

www.familyhistory.ie is published by Genealogical Society of Ireland Limited, 11 Desmond Avenue, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, IRELAND

For corporate information click here

email:- web@familyhistory.ie 

Flagging Ireland

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

Special Discount For the month of October, the book is available at a discount of €3. Click here

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Our Opening Hours 

  

Wednesdays 10.00-4.00pm


Saturdays 2.00-5.00pm


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Irish Family

Names Map

VERY SPECIAL PRICE!

ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL GIFT!

Specially designed and beautifully

produced map of Ireland surrounded

by hundreds of Irish family crests

depicted in full colour with the areas

of origin of each surname marked on

the map.

Special Price – just €12.00

including postage worldwide.

Details here

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Genealogy Help Centre

The Centre 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 Centre 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.                                                                                    Call in and meet us!!

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