Furnace Festival, Woodford, Co. Galway 25 to 26 August 2018 Heritage Week
We are very pleased to announce the publication of the second issue of our new newsletter, entitled Irish Genealogy Matters. In it, we aim to keep our clients and friends abreast of all the latest updates to our website, www.rootsireland.ie, news from our member centres and other facts and information for all of those interested in Irish genealogy. Click on the link below to read our newsletter. We hope you enjoy!
Kilkenny Book and Coin Fair will be held at the Clubhouse Hotel, Patrick Street, Kilkenny on Saturday 4th August 2018 from 10.30 am – 5.30 pm. Thousands of antiquarian, local history and general interest books, journals, maps, ephemera and rare coins.
Admission 2 euro.
Donation to Carlow/Kilkenny Homecare Team.
The Genealogy Event, County Limerick
For the fifth year running, the Genealogy Event will be visiting County Limerick. Co-sponsored by RootsIreland.ie, and featuring Limerick Genealogy and representatives of the Irish Family History Foundation, it runs from Thursday 30th August to Saturday 1st September at Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, County Limerick. It offers a wealth of up to date information on researching your Irish ancestors using familiar genealogical resources, introductions to DNA and genealogy, as well as one on one genealogy consultations. For further details, please see www.thegenealogyevent.com.
Aoife Ryan of Limerick Genealogy speaking at last year’s event
New records for Co. Waterford
Holy Cross Church, Tramore, County Waterford
We are pleased to announce that Waterford Heritage have added over 12,000 records to its database at www.waterford.rootsireland.ie including the following :
|Church of Ireland Marriages||11,772 Records|
|Tramore / Carbally Roman Catholic Baptisms||1,126 Records|
For a full list of sources for Co. Waterford please click here
SPECIAL OFFER ON ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS – 20% off for a limited time only!
Get a 12 month subscription for RootsIreland with 20% off from 2 July to 15 July 2018*
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If you have any questions please check our Help section and if this does not provide an answer, then you may contact us or one of the county centres. You can check what is available on our site for each county here.
*Offer applies from 2 July 2018 to 12 midnight Irish time on 15 July 2018 only. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
The 4th edition of Brian Mitchell’s book, Derry A City Invincible, outlining the history of Derry, in 100 pages, from its geological formation right through to the present-day and ambitions for the future has just been published.
This book is available in Museum and Visitor Centre gift shops in Derry and provides visitors to Derry with local history context and an idea of what Derry was like when an ancestor lived here and/or departed here for a new life.
We are pleased to announce that Westmeath Genealogy has added about 10,000 records to its database at www.westmeath.rootsireland.ie including the following:
|Castlepollard (RC)||Baptisms||1796-1805 & 1812-1829||6,046|
|Castlepollard (RC)||Marriages||1825-1870 (with some gaps)||2,290|
|Collinstown (RC)||Baptisms||July 1842-March 1844||169|
St Michael’s Church, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath
For a full list of sources for Co. Westmeath please click here