Saturday 23rd September 2017 2pm -5pm
A series of entertaining talks with two local expert speakers and authors: Brian Mitchell & Seoirse Ó Dochartaigh.
Refreshments and musical interval included…
Author of ‘The Great Name Book of Inishowen’, Seoirse Ó Dochartaigh, will be presenting some very interesting facts about local names and townlands.
Come along and meet Brian Mitchell at Monreagh.
Brian is the author of a number of Irish genealogy reference books such as A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland, A Guide to Irish Parish Registers, Irish Passenger Lists 1847-1871, and Genealogy at a Glance: Irish Genealogy Research.
Brian has been involved in local, family and emigration research in the North West since 1982. The database whose construction he supervised from 1982 to 2007, containing one million records (dating from 1642 to 1922) extracted from the major civil and church registers of County Derry, can now be accessed at www.rootsireland.ie