ANCESTRAL CONNECTIONS - IRISH GENEALOGY SUMMER SCHOOL - WATERFORD 29 JUNE - 5 JULY 2014 - UNLOCK YOUR IRISH PAST

ANCESTRAL CONNECTIONS: NAMES, PLACES AND SPACES AT UCC 2014 UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK- IRISH GENEALOGY SUMMER SCHOOL, UCC 29 JUNE – 5 JULY 2014
 This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held by UCC, one of the world’s leading universities. All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and ‘hands on’ workshops given by a selection of Ireland’s leading genealogical lecturers and experts. The latest online and offline sources are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history, whether beginner or expert. Thankfully, it is not all work. A number of trips are offered featuring sites and locations including Lismore Castle and Garden, the Waterford Experience with Reginalds’ Tower, and the Waterford treasures at the Granary, with the wonderful Waterford Crystal experience. Not forgetting, nearby Dungarvan, the county town of Waterford and coastal Youghal with optional evening tours to sites of interest in the beautiful city of Kilkenny, ‘the Marble City. In addition to fulfilling archival trips completing the package. The Summer School Ancestral Connections will be offered by expert speakers in Genealogy and History, Eileen & Sean Ó Duill, Fiona Fitzsimons  Brian O’Donovan of Eneclann, ; Dr Paul MacCotter, UCC. Lorna Moloney, Nicola Morris (MAPGI), Dave Enright, to name but a few.

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