Ancestor Network and John Hamrock in the News
Find out about about past and future news events involving genealogy and family history with John Hamrock, Irish Genealogist and Writer. Check this page periodically to find out about upcoming events or announcements.
Genealogical Society of Ireland
|Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education, Cumberland St., Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin|
Back to Our Past Over 50s Show at the RDS in Dublin
John Hamrock gave a presentation entitled 'How to Go About Tracing Your irish Ancestors' on Sunday, 17 October 2010 at the RDS in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Please click on the agenda of free presentations here.
AMP 2010 Offshore Convention in Dublin
John Hamrock was a guest speaker for the AMP 2010 Offshore Convention which was hosted in Dublin. Over 450 people participated from both Australia and New Zealand. John provided a plenary presentation on 'Family Lines' on Wednesday, 14 April 2010 at The Helix, Dublin City University.
On Friday, 16 April 2010, John ran two back to back 90 minute genealogy workshops for the AMP visitors. Aiden Feerick provided photographs of the event. They would like to thank the AMP convention attendees and the ABT organisers, particularly PJ Fulcher-Meredith and Jane Charleston. Ancestor Network would also like to thank Failte Ireland for providing copies of their recently published 'Tracing Your Ancestors in ireland' brochure to the conference attendees.
Aiden Feerick and John Hamrock attended the 'Who Do You Think You Are? Live' Conference and Exhibition at the Olympia in London which took place from 26th through 28th February 2010. This was an exciting and very well attended event.
March: Saturday, March 13, 2010, 9:30 am TIARA or The irish Ancestral Research Association talks at New England Historic Genealogic Society
1. A Virtual Way to Tipperary: Finding Our Irish Ancestors Onlineby Marie Daly
2. Newspapers, Street Directories & Occupational Records by Eileen O'Duill
This lecture is part of the Diploma in Family History (Genealogy) taught at the Independent College in Dublin. Calling it her "mixed bag" lecture, Eileen will talk about a variety of resources that might help you in your research.
Irish Genealogical Research Society - Ireland Branch
Wednesday 3rd March 2010
7. 00 pm(sharp)
The National Library,
Kildare Street, Dublin2
Speaker: Dr Séamas Ó Maitiú
‘A Journalistic View of South Dublin
-Using Newspapers as Sources for Genealogy’
ALL WELCOME - ADMISSION FREE
LindaClayton, Hon. Sec. IGRS (IrelandBranch):
Tel: 01- 2856360 e-mail: email@example.com
The XXIXth International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences will be held in Stuttgart, Germany from 12th through 17th September 2010. The theme will be 'Identity in Genealogy and Heraldry' and it should be a catalyst for new ideas for European wide genealogical and heraldic cooperation and discussion of a shared European heritage. More information can be obtained at www.congress2010.info/english.
Other events will be announced as they materialise.