Published by Dick Eastman: Troy Irish Genealogy Website adds Death Notices Appearing in Troy, NY Newspapers 1797 – 1860

The following is an extract of a message received from Bill McGrath of the Troy Irish Genealogy Society: An index to 6,198 death notices that were published in five different Troy, New York newspapers from 1797 to 1860 was created by staff at the Troy Public Library in 1938. The Troy Irish Genealogy Society was…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/11/16/troy-irish-genealogy-website-adds-death-notices-appearing-in-troy-ny-newspapers-1797-1860/

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Published by Genealogyblog:  Researching Irish Genealogy at the Library of Congress Primer

Irish Central just posted an nice little article on its site titled How to research your Irish genealogy using the Library of Congress. Here is an except: Starting your research on Irish genealogy can be a daunting task. Where do I start? Where are the best places to look? What kind of information can lead…

http://www.genealogyblog.com/?p=36834

Published by Dick Eastman: Limerick DNA Project to Help Decode Irish Family History

A genealogical project pioneered by Limerick’s Mary Immaculate College that uses DNA to trace the genetic history of Limerick families may serve as an inspiration to other Irish communities on how to engage with their heritage, according to Minister Jimmy Deenihan. The aim of the project is to bring together the historical and genealogical research…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/09/04/limerick-dna-project-to-help-decode-irish-family-history/

Published by Dick Eastman: 14 Volumes of Genealogical Lists of Irish-Jewish Families Presented to Dublin City

Fourteen rare volumes of genealogical lists of Irish-Jewish families in Ireland were presented to Dublin City Council’s Library and Archive today. The volumes were gifted by Stuart Rosenblatt, President of the Genealogical Society of Ireland. The set of 14 volumes presented by Stuart to the people of Dublin at Dublin City Library & Archive, is…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/08/25/14-volumes-of-genealogical-lists-of-irish-jewish-families-presented-to-dublin-city/

Published by FamilySearch: Past Persecution Make Irish Information Difficult To Discover

There are 34.5 million Americans who are primarily or partially Irish—seven times more people than the current population of Ireland. Irish is the second-most common ancestry among Americans, falling just behind German. That means there is a lot of interest in Irish genealogy. But there are difficulties. David Ouimette manages the acquisition and online publication…

https://familysearch.org/blog/en/past-persecution-make-irish-information-difficult-to-discover/

Published by Dick Eastman: Book Review: Finding Your Irish Ancestors in New York City

The following book review was written by Bobbi King: Finding Your Irish Ancestors in New York City By Joseph Buggy Genealogical Publishing Co. 2014. 165 pages. This manual describes the resources available to the researcher looking for Irish ancestors in the five boroughs of New York City: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island. The…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/28/book-review-finding-your-irish-ancestors-in-new-york-city/