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Church of Ireland Digitization Project

   It’s been a while since I wrote on Church of Ireland records. In 2016 the Representative Church Body Library (RCBL) in conjunction with the Irish Genealogical Research Society released an updated version of 

Baptized before birth

  I’d like to say that I’m completely prepared for researching in Ireland, but it would be a lie.  I am prepared for the research trip with all of the arrangements made for 30 researchers, 15 in Belfast and 15 in Dublin.  …

Creating a Reference Library for Irish Research


  What’s on your library shelf?  I’m frequently asked about reference books for Irish research, and it’s been a while since I updated the list. Here are some of my favorites.  This is not a comprehensive list, but it covers the basics.   …


  Happy Labor Day to those of you in the US. The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City based on plans created by the Central Labor Union.  In 1884, the first Monday of September was picked as the day to pay tribute to the American worker.  …

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