Irish: Learn and Read
Includes the book Genealogist's Handbook for Irish Research and the online course Irish Genealogical Research: Sources and Methods
Take your Irish research to the next level with guidance from experts in the field! Together, Genealogists Handbook for Irish Research (published book) by Marie E. Daly and Judith Lucey and Irish Genealogical Research: Sources and Methods (online course content) presented by Marie E. Daly provide you with a step-by-step approach to tracing your Irish ancestors. From tracing ancestral origins, to locating essential records in North American and Ireland, to overcoming common genealogical brick walls, this content package will guide you to new discoveries in your family history research.
About the book:
In Genealogist’s Handbook for Irish Research, NEHGS Irish genealogy experts Marie E. Daly and Judith Lucey offer tips for navigating the sometimes challenging course of finding Irish ancestors. Using real-life examples and offering many illustrations of records and techniques, they walk you through using American records to trace Irish ancestors in this country, with the goal of finding the place of origin. They then explain how to use Irish records to learn even more. Drawing on their years of experience guiding those with Irish ancestry, Daly and Lucey focus not just on sources of records but—more important—on strategies for research and interpretation. The book includes to-do lists, illustrations and maps, a comprehensive table of online resources, and a detailed index.
About the course:
The online course, Irish Genealogical Research: Sources and Methods, provides you with key tips, research techniques, and resources to assist in your Irish research, especially as it pertains to 19th-century Irish immigrants. Topics include: Locating Irish Origins: North American Research; Problem Solving in Irish Genealogy; and Researching Irish Ancestors Online. The course content includes: three, one-hour recorded class sessions; handouts with key terms and principles; slides of the class presentations (in worksheet and large format).
Once the Irish Research Companion is purchased, you will receive two emails confirming your purchase and a third separate email from FetchApp with a link to download the PDFs and/or video materials (be sure to check your junk mail and SPAM filters). Using that link, you will have 3 months to download all materials to your computer or device. Please note: This course originally broadcast in 2015 and does not include the moderated introduction and original Q&A sessions. Your book will arrive separately by mail in 7-10 business days.