Irish Genealogy Research Program | Newberry

Irish Genealogy Research Program

Ulster Historical Foundation at the Newberry
Thursday, March 10, 2016

12 pm - 4 pm

Ruggles Hall

Open to the Public
Programs for Genealogists

Join the Ulster Historical Foundation experts as they describe the ins-and-outs of research in the Emerald Isle. No previous research experience is required. The following topics, covering the whole of Ireland, will be presented:


12-1 pm - Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Research


1-2 pm - Records Related to Different Churches in Ireland


2:20-3:20 pm - Census Substitutes and Lesser Known Sources


3:30-4 pm - Q&A and Solving Brick Walls


Fintan Mullan has been Executive Director of Ulster Historical Foundation since 2001. He is also a non-executive director of the Irish Family History Foundation; a board member of the Northern Ireland Publications Resource (NIPR); a member of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland; and a former non-executive director of the International Society for British Genealogy & Family History. He has spoken widely in the United States about Irish family history research. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Irish Politics and Philosophy, and a master’s degree in Organisation and Management, both from Queen’s University Belfast.


Gillian Hunt is research assistant with the Ulster Historical Foundation. She was previously the Woodland Trust’s research officer, working on their ancient woodland inventory project. She regularly runs classes and gives talks on family history as well as visiting the United States to promote family history at events such as the recent “Experience Northern Ireland” exhibition in New York.

Cost and Registration Information 

Cost is free. No registration is required.