Accredited Genealogists Ireland and the National Archives of Ireland Lecture Series

Accredited Genealogists Ireland (AGI) present two genealogy lectures in association with the National Archives of Ireland at 6pm on Wednesday 5th September and 6pm on Wednesday 19th September 2018. The lectures are free and will take place in the National Archives of Ireland, Bishop Street, Dublin 2. 5th September – Sandra Doble MAGI: Researching your Church of Ireland Ancestors. Sandra takes an in depth look at Church of Ireland records, not just parish registers, revealing the more obscure but equally useful genealogical resources for this denomination.   19th September – Georgina Scally MAGI: Newspapers as a Source for Genealogical Research. … Read More

Death of AGI Fellow and Former Vice-President, John McCabe

Accredited Genealogists Ireland regrets to report the death of John McCabe, one of AGI’s Fellows and a founding member of the Association. The late John McCabe became involved in genealogical research in the 1960s.  Being a native of Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, and living in Lisburn, he specialised in the province of Ulster, primarily using the resources of the various Belfast record repositories. He originally worked with the Ulster-Scot Historical Society, which was later renamed the Ulster Historical Foundation. Afterwards he began his own practice as a professional genealogist under the name Ulster Family Research Services. In the 1980s, John, like … Read More