THE (MONKEY) PUZZLE OF THE MISSING HOUSE – FOULKSCOURT, JOHNSTOWN, CO. KILKENNY Pamela Bradley FAGI Mark Bence-Jones, author of A Guide to Irish Country Houses, wrote in 2001: “Passing through Johnstown on my way to and from Dublin, I always felt that there must have been an important country house in the neighbourhood because of the layout of the village square (Johnstown), with a house set at an angle in each corner… I looked at a large-scale map and found Foulkscourt House on it, so…went to see if the house or any fragment of it was still there, but could … Read More

AGI member Paul Gorry to speak at ASGRA Professional Day

ASGRA, the Association of Scottish Genealogists and Researchers in Archives, is holding a Professional Day this Friday, 6 September 2019, at The Dome, New Register House, Edinburgh.  It is an information event for genealogists considering applying for accreditation from ASGRA.  Among the speakers will be an Accredited Genealogists Ireland Member, Paul Gorry, on the topic of ‘the Importance of Accreditation’.  AGI and ASGRA, the respective accrediting bodies for professional genealogists in Ireland and Scotland, have been in a formal alliance since May 2016.