Accredited Genealogists Ireland (AGI) is hosting a Webinar on Zoom – Sat. 10 April 2021 @ 10.30am Whether you are already practising as a professional genealogist or just thinking about a career in genealogical research, this webinar would be relevant for you. It will provide information on credentials for professional genealogists, on the AGI Affiliate programme and on the process of seeking accreditation as a Member of AGI. All are welcome – please book by following this link: Registration Enquiries about the event should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org AGI is the accrediting and representative body for professional genealogists in Ireland. … Read More
FR NICHOLAS SHEEHY – OPPONENT OF THE PENAL LAWS WHO MET A GRISLY END Aidan Feerick B.A., MAGI Few people today remember Fr Nicholas Sheehy of Clogheen. He was the son of Frances Sheehy, a wealthy Catholic from Drumcollogher, Co Limerick and a woman called Power from Bawnfune, Parish of Kilronan, on the N 671 close to Ballymacarbury, Co Waterford. Nicholas was born in 1728 and was enrolled in the Irish College in Salamanca on 17 March 1749 to train for the priesthood. He left in 1751 but must have been ordained elsewhere because in 1752 he was appointed to … Read More
A FRUITFUL FAMILY TREE PROJECT Beverly Brown MAGI Long before genealogy took over my life, I had time for all sorts of craftwork, from glass-fusing to wood carving and from metal craft to textiles. Back in the spring, with PRONI closed and requests for research at a standstill, I decided it was time for a more creative slant on family history. And that is how this fabric tree came about. With our little grandson having just had his first birthday, I decided this would be perfect for the wall of his bedroom. Not wanting to make it too large, I … Read More
Accredited Genealogists Ireland will be providing the Diploma in Family History Course at City Colleges, commencing Thursday, 28th January 2021. The course will be delivered entirely online and enrollments are now open. Click here for full details.