Event: Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces, Irish Geneaology Summer School

Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces,
Irish Genealogy Summer School,
University College Cork,
June 30-July 6, 2013

This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC, one of the world’s leading universities. All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and ‘hands on’ workshops given by a selection of Ireland’s leading genealogical lecturers and experts. The latest online and offline sources are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history, whether beginner or expert.

Thankfully, it is not all work. A number of trips are offered featuring sites and locations including Fota House, the Queenstown Experience in Cobh, and Spectacular Killarney with its beautiful mountains and lakes. Not forgetting, optional evening tours to sites of interest in Cork itself, ‘the Venice of Ireland’, Blarney Castle and the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale.

Cork Archaeological & Historical Society Conference –

Cork Connections: Names, Places and Spaces

The Summer School Ancestral Connections will be completed by a one-day conference with a range of topics offered by expert speakers. The Cork Archaeological & Historical Society, founded in 1891, is one of the oldest local interest societies in Ireland.

For Residential and Non-residential rates, please contact UCC: Ancestral Connections Summer School Co-ordinator: Lorna Moloney at E: l.moloney@ucc.ie  or 353-(0)85-8721184 or Lindy Meldon, Executive Assistant. Programme Assistant T: 353 (0)21 4902301. E: l.meldon@ucc.ie

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