People looking to find out more about their family history should head to Limerick in September, where a two-day genealogy conference will be taking place.
The Genealogy Event, sponsored by Roots Ireland, will take place Friday 1 September and Saturday 2 September at Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel & Spa in Adare. Situated within a few minutes from charming Adare Village it is within proximity to the Limerick City centre, Shannon airport and key attractions within the region.
The Genealogy Event is designed for genealogists of all levels. The conference will offer:
• A pre-conference beginner workshop designed for those new to genealogy;
• The latest tips, tools and resources for Irish genealogy research across regions, record repositories and databases inclusive of the National Library of Ireland and the Military Archives of Ireland, Irish Newspaper Archives and the Representative Church Bodies of Ireland;
• An introduction to the Genealogical Proof Standard;
• A DNA bootcamp to provide key tools and strategies to interpret DNA results from the major testing DNA companies and leverage third party analysis tools;
• Fun special events with a welcome BBQ reception at Adare Farm, Adare village tour and dining experience at 1826 restaurant set in a thatched roof cottage and a Georgian quarter walking tour and evening tasting in Limerick City.
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