Oral histories for genealogical research
Visit the National Library of Ireland this Summer.
Have you ever been interested in researching your roots, but unsure of where to start? As part of our contribution to The Gathering, we are hosting a series of lunchtime lectures on different aspects of Irish family history research in July and August 2013. Lectures will take place in the Seminar Room at 1pm and will last approximately 30 minutes Attendance is Free, no booking required just drop in on the day.
To learn more about the NLI's Genealogy Advisory Service see our website www.nli.ie
Audio and Family History as Sources for Genealogy
Join genealogist Derek Neilson for a talk on using oral histories for genealogical research.
Thursday 29 August, 1pm - 1.30pm
Free, no booking required, just pop in on the day.
Derek Neilson worked as a Compliance Manager until 2009. He then completed the 3-year certificate course on genealogy at University College Dublin, his final assignment being on the Synge Family in Ireland between 1621 and 1909. He has also been secretary of his local history society and recorded interviews on folklore.
Don't miss this unique oppertunity to learn more about family history research.
Many of our events at the NLI are free. If you would like this to continue, you can support our Events Programme by making a donation. Donation boxes are located throughout the NLI buildings.