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Genealogy course “Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces” lined up for University College Cork Photo by: Google Images

Genealogy course “Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces” lined up for Cork

\"Genealogy

Genealogy course “Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces” lined up for University College Cork Photo by: Google Images

A summer school course in the latest Irish genealogy research, “Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces”, at University College Cork is now taking bookings.

The summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research. All aspects are covered by a series of presentations and ‘hands on’ workshops given by a selection of Ireland’s leading genealogical lecturers and experts.

The panel includes Ken Nicholls, Dr Paul MacCotter, Brian Donovan & Fiona Fitzsimons (Eneclann), Eileen & Sean O’Dúill, Dr David Butler, Dr Ciara Breathnach, Nicola Morris, Dr Matthew Potter, Dave Enright and Lorna Moloney.

Genealogy sources, and approaches are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history. It is suitable for genealogy enthusiasts and those wishing to undertake continued professional development in genealogy.

A number of trips are offered featuring sites and locations including Fota House, the Queenstown Experience in Cobh, and Killarney plus optional evening tours to sites of interest in Cork itself, Blarney Castle and Kinsale.

The summer school will be completed by a one-day conference offered by the Cork Archaeological and Historical Society.

The course runs from June 30 to July 6. For more information call Lorna Moloney at UCC, 011 353 85-8721184.

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