Wonder what’s involved in taking an AncestryDNA test? Join IrishCentral live in Dublin as we talk through the process with an expert

Dublin: IrishCentral was live on Facebook, from Ancestry’s Dublin headquarters in Grand Canal Dock, speaking with an expert about what’s involved in taking the Ancestry DNA test.

Unlock your own ancestry with a DNA test

We were joined by Mike Mulligan, a family historian, DNA expert, and Principal Product Manager at Ancestry, who talked us through taking the Ancestry DNA test, what we can expect from the results and what surprises we might find. 

Whether you're American and looking to find out how Irish you are or trace some long lost cousins in Ireland or you're Irish and want to gain more knowledge about your history this is a great way to do it.

Curious about Ancestry DNA tests? IrishCentral is joined by an expert to talk us through the process and tell us what we can expect. Read more here: http://irsh.us/2juSEHZ

Posted by IrishCentral.com on Friday, September 15, 2017


Mulligan an experienced genealogist, in his role at Ancestry, advises on how to use DNA and genetics to find out people’s family history. A mine of information he spoke with Kate Hickey, Managing Editor of IrishCentral, who will now take her Ancestry’s DNA test.

In six weeks you can join them live from Dublin once more when Mulligan will explain her results and explain what comes next! Follow IrishCentral's Facebook page to receive updates.

Earlier this week staff at IrishCentral’s New York office revealed their Ancestry DNA results live on Facebook:

How Irish are we really? Where else in the world did our ancestors come from? Join IrishCentral LIVE as we find out the results of our Ancestry DNA Testing Kits and figure out which results belong to each of us! Have you done a DNA test before? Tell us your results in the comments. And don't forget to click Follow so you never miss one of our live videos.

Posted by IrishCentral.com on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Have you ever had a DNA profile done? Tell us what you learned in the comment section!

This post is proudly produced in partnership with Ancestry.com. Unlock your ancestry with a DNA test.

Family historian Mike Mulligan and IrishCentral's Kate Hickey at Ancestry headquarters in Dublin.