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Genealogy Workshops in Lisburn

Posted: 06 Dec 2008, 02:10
by Christopher
Genealogy Workshops, organised by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and the Everybody Online Project, will be taking place at Lisburn Library in the New Year. There are a limited number of places so booking is essential. Contact Elaine Heath ... Check the website for contact details ... http://www.eolni.org.uk/?tabindex=53&tabid=2288

South Eastern Education and Library Board - Lisburn Library

Saturday 21st February 11:30am - 4:00pm Admission FREE

11.30am ÔÇô 12.30pm

A workshop introducing the Irish Emigration Database and demonstrating how to search this on-line resource. Booking for this workshop is advisable as places are limited.

1.30pm - 4.00pm

A workshop including presentations by Brian Lambkin and Patrick Fitzgerald from the Centre for Migration Studies at the Ulster-American Folk Park, Omagh. They are the authors of a recent book entitled ÔÇ£Migration in Irish History 1607-2007.ÔÇØ Dr. Fintan Vallely, a respected musician, lecturer and writer on traditional music, will speak on songs of emigration. FintanÔÇÖs most recent book is entitled, ÔÇ£Tuned Out ÔÇô Traditional Music and Identity in Northern Ireland.ÔÇØ