Mayo Genealogy Week
Mayo Genealogy Week will take place from Monday 9th May to Saturday 14th 2022 May in the Visit Castlebar Tourist Office in the Linenhall.
People serching for theis Mayo roots will find one-on-one genealogy help, while on Thursday and Friday some workshops will be set up to teach participants how to start to research their roots including:
Using online tools and information technology to get started
Newspapers, publications, libraries, military/parish/civil records
Ancestors abroad, emigration, migration, immigration
- Graveyards, Tithe Applotments, Griffith’s Valuation
There will be also a photographic exhibition in the Linenhall foyer.
On Saturday 14th there will be ‘Meet & Greet’ where participants will be able to meet and talk to MGG members and listen to emigrants’ stories and poems.
An special extra event will take place on Friday 27th May in the Park Hotel in Kiltimagh. The topic of this event will be “DNA: Presentation & Advice” and “How To Build A Family Tree”.
Posted on Thu, 5 May 2022 09:43:58