The School of Irish Genealogy


2017 Seminar Series


MSOG - Worcester 12/2/17 - Eastern Canadian Research Handout Notes


What's New with FamilySearch? (ICC, Canton - 03/11/17)   Presentation

FindMyPast Strategies (ICC, Canton - 03/11/17)  Presentation

Online Wikis and Online Training (ICC, Canton - 05/20/17) Presentation

Researching City Directories (Brockton - 07/22/17) Presentation



A Case Study Using for the Kelleher Family


2016 Seminar Series

Using the New Interface (ICC, Canton - 01/23/16)

PowerPoint Handout         Audio Recording

Now What? Family Tree Maker is Retired (ICC, Canton - 01/23/16)

PowerPoint Handout         Audio Recording

Using MyHeritage Subscription Service (ICC, Canton - 03/26/16)

PowerPoint Handout        Audio Recording

Passenger Lists (ICC, Canton - 03/26/16)

PowerPoint Handout         Audio Recording

A Review of Genealogical Software for Windows & Mac (ICC, Canton - 04/23/16)

PowerPoint Handout

If you would like a copy of the CD handed out with the installs for each software package reviewed, email with your name and address. We would ask for a donation of $5.00 sent to our email address using PayPal or mail a check to the Friends of Irish Research, 899 N. Main St., Brockton, MA 02301.

FamilySearch Advanced (ICC, Canton - 06/25/16)

PowerPoint Handout

Using Free Research Tools On-line (ICC, Canton - 09/10/16) Joe Petrie PowerPoint Handout

 Getting the Most of Your DNA Results (ICC, Canton - 09/10/16) Richard Reid PowerPoint Handout

Researching Cemeteries (ICC, Canton - 11/12/16)  Bernie Couming - Handout

Researching Newspapers (ICC, Canton - 11/12/16) - Richard Reid PowerPoint Handout


2015 Seminar Series

A Look at the Ancestry DNA Test and Results (ICC, Canton, MA - 5/16/15)

Handouts        Audio File


A Look at and New Irish Records (Norwood Public Library - 08/03/15)

Presentation Handout    Supplemental Handout

Genealogy Basics - How to Find Irish Vitals in the IrishGenealogy Web Site

Genealogy Basics - How to Find Irish Vitals in the National Irish Library Web Site

Canadian Research (ICC, Canton, MA - 08/08/15)

Newfoundland    Nova Scotia    Cape Breton

Canadian Research Tools        FaceBook for Canadian Genealogy


Videos from our seminars

Brockton Council on Aging Seminar Series

December 2013: Introduction to Genealogy

PowerPoint Presentation

March 2014: Using


April 2014: Digging Deeper with Family Search

Handout 1    Handout 2    Handout 3