Elmer and Margaret McCracken in greenhouse on Heinz family estate, c. 1905-1910. McCracken Family Photographs, 2018.0081, Detre Library & Archives at the History Center.

Irish Genealogy Workshop

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 • 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
$20 per person, $15 for History Center, Westmoreland Historical Society, and Ulster Historical Foundation Guild members | Register
Presented in partnership with the Westmoreland Historical Society | Virtual Program

Add to Calendar03/30/2021 09:00 AM03/30/2021 01:30 PMAmerica/New_YorkIrish Genealogy WorkshopIrish genealogy experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Belfast are back (virtually!) for the seventh annual Irish Genealogy Workshop.Online via ZoomHeinz History Center and the Westmoreland Historical SocietyfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Irish genealogy experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Belfast are back (virtually!) for the seventh annual Irish Genealogy Workshop.

Featuring live Question and Answer sessions and interactive virtual networking opportunities, this workshop will foster connections between attendees and expert speakers.

Benefitting beginners and seasoned genealogists alike, this in-depth virtual workshop will examine a multitude of historic records and electronic resources that will advance your Irish genealogy research.

Live virtual presentations include:

Irish Genealogical Essentials- the Best Websites for Getting Started with Your Family Research
Sources for Finding Seventeenth Century Families in Ireland (not just Ulster)
Census Substitutes for the Eighteenth Century and Early Nineteenth Century

Special access to recordings of the lectures will be made available to attendees following the live workshop.

Attendees will also be invited to a second live Q&A session with Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt on Tuesday, April 13.

This workshop is offered in partnership with the Westmoreland Historical Society, which preserves and interprets the history of Westmoreland County.

Registration

This program will be presented virtually via Zoom.

Registration is $15 for History Center, Westmoreland Historical Society, and Ulster Historical Foundation Guild members and $20 for non-members. Please register online.

Register now

To request special accommodations or for more information, contact Sierra Green at 412-454-6361 or sgreen@heinzhistorycenter.org.

Accessibility: Open CaptioningLive captioning will be provided at this virtual program.

About the Ulster Historical Foundation

The Ulster Historical Foundation is one of Ireland’s foremost genealogy research organizations and publishing houses. Since 2004, the Foundation has devised a series of ground breaking online historical and genealogical resources, which have helped to transform the availability of Irish records for family historians at home and abroad.

Gillian Hunt is Research Officer with the Ulster Historical Foundation and manages the Foundation’s many genealogical activities. She teaches genealogy classes in various educational institutions in Northern Ireland and has spoken in Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and North America.

Gillian Hunt

Fintan Mullan has been Executive Director of Ulster Historical Foundation since 2001. He has extensive experience in Irish family history research and publishing, hosting genealogy conferences and events, and is a regular international speaker on Irish genealogy.

Fintan Mullan