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#family history

# family-history - Saturday 26 May, 2018

James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel

The Leinster lock’s great-grandfather was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers and Fianna Fáil.

# family-history - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour Family Fortunes

Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour

Thomas Meldon was one of three men who created the tricolour which flew at Jacob’s factory during the Easter Rising.

# family-history - Sunday 16 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago Delving Deep

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago

We spoke to one Irish man who’s made genealogy his passion.

# family-history - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Searching for your ancestors is about to get a whole lot easier Family Tree

Searching for your ancestors is about to get a whole lot easier

The entire collection of Catholic parish register microfilms is available online from today.

# family-history - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cork's disappeared lanes and alleys have been given new life on Google Family History

Cork's disappeared lanes and alleys have been given new life on Google

They were removed back in the 1920s and 1930s, but now you can find them online.

# family-history - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI Rememberance

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

# family-history - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Today is Irish Family History Day We Go Way Back

Today is Irish Family History Day

To celebrate, FindMyPast.ie has released 21 million Irish birth, marriage and death records to make it easier for people to research their family tree.

# family-history - Monday 19 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Free genealogy advisory service offered at the National Archives of Ireland Family Tree

Free genealogy advisory service offered at the National Archives of Ireland

Fill out some names on your family tree with help of some of Ireland’s foremost experts on genealogy.

# family-history - Monday 13 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie NLI hosts free lunchtime genealogy talks in August Lunchtime Talks

NLI hosts free lunchtime genealogy talks in August

The National Library of Ireland will host a series of free lunchtime talks this month.

# family-history - Sunday 29 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy Family History

Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy

Researchers say the discovery in the 2,200-year-old mummy is the second oldest known case of prostate cancer.