Dublin, Ireland Research Tour



Dublin, Ireland Research Tour
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Dublin, Ireland Research Tour
June 23 - June 30, 2019


Visit the treasures of Dublin’s many genealogical repositories, including the National Archives of Ireland, National Library of Ireland, Registry of Deeds, Valuation Office, Dublin City Archives, Trinity College, and more. Throughout the week, participants will discover each repository’s unique holdings through special orientations and tours, guided research, one-on-one consultations, and lectures. NOTE: Registrants must know exactly where in Ireland their ancestor(s) came from. Early registration deadline extended to March 31, 2019!

Tour includes:

- Research and orientations at premiere repositories in Dublin

- Consultations and lectures with our staff genealogists and local experts

- Tansportation to and from research locations each day

- Seven-night stay at the Grand Canal Hotel in the heart of Dublin

To learn more about the tour or to discuss whether you are at a good point in your research before making the jump across the pond, contact 617-226-1226 or education@nehgs.org.

Our Tour Genealogists:


Judy Lucey, Archivist, joined the NEHGS staff in 2003. She received a B.S. in Education from Northeastern University and an M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College. She is co-author of Genealogist’s Handbook for Irish Research(2016) and author of many articles including "A Family's Search for Its Irish Roots: The McDonald Family of County Monaghan and Brockton, Mass." (American Ancestors Magazine 2010). Along with her published works on Irish genealogy, she is also a recognized speaker on the topic, lending her expertise to The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA), NEHGS Irish Family History Day, the Dublin Research Tours, and numerous online programs including the most recent "Using Irish Land Records." Her genealogical interests include Irish genealogy, Newfoundland, 19th and 20th century genealogy, Beginning genealogy, Italian genealogy, and the history of Cambridge and Somerville, Mass.

Eileen Curley Pironti, Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press, graduated with a B.A. from Saint Anselm College, and received an M.S. from American University. She wrote about her ancestors’ participation in the colonization of Nobles County, Minnesota in “‘An Invitation to the Land’: Reconstructing James and Eliza Conlon’s Migration to Minnesota" (American Ancestors Magazine 2011). Eileen has also written many articles related to her Irish ancestors on the NEHGS blog Vita Brevis. She has lectured extensively on the Irish experience in America and genealogical research as part of online courses, most recently "Using Irish Land Records," research tours, national conferences, and seminars in New England and Northern Ireland. Eileen's areas of expertise include Irish, Scottish, and 19th century New England research.

Cancellation Policy: Written cancellations received before April 19, 2019, will be subject to a $300 per person cancellation fee. No refund is possible after this date. Fees are based on group participation. There is no refund for services or portions of the tour not taken, or for participants who do not complete the tour.

Member Pricing: NEHGS members receive $150 discount on all of our research tours. Be sure you are logged in to see the applied member pricing. If you are not yet a member, join today to waive this surcharge.

Travel Insurance: We encourage participants to purchase travel insurance tailored to their individual needs to protect against unanticipated disruptions to their plans. NEHGS does not endorse or recommend any travel insurance company, but the following is a partial list of possible agents:

Access America 1-800-284-8300
Travel Insurance Services 1-800-937-1387
Travel Guard Insurance 1-800-826-4919
HTH Worldwide 1-888-243-2358