All posts by John Hamrock
John Hamrock, Ancestor Network, visited the MyHeritage roadshow in Oslo this week and met up with blogger and well known US genealogist Dick Eastman. Read More
New Title – “Tracing your Leitrim Ancestors” now available
By Tom Coughlan
The title is a comprehensive guide to all of the records available for tracing families in County Leitrim and is filled with information on what the records contain, and how and where they can be accessed. This includes guidance on researching in Irish archives and on the many on-line sources now available. It is well illustrated with maps and with examples of the types of records to be found; and with other relevant background material. It also provides background on the social history of Leitrim and how this history has affected the keeping and survival of records. There is also a comprehensive index. This is the latest in a series of county guides published by Flyleaf Press. These include guides for Dublin, Kildare, Limerick, Sligo, Galway, Cork, Clare, Westmeath, Kerry, Limerick, Roscommon, Mayo and Donegal. Read More
Dublin, Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Following a competitive public tender process, Ancestor Network Ltd has been awarded the contract to support and assist the genealogy advisory service with the National Library of Ireland in 2018.
This is the 7th consecutive year that the National Library of Ireland has selected Ancestor Network to provide this unique genealogy service. Read More
Belfast and Dublin, 17 October 2017
Because of growing demand from people of the Irish Diaspora with Ulster roots, as well as demand from solicitor firms and heir hunting firms for specialist genealogical researchers in the six counties, Ancestor Network Ltd (www.ancestornetwork.ie) has announced today the establishment of its Northern Ireland branch and the opening of its new Belfast office (www.ancestornetwork.co.uk). The branch is headed by Michael Rooney, a native of Northern Ireland, who is the Permanent Representative and Lead Genealogist for Ancestor Network in Belfast. The registered address of the Northern Ireland branch is 138 University Street, Belfast, BT71HJ, Northern Ireland.
Ancestor Network is the first Irish genealogy research, advisory and publishing company to establish offices in both the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland. Read More
At the annual meeting of the American Bar Association held on August 12, 2017 in New York City, the ABA’s highest honour, the ABA medal, was awarded to Professor John D Feerick. John served as Dean of the Fordham Law School from 1982 until 2002 and still serves as Counsel to the Feerick Center for Social Justice. Read More
The whole of the Ancestor Network team would like to congratulate Michael Rooney and his family on the occasion of his ordination as a deacon. The ceremony took place in a packed Roman Catholic cathedral of Newry on Sunday last, the Feast of Pentecost.
Dublin, Wednesday, 3 May 2017
Ancestor Network and Eneclann have been awarded the tender to support the genealogy advisory service with the National Library of Ireland in 2017.
This is the 6th year these leading Irish genealogy firms are partnering with the NLI to provide this unique genealogy service.