Small Sources 81: When researching in Irish or other archives a hidden treasure can sometimes be uncovered. This was the case on a recent visit to the Representative Church Body Library in Dublin. The RCB Library is the main repository for material generated by the Church of Ireland (Episcopalian) at a national or parish level. […]
This piece of work was researched and written by expert Genealogist, Hilary McDonagh When most people think of sports it is about playing, organising or supporting. But sports also generate records which can embellish the bare facts about our ancestors’ births and marriages. Are these records in archives? Sports Archives provide a unique source for […]
Vice President Joe Biden’s ancestry traces back to the famine years in Ireland when hunger, despair and destitution propelled many of the Irish population to cross the Atlantic in search of a better future.