Reserve a Time to Research
The Hoffman Research Library is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday evenings from 4 to 8 p.m. Members of MGS, its branches, and its library partners may reserve time slots at the Hoffman Research Library reservation signup page
If you are not an IGSI member, you can sign up to receive email regarding re-opening plans for access to the public.
It’s time to learn!
Perhaps you will have a bit more time to delve into your Irish ancestry and IGSI can help.
We have an exciting slate of live webinars for 2021 so put on the kettle to brew some Bewley’s (or sip on some Bailey’s) to learn with IGSI from the comfort and safety of your own home. You will see previews of upcoming webinars in the right column. For more details and to register, click on the Activities
Other webinars planned for 2021 include:
- The Burren Girl movie and discussion with Rita Davern
- The Unplanned Irish Immigration to Canada with Melanie McComb
- Comparing the Irish-Rich Databases with Mary Wickersham
- Hiring a Professional Genealogist with panelists Liz Gomoll, Bob Johnson and Lorna Moloney
- Finding Irish Records on FamilySearch and Other Major Genealogy Websites with David Rencher
IGSI members have exclusive
access to recordings of past webinars. New to genealogy? Check out Tom Rice’s FamilySearch: In-Depth
to learn valuable tips for navigating the largest free genealogy database in the world. Or perhaps you are wondering where your ancestors came from in Ireland. Lois Mackin’s Finding Your Overseas Irish Ancestors: An Irish Case Study
will provide tried-and-true steps you can use. For more information, log in as an IGSI member and click on Past Webinars
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