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Webinar Resources for IGSI members

Please see our Activities page for upcoming paid webinars and Webinar recordings for recordings of past paid webinars.
 
Did you miss a live for-fee webinar? Never fear! IGSI members have exclusive access to the recorded webinars and their handouts.  Look for the Webinar recordings link in the side menu under Past Webinars->Webinar recordings
 
Topic Featuring Date Who can view? Comments
How to Get Ready to Search Irish Records Kevin Cassidy Sept. 19, 2020
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This presentation details what researchers must do before they can expect to have success in Irish records. It can not be stressed enough that researchers must turn every stone in their North American records set to discover three things: the names of their Irish immigrants, the names of the immigrants' parents and their place of origin in Ireland.
FamilySearch:  In-Depth Tom Rice Sept.12, 2020
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FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world - and it's over 4+ billion records are available to you for free! Tom Rice will help you navigate among the FamilySearch website. For beginner or experienced researchers.  Find tips and techniques to help fill in the branches on your tree.
The Connemaras: Despair in the Heartland Jane Kennedy June 25, 2020 Everyone - free This fascinating story and Jane's experience finding the information is bound to help you with researching your Irish ancestors, no matter where in Ireland they hailed from.
Irish Church Records Tom Rice June 11, 2020
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Unlike many other records, parish registers provide evidence of direct links between one generation and the next (via baptismal registers) and one family and another (via marriage registers).
Work Your Way to Ireland Using American Records First Sheila Benedict May 26, 2020
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Learn about the differences between Irish and American records, the types of records, and where they are located.  It will compare and contrast the information and what to expect.
Following the Irish Trail to Canada & Beyond Tammy Priolo March 18, 2020 Members only - free.  Log in to view from Webinar Recordings Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) and the Canadian Interest Group (CIG) of the Minnesota Genealogical Society partnered to offer an exciting learning opportunity