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The Septs Submissions

Upcoming The Septs Issues and Themes
Our intent is to provide good information for members to assist them in doing their Irish genealogy. Do you have such information? You do not have to be a member to submit an article or story.

April 2021    Setting Family History in Context   - submit by: February 1, 2021
Suggestions for articles: Finding material to flesh out a family history: YouTube, Ebay, letters, local histories, newspapers.
 
July 2021   Irish Jurisdictions  - submit by: May 1, 2021
Suggestions for articles:  Place as a key to research. Definition and use of various geographical and record keeping divisions; Poor Law Unions in depth; Workhouses; Baronies; Parishes.
 
October 2021    Genealogical Education   - submit by: September 1, 2021
Suggestions for articles: Why, where and how to learn to become a better genealogist -- presentations, conferences, workshops,books, internet sites, FamilySearch lectures and wiki.
 
January 2022   1922 / 2022  - submit by: November 1, 2021
Suggestions for articles: Irish independence, the Irish Civil War, the Four Courts fire. These events from 100 years ago set an imprint on Irish history, politics, and families.  Histprical articles, family stories, current implications.

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Possible topics:

  • First person stories, whether successful or not, are helpful to others planning their research. Someone may benefit from your experiences!
  • Lists involving Irish: passenger lists, cemetery inscriptions, church records, census transcripts, etc.
  • Contemporary letters to or from Ireland.
  • Travels in Ireland and doing research there.

What do you get? The eternal gratitude of thousands and the psychic badge labeled "author"! Plus the satisfaction of knowing that you have significantly advanced the cause of Irish genealogy!