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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 2023   Leinster Province - submit by: February 15, 2023
Suggestions for articles:  the Irish counties of Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow; stories about finding family in Leinster locales.
 
July 2023   Census substitutes - submit by:  May 15, 2023
Making full use of surviving Irish religious, land and tax surveys and records; commercial directories, school registers; and more.
 
October 2023   Tips and Technology - submit by:  August 15, 2023
Ever-changing technology offers us opportunities to research more efficiently and effectively.

Note: 

  • While we have set a theme for each issue, we always welcome good articles related to any aspect of Irish genealogy.
  • If you have an article, send it now. We love to get material early.
  • Contact us if you want to discuss your idea for an article.
  • We are seeking previously unpublished original material.

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!