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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.

October 2022    Maps   - submit by: August 15, 2022
Suggestions for articles: Understanding where your family lived in Ireland and in their new country; using historical maps and mapping software to solve genealogical problems.
January 2023   Canada  - submit by: November 15, 2022
Suggestions for articles: Locating and researching Canadian records for ancestors who either settled there or passed through on their way to America
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.


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!