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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.

July 2018   Printed Matter by Way of the Internet - submit by May 1, 2018

Exploring online search tools for finding articles, books and manuscripts (Worldcat, Archive Grid, NUCMC, Google books, Internet Archives, etc.); using library catalogs, interlibrary loan, online books, journals and articles.

October 2018  The Irish in the United States - submit by August 1, 2018

​Who came when? The Irish in arts and entertainment; Irish climbing the economic and social ladders; Immigrants' stories; the path traveled to get to the United States.

January 2019 Citizenship and Immigration - submit by: November 1, 2018

Suggestions for articles: U.S. citizenship process and records, an overview of Ship records, a look at Steven Morse's websites. Where did the Irish go once they arrived? Applying for Irish citizenship.
April 2019  Land and Tax Records - submit by: February 1, 2019
Suggestions for articles: Griffith’s Valuation and Tithe Applotment records; using U. S. tax and land records; maps; Registry of Deeds.


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!