The Irish Interest Group – Lower North Island are having an Irish Education Day to be held at Kilwinning Lodge, 391-393 Church Street, Palmerston North on Saturday, 15 October 2016 from 9.30 am till 3 pm.
Learn how to read and understand Griffith’s Valuation and Tithe Records with Geraldene O’Reilly using both microfiche and the web.
Graeme McVerry will be demonstrating finding maps and websites for Irish genealogy.
There will also be a selection of books available for research.
The cost is $20 per person which includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Bookings to Jenny Martin – jenmartin “at” paradise.net.nz
There is no Wi-Fi at the venue, so it will help if you bring your own laptop or iPad with an internet stick/toggle connection if you have one. (Note: that the organisers do have some computers available but they will need to be shared)
Irish Family History – Education Day
Saturday, 5th April 2014
10.00am – 3.00pm
Venue: James Coe Room – Dowse Art Museum
45 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
Entry: $25 (Includes Lunch, Tea, Coffee & Juice)
Pre-pay registration only.
For further details on programme download: Irish Education Day flier
Irish Interest Group
Lower North Island
Date: 25 May 2013 (Saturday)
Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Venue: Hutt Bridge Club Rooms
Address: 1 Park Avenue, Avalon, Lower Hutt
Plenty of easy parking
Entry: $5.00 per person
Complimentary Tea and Coffee supplied
Please bring your own lunch!
AGM will be held at 12.00pm
After Lunch a talk on ‘Irish Revision Books’ by Graeme McVerry
Microfiche, Books, CDs & Personal Assistance
Ancestry & Findmypast available free
Please bring your own laptop and internet USB stick if you have one.
Raffle, Giveaways & Sales
Contact: Jenny Martin
jenmartin “at” paradise.net.nz
Ph 04 478 7621
Computer Education Day
The Lower North Island Irish Group of NZSG
October 6th 2012
10 am to 2:30 pm.
Helen Smith Community Meeting Room
Pataka, Cnr Norrie & Parumoana St
$25 for members of the LNI Irish Group
$35 for non members
* A hands on education class where personnel experienced in searching these sites will demonstrate and lend assistance to you for your own research..
* A good Café just across the passageway from the room with good food.
** Requirement ; Your own laptop with wireless for internet access. “Internet cards will be supplied”
If you don’t have a laptop we will try and buddy you.
Site listed include: FamilySearch, findmypast.co.uk, origins.net, national archives of Ireland census, ancestry.com, Irish Genealogy
Bookings essential as space limited.
Contact Jenny Martin, Phone 04 478 7621 Email jenmartin “at” paradise . net . nz
Covid-19 update Sep 2021: The Irish group will resume under Level 1 (the new Level 2 restrictions make a meeting impractical)
Irish interest group.
Meetings will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, February – November
2 to 4 pm
at the APFHC (Paraparaumu Library)
In addition keep an eye on the Recent changes on this website, or use the site search looking for the tag
for notifications about the official NZSG Lower North Island Irish interest group
as they hold reasonably regular research days throughout the region
Gerard Denton & Donna Bridgeman
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