Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, our society meetings and helpdesk services are now online and we continue to welcome new members.
A practical guide to help you get the most out of your Irish research
Denise will explain how newspapers can help you with your research.
"A Gartside sent to Van Diemen's Land ... Man's Inhumanity to Man”
Anglo Scottish FHS Meeting
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