The Irish Ancestry Research Centre (IARC) is currently providing a Certificate in History of Family and Genealogical methods and we are now accepting applications for September 2012. It is a one-year, part-time course, which caters for the continuing education needs of those who wish to undertake study in the theory, methodology and practice of history of family and genealogical methods. The course consists of four modules (History of Family I: Theory and Practice; Sources and methods for the History of Family; History of Family II: Migration and Communities; Research Methods), worth a combined 30 credits, which will be delivered one evening per week, 6.30pm to 9.30pm during the UL Autumn and Spring semesters. To facilitate students who live at a distance, the course will include on-line learning. A sympathetic academic environment will be provided by the course lecturers, who will offer guidance in appropriate research skills. Fees are €684 and €784 online (subject to change).
Applications are invited from mature students (in general 23 years of age on 1 January of the year of registration). Each student is considered on an individual basis, whose academic qualifications, work experience, motivation and overall potential for the programme are evaluated. Application forms and further details available from email@example.com or telephone 061 518 355.
IARC will be delivering a series of genealogical workshops in the Northern Kerry region in association with NEKD commencing 5 March covering a series of topics ranging from
The Irish Ancestry Research Centre has been conducting research on the first of our celebrity clients. Our researchers have completed research in Dublin and Limerick and are due to finish the first of our projects in June 2012 prior to the IARC company official launch.
As part of the IARC mission statement we aim to preserve and digitise vulnerable documents. We will be digitising the Gabbett papers shortly and releasing them online for public use. The Gabbetts through marriage alliance, land exchanges and demographic strongholds, became part of the regional ascendancy in Munster. In the collection that we are digitising we have documents dating to the late seventeenth century and indentures referring to leases agreed previous to these.