ANCESTRAL CONNECTIONS:
NAMES, PLACES AND SPACES
UCC IRISH GENEALOGY
SUMMER SCHOOL
29 JUNE – 6 JULY 2014
Irish Genealogy Summer School,
University College Cork

Sunday 29th June to Saturday 5th July 2014

Ancestral Connections:...
Timetable of
Events
Ancestral Connections:
Names, Places and Spaces

Sunday 29th June
6.00pm	

M
 eet and Greet. Welcome R...
Timetable of
Events
Ancestral Connections:
Names, Places and Spaces

Wednesday 2nd July
9.00 - 10.00	  he Tithe Applotment...
Timetable of
Events
Ancestral Connections:
Names, Places and Spaces

Friday 4th July
‘Religion and Famine, history and gen...
Irish Genealogy Summer School,
University College Cork

Lorna Moloney is the coordinator of the Irish Genealogy Summer
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This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC, one of the world’s leading universities. All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and ‘hands on’ workshops given by a selection of Ireland’s leading genealogical lecturers and experts. The latest online and offline sources are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history, whether beginner or expert.

All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and 'hands on' workshops given by a selection of Ireland's leading genealogical lecturers and experts.

Genealogy sources, and approaches are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history. It is suitable for genealogy enthusiasts.

Thankfully, it is not all work. A number of field trips are offered featuring sites and locations in Waterford, Dungarvan and Youghal., Not forgetting, optional evening tours to sites of interest in Cork itself, ‘the Venice of Ireland’, and the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale.

Contact Details UCC:
Ancestral Connections Summer School Co-ordinator: Lorna Moloney at E: l.moloney@ucc.ie or 353-(0)85-8721184 or 353-21-4904702
Lindy Meldon, Executive Assistant. Programme Assistant T: 353 (0)21 4904700. E: l.meldon@ucc.ie

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  1. 1. ANCESTRAL CONNECTIONS: NAMES, PLACES AND SPACES UCC IRISH GENEALOGY SUMMER SCHOOL 29 JUNE – 6 JULY 2014
  2. 2. Irish Genealogy Summer School, University College Cork Sunday 29th June to Saturday 5th July 2014 Ancestral Connections: Names, Places & Spaces This genealogy summer school offers a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research, as one would expect from a summer school held in UCC, one of the world’s leading universities. For more information please contact: Lorna Moloney Genealogy Summer School Co-ordinator E: l.moloney@ucc.ie T: +353 (0)85 872 1184 or T: +353 (0)21 490 4702 Lindy Meldon Executive Assistant Programme Assistant E: l.meldon@ucc.ie T: +353 (0)21 490 4700 All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and ‘hands on’ workshops given by a selection of Ireland’s leading genealogical lecturers and experts. The latest online and offline sources are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history, whether beginner or expert. Genealogy sources, and approaches are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history. It is suitable for genealogy enthusiasts. Thankfully, it is not all work. A number of trips are offered featuring sites and locations in Waterford, Dungarvan and Youghal. Not forgetting, optional evening tours to sites of interest in Cork itself, ‘the Venice of Ireland’, Blarney Castle and the harbour town of Kinsale. www.ucc.ie/en/ace-summer
  3. 3. Timetable of Events Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces Sunday 29th June 6.00pm M eet and Greet. Welcome Reception at University College Cork. Opening ACE Director - Dr Séamus ÓTuama Mrs. Fancy Tart is coming to Tea’ - Making Sense of Family Stories, Eileen M. Ó Dúill, CG Monday 30th June 9.15 Irish Welcome: Fáilte Romhaibh 9.30 - 10.45 Introduction to Irish Genealogy: Where Do I Start? Eileen M. Ó Dúill, CG 10.45 - 11.15 Morning Break 11.15 - 12.45 Researching in Ireland: Planning is the Key To Success Eileen M. Ó Dúill, CG 12.45 - 2.00 Lunch 2.00 - 3.15 Births, Marriages Deaths- Irish Civil Registration – The sad story of The Irish Census, Eileen M. Ó Dúill, CG 3.15 - 4.45 Matchmakers Marriage Customs in 19th century Ireland, Sean Ó Dúill 4.45 - 5.00 Break 5.00 - 6.00 Death Burial Customs, Sean Ó Dúill 6.30 O ptional evening tour of Kinsale, Ireland’s loveliest seaside town. To feature the quays, town tour, James Fort and fine dining in the Trident Hotel Tuesday 1st July Names, Places and Spaces: Online and Digital Sources Today we learn about and use Irish census and BMD records, as well as important background knowledge of how Irish society was organised spatially and thus how its genealogy records are arranged for access. Then we experience the offerings of Ireland’s existing leading resources and how they may be of assistance to the genealogist. 9.30 - 10.45 Irish Spatial divisions and Ancestry: Maps, Spaces and ‘ Places.’ Dr. Paul MacCotter 10.45 - 11.15 Morning Break 11.15 - 12.45 ublin, 30 June, 1922: Did everything blow up? D Eileen M. Ó Dúill, CG 12.45 - 2.00 Lunch 2.00 - 2.45 ‘ nline sources for Irish family history research and O how to use them.’ Fiona Fitzsimons 2.45 - 3.00 Afternoon Break 3.00 - 3.45 Fosterage Adoption records in Ireland. Fiona Fitzsimons 4.00 -5.00 sing findmypast.ie for family history research: court, U prison, land records and more. Brian Donovan 5.00 your Irish Ancestry through US Records, Exploring K yle J. Betit followed by workshop 6.00 - 7.00 How to use Ancestry.com for Irish and Irish Immigrant Research Kyle J. Betit www.ucc.ie/en/ace-summer
  4. 4. Timetable of Events Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces Wednesday 2nd July 9.00 - 10.00 he Tithe Applotments – Census substitutes explored. T Dr Paul MacCotter 10.00 - 10.45 9th century Irish Property Tax: Measuring Ireland 1 – Griffiths Valuation. Aiden Feerick, M.A.P.G.I. 10.45 - 11.00 Morning Break 11.00 - 12.00 Heir Hunting, Steven Smyrl 12.00 - 1.15 igital genealogy - Genealogy ‘The Cloud’. Lorna D Moloney Dave Enright 1.15 - 2.00 Lunch 2.00 - 6.00 fternoon field trip: Exploring Youghal Dungarvan A – Archives Graveyards, Dr Paul MacCotter, A. M. Coghlan John Nangle, 4.00 - 5.00 Graveyard records, Dr Jane Lyons 5.00 - 6.00 ood patterns of a Trading Town: Youghal in The Late F Medieval Early Modern Period ‘What our Ancestors Ate’, Regina Sexton, UCC, Culinary Historian Thursday 3rd July 9.15 - 10.15 Surnames of Ireland’ Sean Murphy ‘ 10.15 - 11.00 In depth Exploration of the Irish Archives Mary Beglan, M.A.P.G.I. 10.30 - 11.00 Break 11.15 - 12.00 rish Newspapers as a source for Genealogical research. I Nicola Morris, M.A.P.G.I. 12.00 - 12.45 rish Estate Papers as a source for Genealogical research. I Nicola Morris, M.A.P.G.I. 12.45 - 1.15 Lunch 1.15 - 2.00 Optional Guided Tour of UCC Campus, Michael Holland or ‘ 1.15 - 2.00 How to use Genealogy Software Programmes for Family History Research’ Lorna Moloney 2.00 - 2.45 ‘Hidden Irish Jewish Records.’ Stuart Rosenblatt P.C. FGSI 2.45 - 4.00 Where to go once the record trail dries up? Surname and ‘clan’ history and the y-chromosome. Dr. Paul MacCotter 4.00 - 4.30 Break 4.30 - 6.00 Medieval Genealogy: Clans, Septs and Medieval Times Dr. Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel 7.00 Optional evening walking tour of Cork City, ‘The Venice of Ireland’. St. Finbarr’s Cathedral, The Red Abbey, Elizabeth Fort, and fine dining. Dr. David Butler or Workshop – The Do’s and Don’ts of Family Trees, Rosaleen Underwood M.A.P.G.I. www.ucc.ie/en/ace-summer
  5. 5. Timetable of Events Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces Friday 4th July ‘Religion and Famine, history and genealogy’ Today’s subjects include the history and genealogical usage of church records, the Great Irish Famine and the Irish Diaspora. 9.15 - 10.45 Church Records Irish Genealogy. Dr. Paul MacCotter Summer School Fees Residential/Nonresidential Concession Full residential: Accommodation, Full board at Victoria Lodge, tuition, fieldtrips, excursions and conference: €775.00 10.45 - 11.15 Morning Break 11.00 - 12.15 he Great Famine and Irish genealogy. Dr. David J. Butler T Author in ‘The Atlas of the Great Irish Famine’, winner of the Best Irish-published Book of the Year, ‘Landlordism and the Famine’ 12.15 - 1.00 ‘Rentals’. Dr James G. Ryan for tracking tenants 1.00 - 2.00 Lunch 2.00 - 2.45 ‘Sons Children’ - Genealogy of Irish Childhood. Hilary McDonagh 2.45 - 3.45 Valuation office – A Precious Gem’. Maeve Mullin ‘ Non residential: €575.00 (We can supply a list of recommended accommodation providers on request). Concession - Residential (Historical cultural groups, students, Over 55s, retired) €658.75 Concession - Non Residential (Historical cultural groups, students, Over 55s, retired) €488.75 Day rates - €95.00 Day rates concession rate (Historical cultural groups, students, Over 55s, retired) €80.75 Go to www.ucc.ie/en/acegenealogy to register and pay online [concessionary rates are applied during the online process]. www.ucc.ie/en/ace-summer 3.45 - 4.00 Afternoon Break 4.00 Certificate Ceremony Closing, Dr. Seamus ÓTuama ACE Director – University College Cork Saturday 5th July Waterford - Day Optional Excursion. A tour of what’s best about Waterford City, from medieval abbeys and castles to great mansions and archives of yesteryear, all set against the background of the beauty of the South-East of Ireland. Dr. Paul MacCotter, Dr. David J. Butler Tony Hennessy M.A.P.G.I., Waterford Origins M.A.P.G.I Sunday 6th July Departure
  6. 6. Irish Genealogy Summer School, University College Cork Lorna Moloney is the coordinator of the Irish Genealogy Summer School at University College Cork called Ancestral Connections: Names, Places Spaces. This will be held in Cork with fieldtrips to Waterford, Youghal and Dungarvan for 2014. The School will run from the 29th June to the 6th July 2014. See http://www. ucc.ie/en/ace-genealogy. Lorna Moloney coordinates the Springboard programmes for Adult Continuing Education (ACE) in University College Cork. She assists in Executive programmes, and Continued Professional Development. The Springboard HEA initiative offers free, part time courses at Certificate, Degree and Masters Level. Springboard works to supply skillsets and qualifations in demand for employment. Contact Details Lorna Moloney ACE, The Laurels, Western Road, University College Cork, Cork T: +353 (21) 490 4702 Mobile: +353 (85) 872 1184 E: l.moloney@ucc.ie Lorna Moloney’s thesis, ‘Conquered lands – the Anglicisation of MacNamaras Clare, 1259-1603’, is being supervised by Professor Steven Ellis. Her academic profile can viewed at http:// nuigalway.academia.edu/LornaMoloney. She has delivered conference papers at Oxford, Lincoln College, Exploration of the Medieval Gaelic Diet (2012), seminar papers at the Moore Institute in NUI Galway, ‘The Gaelic Lordships in Thomond, c. 1400-c.1500’ and papers at Irish Conference of Medievalists on themes of Brian Boru and landscape of East Clare. Lorna has published on medieval themes and on maritime subjects. Lorna is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and is the resident genealogist for Dromoland Castle in County Clare. Lorna is involved with East Clare Heritage, (12th century Romanesque church: St Cronins). She is a member of CIGO (Council of Irish Genealogical Organisations. She holds membership of Medium Aevum at Oxford University: The Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature. Lorna holds membership of The Heraldic Society in the UK.

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