Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research Workshop (Hybrid)


The Filson Historical Society Mon, Mar 20 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Join experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation to learn how to get the most out of Irish resources and gain tips and tricks for breaking down brick walls. The seminar will explore strategies for researching Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors. The programme content covers the whole island of Ireland, not solely Ulster.

Program topics will include:

  • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research

  • Records Related to the Different Churches in Ireland

  • The Ulster Plantation and sources for finding seventeenth century families in Ireland

  • General Questions and Answers and Brick Walls


Ulster Historical Foundation has been helping people in North America trace their Irish and Ulster ancestors for 60 years, and is one of the most experienced, long established, and highly reputable organizations in Ireland in the field of Irish family history.

These sessions will help the beginner and the seasoned genealogist alike.

Fintan Mullan is the Executive Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation, an educational non-profit organization which specializes in historical research and publications. Gillian Hunt is a Research Officer with the Foundation.