Posts Tagged ‘ireland reaching out’

FYI: Ireland Reaching Out Explained

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Those of you who follow this blog, and especially our facebook page, will no doubt have noticed the plethora of postings about something called Ireland Reaching Out.  Rather than blather on about the virtues of this great project, this video from RTÉ explains it all:

FYI: Free on-line course from Ireland Reaching Out and Hibernia College

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Ireland Reaching Out and Hibernia College, Dublin, have teamed up to offer a free on-line course: Exploring Irish Identity MOOC.  According to the website, this is a time sensitive offer and those interested in registering must do so today, May 28, 2013.

There is an introductory video outlining what the course covers, located on the bottom left of the Hibernia College website.  Here is the link: http://mooc.hiberniacollege.com/Home.aspx

FYI: Ireland Reaching Out holds first ever ask an Expert session on April 30, 2013

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Those of us immersed in the all consuming hunt for our Irish ancestors likely already know about this, but for those who may not, there is a huge movement going on right now to reconnect Ireland’s diaspora with their ancestral roots.  Ireland Reaching Out has been set up as the go to resource for those researching their Irish ancestors.  Along with an army of volunteer parish liaisons spread throughout the country as the main point of contact for researchers, Ireland Reaching Out has announced their first ever online Expert Ireland family history Q&A session.

While Ireland Reaching Out is hosting the event, those wishing to participate and post queries should go the Ireland Family History facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/IrelandFamilyHistory.  Details about the event may be found here as well.

Please note: According to the instructions posted on Ireland Family History, the start time for the Q&A session is precisely at, or after, 13:30 (1:30) pm GMT and runs until 18:30 GMT.

If you do post a query, please consider sharing the response and/or your experience with us.