Monthly Archives: November 2008

Nat. Archives & Ir. Manuscripts Commission to amalgamate

In the Irish Budget in October 2008, it was announced that the Irish National Archives and the Irish Manuscripts Commission will be merged into the National Library of Ireland.

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Pragmatism and Business in Genealogy

Last Sunday’s Sunday Independent (23rd November 2008), had an article on Eneclann, the well-known Irish Genealogical research company. In the article, it said that “an exclusive deal with the Mormon Church – a huge deal in the archivist world” had … Continue reading

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November thoughts on Irish censuses

The National Archives belatedly announced that the Kerry 1911 Census returns would be online in December 2008, not October as previously promised. Other counties will follow (Dublin has been online since December 2007). The process is very slow and long … Continue reading

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