Thanks for bearing with us as we work to resolve teething problems with our new online system. Your library service now has its own online catalogue where you can search and reserve items and log in and manage your account. The online catalogue for Dublin City members is https://dublincity.spydus.ie
This fourth volume in the very popular History on your Doorstep series returns to the approach taken in the first two books, in which the Historians in Residence contributed short pieces about the history, locations and people they had encountered in their work in the different areas administered by Dublin City Council.
Introducing Transcription Week, a call for participation
You don’t need to attend any workshops to take part, just register an account on https://europeana.transcribathon.eu/ and when the Dublin material is released start transcribing!
To take part email [email protected] and get in touch.
Welcome back. Last week we took a break from researching your family history to announce the availability of www.findmypast.ie to Dublin City library card holders. This week I am glad to say that we have been granted permission by the National Archives of Ireland to use James Callan’s will in this blog.
Researching your family history: Commonwealth Graves Commission
Welcome to week seven in the second series of researching your family history during lockdown. Last week we looked at James Callan’s will and saw that he had left all his possessions to his mother, Katherine Callan who lived at Marlborough Street, Dublin.
Welcome back. Last week we accessed the website, www.irishgenealogy.ie and by clicking on Useful Links we were able to find the 1922 Irish Army census. The record entry we highlighted was for Aidan McLeod from Gorey.