Irish Genealogy: Resources for Success! – Tuesday’s Tip

The Fountaindale Public Library District and the Plainfield Public Library District are hosting an evening of Irish genealogical research with the Ulster Historical Foundation on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 6-8:30 pm at the Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road in Bolingbrook, IL.

irelandmapThe Ulster Historical Foundation, which is based in Belfast, Ireland will be making two stops in the Chicago area during their  Genealogical Lecture Tour of the US in March.

During their evening visit at the Fountaindale Public Library The Ulster Historical Foundation will feature a three-part lecture based program will feature three outstanding sessions –

  • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research,
  • Records Relating to the Different Churches in Ireland, and
  • Using land valuation records including Griffith Valuation and Tithe Applotment

This event is free and open to the public with no registration required.  Call the library at (630) 685-4201 or visit the event website for more information.

See You At The Library!


About Fountaindale Public Library District's Genealogy Blog

The Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Blog transmits research tips, notes, and other useful information for genealogy, family history, and local history researchers. This blog is maintained and authored by Adult and Teen Services Manager Debra M. Dudek, and contains publications and postings by Circulation Manager Theresa Hildebrand, Children's Services Assistant Cathy Gonsowski, and School Program Associate Laura Didier. The Fountaindale Public Library District offers numerous resources for the public, including books, materials, database access, a monthly genealogy club, and free programming. The Genealogy Club also offers volunteer research assistance by appointment. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the library at (630) 685-4176 or by e-mail at
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