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The Septs Submissions

Upcoming The Septs Issues and Themes
Our intent is to provide good information for members to assist them in doing their Irish genealogy. Do you have such information? You do not have to be a member to submit an article or story.

 
October 2019   Key Elements of Irish Genealogy  - submit by:  August 1, 2019
Suggestions for articles: Irish names, Irish places, key Irish records, key dates that affect Irish genealogy; finding an immigrant’s place of origin. 
 
January 2020    Key Websites in Depth   - submit by: November 1, 2019
Suggestions for articles: RootsIreland, Irishgenealogy.ie, John Grenham, Findmypast.ie, Ancestry, FamilySearch, AskAboutIreland.
 
April 2020    Presenting Your Family History   - submit by: February 1, 2020
Suggestions for articles: Writing, publishing, posting trees online, creating a website, electronic publishing such as DVDs, USBs.
 
July 2020   DNA -- Deep Dive  - submit by: May 1, 2020
Suggestions for articles: How DNA determines the origins of early Irish peoples, who were these early Irish peoples, new knowledge vs myths.

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Possible topics:

  • First person stories, whether successful or not, are helpful to others planning their research. Someone may benefit from your experiences!
  • Lists involving Irish: passenger lists, cemetery inscriptions, church records, census transcripts, etc.
  • Contemporary letters to or from Ireland.
  • Travels in Ireland and doing research there.

What do you get? The eternal gratitude of thousands and the psychic badge labeled "author"! Plus the satisfaction of knowing that you have significantly advanced the cause of Irish genealogy!