Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

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Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Gulliver » Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:18 pm

Locally published and with significant local content is the Irish Genealogical Gazette.

The important announcement this month is the confirmation that legislation has been approved to make the 1926 census available online for those "who do you think you are" addicts.
Find it on www.familyhistory.ie

Featured in this (March 2012) issue:

+ 1926 Census Release - Legislation Soon
+ Annual General Meeting - notice
+ The GSI on BBC Radio Wales
+ Annual Report of the GSI Board of Directors
+ The Society's AGM 2012 (and Agenda - full text of Board Resolution on GSI website)
+ Titanic Event & Family History Day
+ Trips Northward - (Day Trip to Belfast - contact Eddie Gahan on eddie_gahan_snr@hotmail.com)
+ James Scannell Reports...
+++ Hunt for Missing Cross
+++ Historic Clonmel Building
+++ Indian Images Restored
+++ Fraud During Famine
+ Précis of the February Lecture
+ Society's On-Line Shop
+ Medal Society of Ireland
+ GSI Membership Packages for 2012
+ Will Your Records Well
+ Diary Dates
+ An Online Exhibition - Jacob's Biscuit Factory
+ Banks in Dublin
+ GSI Lectures 2012
+ Family History Advice
+ Irish DNA Atlas Project (participants sought - e-mail: IRISH.DNA@familyhistory.ie)
+ New Weekend Courses (special reduction of 10%)
+ 20th Anniversary Appeal
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Sinead » Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:41 pm

When do you think the 1926 Census will be available for viewing on line?

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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Holla » Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:56 pm

Good news on the 1926 census this will be a great treatment for us with the addiction thanks for the info Gulliver
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Gulliver » Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:23 pm

Enabling legislation will be completed in June or July - then the process of scanning and transcribing can begin - will take some time, and it is possible that it could be released in stages.
There were those who said that releasing this now or soon should not be done - too many of those who were documented at that time are still around. The main historical value of the 1926 census is that it was the first census of the new state, and there had been none for 15 years - the years of the most the most cataclysmic events in the history of the island.
The 1911 and 1901 censuses were phenomenally successful when measured in terms of number of hits - over 640 million. They were also hugely successful in economic terms - creating a new interest among the wider Irish diaspora and boosting heritage tourism.
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Holla » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:14 pm

Gulliver......any idea what date the 1926 census was taken,I ask this as my father was born early 1926 and wonder will he be on the count
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Gulliver » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:24 pm

Holla wrote:Gulliver......any idea what date the 1926 census was taken,I ask this as my father was born early 1926 and wonder will he be on the count


The census is always done in April, usually on a Sunday night AFAIK.

I will put in a query and get back to you

I've found it - it was 18th April

Details arehttp://www.cso.ie/en/media/csoie/census/census1926results/volume1/C%201926%20V1%20contents%20gen%20details.pdf
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Holla » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:57 pm

Thank you Gulliver he just may be registered
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Gulliver » Fri May 04, 2012 5:48 pm

Do you have Ancestors of relatives who were in the Dublin Metropolitan Police in 1916-21??

Next Tuesday's lecture of the Genealogical Society of Ireland at Dun Laoghaire College of Further Education, Cumberland St

Tuesday 8th May—"Dublin Metropolitan Police—DMP Casualties during the War of Independence"
by James Scannell.

James Scannell writes regularly on local and national history.
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby grammer » Fri May 04, 2012 6:34 pm

I love this bit :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Rocker » Fri May 04, 2012 10:00 pm

Grammer,

What did JD say you were - an egg beater,? No he said you stirred it up.!!! Happen he is right. :D ;)
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby grammer » Fri May 04, 2012 10:14 pm

No he kinda suggested Im a whats the word ......stirrer. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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a voluntry donation is as stated a voluntry donation.
if you add a figure at the beginning and aword at the end it becomes an admission charge
like here and I quote

James Scannell writes regularly on local and national history.
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:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Gulliver » Fri May 04, 2012 10:49 pm

grammer wrote:I love this bit :D :D :D :D :D
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Folks, the reality is that it costs to set up a meeting nowadays
.... and the biggest cost is that of insurance. At such meetings, a box will be passed around - nobody will check how much you put in it, if any.
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby grammer » Fri May 04, 2012 10:59 pm

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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I'll be the one sneaking in with my head covered in a paper bag :D :D :D
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Re: Another Great little Book (Newsletter)

Postby Gulliver » Sat May 05, 2012 4:58 pm

Dancer wrote:Wow! It's a small world indeed; I see Eddie Gahan is on the board of Directors :D I worked with him many years ago in printing. Nice to see he is still going strong. :) :)


Dancer... If you want to meet Eddie, he's at the Genealogical Soc archive, Carlisle pier (Under the 4 balls) every Wednesday 10-4 approx.
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