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Celebrating 10 years

This month sees a personal milestone. I’ve been blogging about genealogy for 10 years! I’ve been taking commissioned work for a little longer but the blog is really what helped to build my online presence (along with Twitter). Here’s a word cloud of the most common words on my blog. The blog started out with just…

Heritage Week

Heritage Week runs across the country from 12 – 20 August. Yes, I know that’s more than a week: I didn’t pick the name! I will be doing a DNA talk in Fingal Archives in Swords, Co. Dublin on Thursday 17 August. Space is limited at the venue so booking is essential.

Mad about clusters

One of the great things about genetic genealogy is how fast the field is growing. It’s changing and improving all the time. We can do all kinds of things now that 5 years ago were impossible. There’s so much to learn. I’ve written previously about clusters on my blog and I’m still periodically reviewing my…

New membership

Following their recent announcement that they were now accepting people who have achieved or are for studying for a Masters in History of the Family from the University of Limerick, I’m pleased to announce that I’ve joined the Register of Qualified Genealogists. I’d been aware of the RQG for a while and wrote to them…