Welcome to the Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan. The Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan is a non-denominational organization focusing on genealogical research in all thirty-two counties of the Emerald Isle. The society is open to everyone! 


Next Meeting
Saturday, January 17, 2015
1:30 pm
My Irish Ancestor Came From "Ballywhatchamacallit" - Now What???
Gaelic League of Detroit
2068 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48216

Richard M. Doherty is a professional genealogist, author and lecturer with 40+ years of experience and 33 research trips to Ireland. He has lectured on Irish genealogy since 1982 in the U.S., Canada and Ireland, including two Irish Genealogical Congresses held at Trinity College in Dublin, and at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. He is a past-president of the Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan, Detroit Society for Genealogical Research and the Oakland County Genealogical Society. Dick sits on the board of the Friends of the Burton Historical Collection, and is the director of Celtic Quest, LLC. He is a delegate to the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the Michigan Genealogical Council, and is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild.

Coming Events
Saturday, Jan. 17th
My Irish Ancestor Came From "Ballywhatchamacallit" - Now What???
at 1:30 pm
Saturday, Mar. 21st
Grandma’s Story
at 1:30 pm
Saturday, Apr. 18th
Presentation by Katherine Wilson
at 1:30 pm