Welcome

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, September 21, 2019
1:00 p.m.
 
 
at the Gaelic League of Detroit
2068 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48216
 
Ryan D. Mahoney, Executive Director of Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, will present a seminar on the museum's assemblage of art focused on Ireland's Great Hunger and how it is relevant to understanding the life, land, language and culture of Ireland. The museum contains the largest collection of Great Hunger related artwork in the world. During 2018-19, a major portion of the collection was exhibited in Dublin, Skibbereen and Derry. The exhibition was viewed by over 100,000 visitors.

We are requesting a $10 donation at the door.
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Two notes about parking:

1) Only the fenced lot behind the League and the row along the east side of the building are GL property (free). The big lot east of the League is privately owned, and he is now charging to park.

2) Parking zones have recently been created in Corktown for street parking. Observe parking fee collection units on each block.


Coming Events
Saturday, Sep. 21st
Art and Ireland's Great Hunger
Ryan D. Mahoney, Executive Director of Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, will present a seminar on the museum's assemblage of art focused on Ireland's Great Hunger and how it is relevant to understanding the life, land, language and culture of Ireland. The museum contains the largest collection ...
Saturday, Oct. 19th
“Connecting the Points on your Family Map” – A review of modes of transportation and routes across t
Derek Blount is a professional genealogist with his own business, “Lost Branches”.  He has worked for 30 years on his family genealogy traveling America, Canada and United Kingdom gathering records, visiting cemeteries and churches.  Derek was born in England and specializes in research in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth ...
Saturday, Nov. 16th
“Navigating Ireland’s High C’s: Civil Registration and Census”
Richard M. Doherty is a professional genealogist, lecturer and author with over 40 years of experience who specializes in Irish research. He has made 38 research trips to Ireland, and has lectured on various Irish genealogical topics since 1982 in the U.S., Canada, and Ireland, including two Irish Genealogical ...