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! 

November 2023 Meeting

Next Meeting Saturday, November 18th 2023, 1:30 PM
at The Gaelic League, 2068 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48216
Please join us for the next monthly Hybrid meeting of the 2023 - 2024 season featuring Derek Blount as our featured speaker.  Reminders for this meeting will be emailed out to members as the date approaches.  
Derek will present  "Scotch-Irish Research."  Who are they, where did they come from and where the records can be found after the 1922 PRO fire erased 700 years of records. We will discuss the Ulster plantations, 16th and 17th Century records, the 1798 Rebellion records and many alternative records regarding the Ulster-Scots.
A family genealogist for 35 years specializing in U.S., United Kingdom, Canada, and Commonwealth Nations. Derek is the currently the V.P. of the Oakland County Genealogical Society and also on the Board of the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research and the Board of the Michigan Genealogical Council. He is also the Genealogist for the St Andrews Society of Detroit He holds additional memberships in the Irish Genealogical Society of Detroit, and the Welsh-American Genealogical Society. He is also a member of the Society of Genealogists in London.

Coming Events
Saturday, Jan. 20th
January 2024 Monthly Meeting
David McDonnel “Some old Irish Legends “
Saturday, Mar. 23rd
March 2024 Monthly Meeting
Cathy Cattone “Griffith Valuation Records”
Saturday, May. 18th
May 2024 Monthly Meeting
Kathleen Willson “ Irish Emigrants to Michigan in the 1830s/1840s: Two case studies “ (Zoom from her home)