Rooting it all Out: Introduction to Family History for Library Staff
The Library Association of Ireland Genealogy and Local Studies Group presents this webinar with Fiona Fitzsimons of the Irish Family History
The webinar is aimed at those working in libraries in Ireland, and will be particularly useful to public libraries staff. It will cover sources
for Irish genealogy and family history, including common queries experienced by library staff.
This webinar will take place on Zoom, and access details will be forwarded to participants 24 hours in advance of the event.
Fiona Fitzsimons is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, a historical expert and entrepreneur. From 2005 to the present, Fiona and her team
have provided research and historical consultancy for television and film production, including Who Do You Think You Are, Faces of America,
Finding our Roots, Ancestors in the Famine, etc. From 2010 Fiona has carved out a role as a writer and educator in Irish Public History. She
has taught at the Innovation Academy, Trinity College Dublin; Ancestral Connections Summer School in N.U.I. Cork and the British Institute, SLC.
Fiona writes a column, Kindred Lines, in History Ireland; is a feature writer for online magazine Irish Lives Remembered; and contributes
regularly to specialist journals, and popular magazines and newspapers.
Booking for the event is open now at