As part of Heritage Week, Mount Merrion Historical Society hosted a genealogy evening in conjunction with the Genealogical Society of Ireland and Ancestor Network on Thursday evening, 21st August. This was held at the Community Centre on North Avenue, Mount Merrion. The evening was a great success. Over 100 people participated. There were information stands hosted by the Genealogical Society of Ireland, the Guild of One Name Studies, and Ancestor Network.
As part of the evening, John Hamrock provided a presentation called, 'Tracing your Ancestors in Ireland' and spoke for 45 minutes and then fielded questions from an enthusiastic audience. Copies of this presentation can be obtained by contacting John Hamrock at firstname.lastname@example.org.