13:15 - 14:00

The talk will be a comprehensive account of Irish Catholic records and the historical events which affected their creation and survival. It will cover which records survive and what they contain; why the availability of records varies between regions and parishes, and other factors. It also covers where the records may now be accessed; which have been indexed, and other useful background. It will be fully illustrated.

Dr Jim Ryan

Dr. James Ryan is a writer and publisher who has been active in Irish genealogy for the past 25 years. He also founded Flyleaf Press

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