Mayo Genealogy Group

A voluntary group brought together by their keen interest in genealogy. The group enjoys sharing with others the successes and pitfalls of family research and it’s through their collective experience and detective work that they can give other researchers a guiding hand.

Group Aims

To assist new and existing family researchers by advising on steps to family history, and guiding them through the resources they can use in the library, on the internet, etc.

To bring together a group of like minded people to share their experiences in researching, and maybe make journeys together for further research.

How to get involved:

Mayo Genealogy Group welcome members of the public who are interested in finding out more about the steps to researching their Family History.

Visit us on the 2nd Saturday of the month at the National Museum of Ireland-Country Life from 11.30am to 1pm.

Group History:

The group have been meeting at the National Museum of Ireland-Country Life since 2012 and not only have they helped visitors to the Museum, they have dealt with a numerous amount of queries through their facebook page.


The group have been involve in a number of projects through the Museum education department, contributing to talks, seminars and projects, some highlights include their work for

  • 101 Mayo People Project