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How to Research Your Family History

This workshop facilitated by the Mayo Genealogy Group will help students with top tips on how to create a Family Tree and research your family history through a mixture of researching and investigating. This workshop will involve a mixture of videos and live interaction. 


Activity at a Glance

Level: Junior Cycle and Transition Year 
Group Size: Classroom Size
Location: Online MS TEAMS
Set-up: 10 min Check Connection/ Video/Watch pre-presentations or links
Duration: 40min, 3 parts
5min: Introduction to Museum
30min: Workshop/ Mix of Talk/ Video/ Q & A/ Show and Tell
5min: Conclusion
Availability: 11th &12th October 2022
Times: 10am to 11am or 11.30am to 12.30pm
Booking: Booking required
Accessibility: Q & A


Bookings and information:

To book the genealogy workshop and to find out about booking further dates contact the Bookings and Information Office at educationtph@museum.ie


Curriculum Links: 

History: Social History 
Local Studies:
Geography: Maps and Mapping 


Learning Outcomes: 

  • Discuss family history 

  • Tips on how to start a family tree 

  • Sources of research 



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