East Galway RootsWest Galway Roots

News

Country Life 20th...

Country Life 20th Century

We are pleased to show these much loved photographs of country life which we originally produced for our 2015 calendar. These photographs along with many other photographic material are for sale... Read More

26th April 2019...

We are pleased to announce in conjunction with Galway County Council, a lecture by Dr Christy Cunniffe, Galway Community Archaeologist on "From the Ulster Borderlands to the Sliabh Aughty Uplands... Read More

29 March 2019...

Our Society in conjunction with Galway County Council are pleased to announce the following free lecture to be held at the Woodford Heritage Centre at 7.30pm on Friday 29th March 2019,  Declan... Read More

Happy St Patrick...

Wishing everyone near and far a Happy St, Patrick's Day in advance and as promised we have uploaded postcards dated 1908, 1909 and 1927 from America themed on St. Patrick’s Day

These... Read More

Postcards America...

We are pleased to offer digital copies for sale of these previously unseen postcards from America dated 1906 to 1909 themed on Romance and Valentine’s day. We will have more beautiful postcards... Read More

Ruins East Galway

A unique video of ruins in Loughatorick and Toorleitra, Woodford parish, Galway, Ireland which were documented and photographed as part of an MA in History of Family migration research project by... Read More

Gathering

Our Society is planning (subject to funding) as part of our Diaspora engagement a Gathering this summer in Woodford for the descendants of the people from the townlands of Loughatorick North and... Read More

Evening Heritage...

The East Galway Family History Society in association with Galway County Council are pleased to announce two evening heritage talks (7.30pm) at the Woodford Heritage Centre, 23rd November Dr Paul... Read More

Iron Industry...

Iron Industry 17th and 18th century Exhibition Heritage Week

To coincide with the Furnace Festival in Woodford in August this year, an exhibition of a scale model of a water-powered 17th... Read More

Woodford Books

The East Galway Family History Society are please to announce the two publications 'A Forgotten Campaign' and 'Clanricarde Country' have been reprinted and will be available for sale at the Iron... Read More

Lectures

The East Galway Family History Society successfully concluded their Spring lecture series 2017 in the Woodford Heritage Centre with the following lectures;

Monica Hynes, MA, ‘Community and... Read More

Exploring East...

The East Galway Family History Society had a very successful 2017 Heritage week beginning on Monday 24th August with Monica Hynes’ talk on Merchants, Marriage and Mobility in Woodford, 1850s to... Read More

1916 Clann...

A special edition of the Irish Family History Foundation's newsletter Clann which focuses on the family histories of the seven signatories to the Proclamation is available to download at http://... Read More

2016 Calendar

The East Galway Family History Society's 2016 bi-lingual calendar themed on 'school days east Galway' is now available for sale.  This publication includes photographs from various national... Read More

Clann Newsletter...

The September 2015 edition of the Irish Family History Foundation's newsletter is available at http://flipflashpages.uniflip.com/2/71043/356415/pub/html5.html

January 2014...

RootsIreland on behalf of the Irish Family History Foundation launched their first e-Newsletter, Clann in January 2014, to view this publication click on https://flipflashpages.uniflip.com/2/71043... Read More

April 2014 Clann...

The April 2014 edition of the Irish Family History Foundation's Clann newsletter is now available please click https://flipflashpages.uniflip.com/2/71043/327168/pub/ or visit www.rootsireland.ie ... Read More

Clann newsletter...

The August 2014 edition of the Irish Family History Foundation's newsletter is now available at https://flipflashpages.uniflip.com/3/71043/334703/pub/document.pdf

Clann e-...

The January 2015 edition of the Irish Family History Foundation's e-newsletter Clann can be viewed at https://flipflashpages.uniflip.com/3/71043/345958/pub/

 

 

Clann May 2015...

The May 2015 edition of the Irish Family History Foundation's newsletter is available to download at https://flipflashpages.uniflip.com/2/71043/351046/pub/

 

 

2015 Calendar...

The East Galway Family History Society launched their 2015 bi-lingual heritage calendar on Friday the 5th December 2014 at 7.30pm in the Woodford Youth Hall.  This year's theme incorporates east... Read More

Heritage Week...

The Galway Family History Society West are hosting a free genealogy information session discussing the nature and scope of the records available for family history research in west Galway as part... Read More

New Lough Derg...

"The Lough Derg Heritage Trail” is an app that gives you detailed routes around Lough Derg (on the Shannon). The app has detailed descriptions of all the points of interest along the way and an... Read More

Select Language