Time:10 am - 4 pm
Come and visit the Irish Family History Centre and get involved in our Treasure Hunt. Explore your Irish roots, search for Irish Ancestors and discover your own unique family story.
• What does your surname mean.
• What counties in Ireland is your family name linked to.
• Do you know which celebrity is descended from a medieval knight?
• When and why did Irish people emigrate.
• Where did Irish people emigrate too.
Search the largest number of Irish family records online such as:
1. Birth/Marriage and Death records
2. Census records
3. Parish Records
All visitors will receive a complimentary prize at the end of their hunt to help you continue researching your Irish Heritage.
The Irish Family History Centre is located in the CHQ Building, and can be included as part of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum.
EPIC showcases the unique global journey of the Irish people. EPIC is located in the beautiful vaults of the iconic chq Building, which dates from 1820, and is situated on Custom House Quay in the centre of Dublin.
This is a family friendly event.
Knowing who you are and where you come from is something we feel everyone should get excited about. We want you to unearth your Irish roots in the most memorable way you can. After visiting The Irish Family History Centre, we hope you will have learnt something new about your Irish Ancestors and did so in a new and engaging way.