RTE’s The Genealogy Roadshow is Back!
Do you think you might be related to someone famous or infamous?
Could you be connected to a big event in local history?
Need to solve a family mystery?
Or just love Genealogy?
The Genealogy Roadshow is back for a second series on RTÉ Television and you are invited to the making of the show! It’s a free day out at an Irish landmark. Presented by Derek Mooney, the show is coming to University College Cork’s Aula Maxima on Saturday, April 13.
The Roadshow’s crack historical and genealogical team will be in the Powerscourt all afternoon eagerly helping people find extraordinary stories in their family, as well as giving free advice on how to track down a family history.
Stories that will be featured include:
Michael Collins’ intelligence network inside Dublin Castle;
The Story of Cork’s own Henry Ford who became a global business icon;
Daniel O’Connell’s journey through the night for to save innocent men from Execution;
These fascinating subjects and more will be explored on the day.
There’s a new genealogy expert this year too. Susan Chadwick from Offaly will be chasing down the leads and revealing all the answers along with John Grenham and Turtle Bunbury.
Admission is free and all are welcome. But we would ask people who are thinking of attending to get in touch with slots available at 1:00pm, 2:00pm or 3:00pm on the day. You can come along for the whole event or the time of your choice.