Event Details

This event finished on 26 November 2021

  • Categories: Workshops

When: Fridays in November, 10:30pm – 12:30pm Where: Workshop in Richmond Barracks Cost: €0


Have you ever considered researching your family tree? Or wanted to learn more about generations past but didn’t know where to start? Then why not try our in-person Introduction to Family History Workshops and let your journey to the past begin.  Our collaborative and interactive workshops will introduce participants to record sources and help them develop their research techniques using online collections. Each workshop will  cover a specific topic with information on how to access the following records:

  1. Getting Started & Census Records
  2. Civil Registration Records – Births marriages and deaths
  3. Church Records – Baptisms, marriages & burials
  4. Land Records – Griffiths’ Valuation & Tithe Applotment books

The workshops led by professional genealogist and historian Declan Brady, will run over four Fridays in November.


Book now

Email Deirdre at join-in@dublincitycouncilculturecompany.ie  to book a spot. Places are limited, so early booking is advised.

For your own safety and that of our staff and other visitors, all visitors attending indoor events and activities at Richmond Barracks will be required to bring proof of Covid-19 vaccination or immunity, and matching photo ID on arrival at the building. Visitors must also wear a face mask for the duration of their visit. Further info on accepted forms of proof of immunity can be found here: https://bit.ly/3iDJc10. Children under the age of 12 are not required to present proof of vaccination status.


Culture Connects @ Richmond Barracks

Culture Connects is a year-round programme that invites people in Dublin to try out new things. We offer ways for people to make and create together, to share ideas and connect through culture and conversation. Our workshops cover a wide range of cultural activities from home growing to history, painting to poetry, dancing to drawing and so much more. We design sessions so that you can join one workshop or come for several, depending on your preference. Please keep an eye on our website or sign up to our newsletter for regular updates.