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Irish Family History Centre

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The Irish Family History Centre as part of EPIC Ireland offers a historical family research service. The Irish Family History Centre will brings an exciting way for visitors to search for Irish Ancestors and discover their own unique family story...more
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Custom House Quay | CHQ Building, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

I brought my mother up to the Irish Family History Centre as a Birthday activity. She has always been interested in her family history and I thought this would be a nice afternoon for us to spend together. We spent an afternoon in the Irish...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Aoife K
fionaom, Manager at Irish Family History Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Dear Aoife, Thank you so much for your review and we are delighted that the Birthday trip was successful and we look forward to welcoming you again

Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

This was a wonderful afternoon in Dublin. I have been working on my family tree for several years and was completely blocked in learning more. Patrick was amazing in helping me find additional information on my family and educating me on how to continue my...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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fionaom, Manager at Irish Family History Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Dear tiffanytreacy Thank you for visiting us and we are delighted that we were able to help you with your quest. It's very rewarding for us too.

Reviewed February 1, 2019

I had pre booked online a one hour session with an advisor to help further my research into my Irish ancestors. I was on a one day flying visit primarily to visit The Irish Emigration Museum and the Irish Family History Centre. The lady that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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fionaom, Manager at Irish Family History Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Dear keithabrown Thank you for your review and we are delighted that your time with us proved useful and will help you with your research. I hope you enjoy the Guinness and your flight was on time.

Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Last week I met with a genealogist, Patrick Roycroft, at the IFHC in Dublin and am so glad I did. I’ve been researching my family roots for about 4 years and had run into some brickwalls with Irish records. Patrick was able to quickly review...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

I visited the Irish Family History Centre for one purpose - to track down information about my Irish family. In just one hour with Patrick Roycroft, a genealogy expert, I obtained more information on my grandfather's family than I had gathered in five years of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Since I started my Irish genealogy search over 40 years ago I did not expect to find anything new, but with the help of the young man who assisted me I found a record of my great grandparents marriage as well as other information. They...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Went to IFHC today with a vague description of my paternal grandfather. I left with a massive smile on my face as I found way more information than anticipated. I can go back in great detail to 1859 in just half an hour. Patrick was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

If you go to the Irish Emigration Museum, spend some time in this area off the gift shop. For a modest fee, you will get unlimited time on their databases along with real human, helpful and patient guides. If you have Irish ancestors, there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We spent an hour with Patrick, and benefited from his knowledge and skills in conducting family history research. Especially appreciated his genuine interest in our family’s history. Well worth the money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David-Mila
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I recently took a trip to Ireland with my Mom. She knew she had Irish heritage and wanted to learn more while we were there. I'd read about the Irish Family History Centre and booked a 1/2 hour session with a genealogist. While everyone at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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February 25, 2019|
Response from fionaom | Property representative |
Hi Genevieve, no research is not completed before. With a private consultation the genealogist will go through the information you have and take it from there. If you would like commissioned research done check our our... More
February 24, 2019|
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Response from Rambler978 | Reviewed this property |
85 euro for an hour
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Response from susanmI367ES | Reviewed this property |
We purchased the combo ticket to the museum and history centre for €22. This included a 15 minute consultation with a researcher, but because it was my husband and I we actually got 30 minutes with them. We also got there... More