17th, 18th and 19th October 2014 Industries Hall, RDS Dublin, Ireland

Friday: 11am - 7pm Sat & Sun: 11am - 7pm

For further details: 00 353 1 496 9028

The Irish Genealogy and family / social history experience

Advance booking!


Normal admission


DNA Lectures

DNA Lecture Schedule - Sponsored by Family Tree DNA


And organised by ISOGG (the International Society of Genetic Genealogists)

Friday 18th Oct

12.45   Maurice Gleeson - Which DNA test is best for you?

13.45   Debbie Kennett - Chromosomes, conquerors and castles: DNA testing and the Cruise/Cruse/Cruwys one-name study

14.45   Katherine Borges - The Irish-American DNA connection

15.45   Prof Dan Bradley - DNA and the Irish past

16.45   The Genetic History of Ireland  - what Y-DNA signatures we share (discussion panel)

17.45   Ask the Experts - open Q&A session for anyone to ask questions about DNA


Saturday 19th Oct

11.30   Debbie Kennett - DNA for beginners: the three tests

12.30   Tyrone Bowes - Pinpointing Your Irish Origin using Commercial Ancestral DNA Testing

13.30   Adrian Martyn - The Medieval Families of Galway Town

14.30   Nigel McCarthy - DNA profiling of McCarthy septs and agnomens

15.30   Cynthia Wells - Exploring the Mysteries ~ Exploding the Myths ~ Expanding your Family History with DNA

16.30   Maurice Gleeson -  Autosomal DNA, Adoptees, & finding long lost Irish relatives

17.30   Gerard Corcoran - Using Genetic Genealogy to map Inbound & Outbound Migrations from Ireland


Sunday 20th Oct

11.30   Katherine Borges - The basics of DNA testing

12.30   Finbar O'Mahony - The O'Mahony surname study

13.30   John Creer - How DNA testing and analysis has transformed the knowledge of a Manx family’s history – so far!

14.30   Geoff Swinfield - How DNA ruined my family tree!

15.30.  Elizabeth O'Donoghue/Ross, Nigel McCarthy, Finbar O'Mahony - The Munster Irish DNA Project and the Men of Munster – Who Are They?

16.30   Ask the Experts - open Q&A session for anyone to ask questions about DNA


Visit the GGI2013 website for further information about the presentations, the speakers, and free DNA testing.

FamilyTreeDNA will have a stand at this year’s event where you can have your DNA tested for as little as €40.

Or alternatively you can order your test directly online by visiting www.familytreedna.com. Results should be available in approximately 8 weeks. For information on which test is best for you, please visit the GGI2013 website, or simply ask at the FTDNA stand at the exhibition.



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