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January 7, 2011

2011 Northern Ireland Tour

Now accepting reservations!

The Ulster American Society, in association with Lynchpin Ireland, is hosting a tour of Northern Ireland that includes visits to Scotland and Ireland. The dates are June 3 to 12, 2011 and prices start at $1,545. Click here for more information.

To make reservations, contact us at +1 267-328-6123 or


Moves to erect public tribute to blitz victims

TALKS are under way to erect a major civic memorial in Belfast to commemorate those who died during the Nazi bombing blitz of the city in April 1941. Read story.

McHale's Brewhouse opens with Scots-Irish fare in Chattanooga [TN]

Owner Sidney Hale will offer craft beers and authentic Scots-Irish meals to customers at an "authentic and smoky Irish Pub," at the former location of T-Roy's Roadhouse. Read story.

Find your Irish ancestors in new online collection

Those with Irish ancestors and relatives will be delighted to see that the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland is making photographic collections available through flickr, a free photo-sharing website. Read story.

Genealogy Helpful Hint #4

If you are researching ancestors from County Down, you should check out It’s free and has a searchable database.

Northern Ireland Spinoff Buys Georgia Tech Company

An Atlanta company that uses social media to help businesses track what consumers think about products has purchased a firm founded by a Georgia Institute of Technology professor. Sentiment360, a spinoff of Rivereo Technologies Ltd., which is headquartered in Belfast, Northern Ireland, opened its headquarters in Atlanta last year, assisted by the Gaffey Group, an Atlanta-based consulting firm. Read story.

Ulster History & Genealogy Summer School 2011

The Ulster History & Genealogy Summer School, a joint project between the Ulster Historical Foundation and the University of Ulster, will run from June 26 to July 2 2011. Registration is now open! Click here for more information.

Click here to visit the Ulster American Society's web site.


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