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Check out these Irish genealogy societies in New York

New York has several active Irish genealogy groups in different parts of the state.

The Buffalo Irish Genealogical Society has a library that is open three days a month – the first and second Saturday and also the third Tuesday.  On the website, members can access meeting minutes, presentations, and specific resources. There are meetings four times a year. In addition, on its website you can request a search of  New York Central Railroad (NYCRR) employee cards and purchase images.  Dues are $25 per person or $40 for a family.

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Troy Irish Genealogy Society, in Rensselaer County, was founded by a group of Irish descendants from Troy and the surrounding area, on September 18, 2003. It is known for its genealogy transcriptions projects.  All dues go to support these project costs. Dues are only $15/year.

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The Irish Family History Forum meets 10 times a year in Nassau County on Long Island. The group also has field trips, a holiday party and a very extensive newsletter. Member have access to a surname database; discussion board; handouts from previous meetings; an archive of back copies of the newsletter and an Irish Genealogy Research Guide.

Dues for the year are $25 per person or $35 for a family. For information on member benefits, go to:


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