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The Friends of Irish Research
Genealogy Research Team
899 North Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301
third Friday of each month our team of researchers will be at the Irish
Cultural Centre Library (200 New Boston Road, Canton, MA) from 7:00 pm - 9:00
pm. (All other Friday meetings are in Brockton)
Check out our Upcoming Events
Kilpadder Famine Pit Restored and Consecrated
A project of Mr. Bob Murphy (ICCNE, FIR)
We are a partner with
Discover your Irish Roots and connect with your
ancestral community in Ireland
(L-R: Connell Gallagher, Jim Garrity, Barbara
Barrett, Richard Reid, Mike Feerick, Dave Barrett, Bernie Couming, Judy
Friends of Irish Research meeting with Michael Feerick,
Founder of Ireland Reaching Out
We are a Member of
Cape Breton Genealogy & Historical Association
We are Affiliates with
Legacy Family Tree 8.0
With Ancestry announcing that they are
ceasing to sell Family Tree Maker, Legacy offers an easy solution.
We would like to warmly welcome you to the resources and
services of our research center. The focus of the research center is to provide a place
where you can come and discuss solutions in your genealogical search.
Our staff has over 100 years of experience and we offer access to some
of the most comprehensive resources currently available.
Our New Website
This web page is currently under
construction and general comments and suggestions as to content, are welcomed.
Just send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Center Hours
We are open on most Friday evenings 7:30pm - 9:30 pm. Check the
Upcoming Events page for the current
schedule of meetings. To make an
appointment for a genealogical consult please email us at
and we will communicate with you concerning the best day and time. Download the
new consultation form to provide
us vital information that will allow us to assist you online or in-person.
Currently our library is
home to over 5000 digital books and it is growing everyday. The Research Team
has undertaken several projects. Currently we are in the process of building
a searchable database of all the grave markers in the
Old St. Mary's
Cemetery in Canton, MA.
Our New Home
For many years our team met at the Irish
Culture Centre in Canton, MA. We have recently relocated our meetings and
sessions to a donated room in Brockton, MA (899 N. Main St.). Please use the N.
Main St. entrance (brick facade).