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Irish Family History Centre

Custom House Quay | CHQ Building, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 905 9216
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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 while exploring Irish heritage along the way. You can also talk to one of our research experts at the centre who will help you with an brick walls you may have.
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“small fee” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Custom House Quay | CHQ Building, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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+353 1 905 9216
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"irish roots"
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"great grandparents"
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"small fee"
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"family research"
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"census records"
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"learn how"
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"genealogy"
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"heritage"
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"epic"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had booked two 15 minute sessions with a genealogist but were left disappointed with the outcome. We received limited assistance. The area is very small with approximately six computers. In hindsight, we wouldn’t have bothered.

Thank sheryl8256
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Reviewed yesterday

I've done a fair bit of geneology research through Ancestry.com and their paid services, and have one Irish line of my family I was eager to explore further. I happened to be in Dublin and decided to stop here to see what I could dig...More

Thank Carl S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked (on line) the combined ticket for EPIC museum (which we loved) and the Family History Centre and then separately a one hour private appointment with the Family history centre. When we arrived at the family history centre, we were told that we had...More

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

I am sure wandering around the museum is informative and good value. Unfortunately not what we went there for. Specifically for family history. Paid the admittance. One gentleman to give you a hand with the computers. Three or four couples requiring assistance. Not great, left...More

Thank AngusR56
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Fiona O, Manager at Irish Family History Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi AngusR56, Thank you for visiting us at the Irish Family History Centre and for taking the time to review us. I am sorry that your visit was not as productive as you hoped. Your ticket provided you with access to one of our workstations...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Came here with very little info on my grandfather and his parents. I was able to go back 2 more generations in 30 minutes of help and work while here! I can not tell you how many hours I had spent on Ancestry.com trying to...More

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Fiona O, Manager at Irish Family History Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi BH1991, Thank you for visiting the Irish Family History Centre and for taking the time to review us. I am delighted that you make just great progress on researching your family history. Thanks again for visiting, and we trust you had a great trip...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I decided to visit Dublin to try and find out more about my great great grandmother who was born and married in Ireland. Other family members wanted to know more about her too and none of us had had any success researching ourselves back at...More

Thank karenjaneward
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

I came here armed with minimal info on my family history for some help in researching my family tree. You can spend about 10 pounds to have a genealogist quickly review what you have and advise you if they think they can help. If you...More

Thank Magnolia13
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I️ went to the Irish Family History Centre on Sunday and out of curiosity I️ popped in to inquire about my Irish relatives - the Conway’s. After a few minutes of discussion I️ asked if I️ could purchase a consulting session to look into my...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

This was great, you got to use computers to research your family tree and there was a man who helped me with it. Thoroughly enjoyable for anyone that likes things like this.

Thank William T
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The workshop was okay , I felt it dragged on a bit too long and the speaker was a bit boring. At times i couldn't hear her properly. The workshop wasn't very interactive I felt we should have had more activities to do. Overall it...More

Thank laurentivnan
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Response from Susan M | 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
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