Irish Interest Group


The Irish Interest Group provides genealogical information covering the 32 counties of Ireland.

Our Irish holdings held within the NZSG Family Research Centre cover a range of resources: Books, CDs, Maps, Fiche, Journals, Magazines, BDM Index Films, County Folders.







Irish genealogy meetings are held at the New Zealand Society of Genealogists Family Research Centre, 159 Queens Road, Panmure, Auckland on the fourth Sunday of  February,  May,  August and November. Meetings go from 1pm to 4pm, with the doors opening at midday, front and rear entrances.

Should you want to bring your lunch, refreshments will be available.

Check our monthly meeting notices for details of meeting topic and/or guest speaker.

At the conclusion of presentations the library will be open for research purposes. Assistance is provided for Irish research; please ensure you bring your family files.

A meeting door fee of $5.00 applies, with afternoon tea complementary.

New members and visitors welcome.

Any enquiries to email Irish.


Next Meeting - 21 August

Speaker: Mary Galway, Irish Tourism - additional details will be uploaded when available.


2020 Meetings

Our meetings are will be held at the NZSG FRC Library, 159 Queens Road, Panmure, Auckland from  1pm to 4pm. Doors open at midday and if you want to bring your lunch tea/coffee with be available.

Schedule of Meetings:

Sunday 23rd August 1pm

Sunday 22nd November 1pm



Our financial year runs from 1 April to 31 March. Our annual rate is $5.00 single or $7.00 joint fee. Download a  subscription form. Internet payment can be made to ASB Bank Mt Albert 12-3029-0232300-00. Please ensure you quote your name as reference. 



The Irish Interest Group provide a column in The New Zealand Genealogist magazine relating to a range of Irish genealogy items. A bi-monthly newsletter is emailed to members of the Irish Interest Group.


AGM Reports 2020

Reports regarding the 2020 AGM will be uploaded in the near future.


2020 Committee

Convenor - Geraldene O'Reilly 

Secretary - Maria Coyne 

Treasurer -Kathryn O'Neil

Committee - Miles Dillon,  Bruce Graham,  Dorothy Dowgray,  John Dowgray,  Harry Crawford



Geraldene O'Reilly
PO Box 272-1456
Auckland 2244

Phone:  09 299 1381

Email: Irish



You can download information from this section about Irish Genealogy Websites


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