Irish Interest Group


Next Meeting 

Our next meeting is to be held on Sunday 25th November from 10.00am to 4.00pm.   We will be holding a Research Open Day with the Irish library holdings of websites, books, CDs, maps and fiche available to research.    Assistance will be provided so personal family material would be an advantage to bring along.  

Presentations on various Irish subjects, including online websites, will be conducted throughout the day.

A door fee of $10 will be payable.  Please bring your lunch - Afternoon tea complimentary.

Meet specialists in the following fields:

  • NZEF WW1 - photos of servicemen & womens for publication in the next vollume of the ONWARD publication. Scanning of photos on-site
  • Damaged Family Photos - Repair/Restore photo demonstration
  • Books Requiring Repair - Book binding demonstration

Bring along your items to discuss with our guest specialists

We look forward to seeing you at our Irish Open Day on Sunday 25th November. 

New members and visitors ALWAYS welcome



1pm - 4pm,  Fourth Sunday,  February,  May,  August and November


Door Fee $3.00 - tea complimentary

Any inquiries email:  Irish

Applications for membership as per the Subscription form



Geraldene O'Reilly

PO Box 272-1456,  Papakura, Auckland 2244

Ph:  09 299 1381

Email: Irish



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2018 Report


2018 Committee

Convenor - Geraldene O'Reilly 

Secretary - Maria Coyne 

Treasurer - Tim Donaldson

Committee - Miles Dillon,  Bruce Graham,  Dorothy Dowgray,  John Dowgray,  Joy Todd 




You can download information from this section about Irish Genealogy Websites

Irish Lives Remembered 

Ireland Reaching Out - Ireland XO

Eneclann - Irish Family History Centre

Irish Family History Foundation

Memorial to the 18th Royal Irish Regiment in New Zealand 

Irish Family History Society

Genealogical Society of Ireland 

Irish Genealogical Research Society

Tracing your Ancestors (various Irish counties)


Travel Information

Tourism Ireland, Auckland provide useful information about travel in Dublin and internet link.

Click here to download the Information