Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland
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The Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland (APGI), which was founded in 1986, acts as a regulating body to maintain high standards amongst its members and to protect the interests of clients. Our members are drawn from every part of Ireland and represent a wide variety of interests and expertise.

The ongoing involvement of individual members in lecturing and publishing maintains our position at the forefront of genealogical developments in Ireland.

A copy of the constitution of the Association is available here.

Contacting APGI

If you wish to to engage a genealogist please contact individual members directly. Their contact details will be found on the Members section of this site.

Enquiries of a more general nature may be directed to the Honorary Secretary at:




APGI is a constituent member of the
Council of Irish Genealogical Organisations



April 2015

APGI is delighted to welcome three new members Elaine Hannon, Sandra Doble and Anne Rodda, and a new Affiliate, Jane Halloran Ryan. Their details can be found on our member and affiliate pages

March 2015

Joan Sharkey MAPGI s giving a talk titled ‘Filling the gaps: Ussher family history’ at Dublin City Library and Archive Family History Day, next Saturday March 28th.
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February 2015

APGI is delighted to welcome our newest affiliate, Georgina Scally.

The full programme of the National Library of Ireland's Adult Learners’ Festival Genealogy Talks has now been released.

A talk will be held each lunchtime from 23 to 27 February and there is one additional talk taking place in the evening. All will be presented by a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland.

There will also be an Open Forum following the Friday lunchtime lecture.

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January 2015

Adult Learners’ Festival Lunchtime Genealogy Talks at the National Library of Ireland, Monday-Friday, 23-27 February, 1.05pm.

To celebrate the Aontas Adult Learners’ Festival, APGI are delighted to partner with the National Library of Ireland for this series of 5 free lunchtime lectures introducing the fascinating world of family history research.
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November 2014

APGI would like to welcome our newest affiliate, Vincent Brogan. His details can be found on his Affiliate page.

September 2014

The Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland (APGI) are hosting a free advisory service at Back To Our Past in the RDS from 17th-19th October 2014. You can book a 20 minute session with a professional accredited genealogist to get advice on researching your family tree.

To book your free session, fill in the booking form at: .

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John Grenham MAPGI will be the featured genealogist at the biggest Irish festival ever to take place in North America, iFest Boston, running from September 26 to September 28 next ( John was also the main researcher behind the family tree presented to Marty Walsh, Mayor of Boston, on behalf of iFest on September 17.

Tony Hennessy MAPGI also contributed research and designed the lovely extended tree at the centre of the presentation. Máire Mac Conghail MAPGI contributed translations of the Irish-language elements on the tree.