Irish Heritage Events

Celebrate the impact that the Irish made to American life

Month of August: Exiled Children of Ireland Exhibit - "Erin’s Exiled Children: The Irish of America and the Making of Modern Irelandis an exhibit that will be on display during the month of August on the first floor. It features a series of narrative panels created in honor of the centennial of Ireland’s Easter Rising in 1916. It documents the Irish struggle for independence and the role the Irish in America played in keeping their traditions alive. The University of Montana (UM), the Butte Silver-Bow Archives, the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Friends of Irish Studies in the West, and The Gathering created the exhibit. Viewing is free and open to the public during normal library hours.

Exhibit on display during August

Exiled Children Exhibit August 2017

Irish Genealogy downloads - free information and forms. All these documents are in *.PDF format.

Here are some genealogy forms to get started with, free to download:
Four-generation Pedigree Chart
Six-generation Pedigree Chart
Family Group Record for each individual family's records & history
Family Detective - questions to ask family members about family history

Here are lists of books and websites about genealogy:
Irish Genealogy Website List
Irish Research & Records Timeline
Irish Genealogy Books in the Library's Collections
Bibliography of Irish Heritage and Culture - books, DVDs, and Music CDs at the Library
U.S. Land Records for Genealogists

The PDF version of the Power Point presentation from the Library program Thursday 03 Aug: Irish Genealogy Online: An Introduction