Are you interested in doing a DNA test and want to know which one is best for you? Have you already done one and want help understanding the results? Come along to this free DNA Workshop to get the answers. Irish genealogist Maurice Gleeson will facilitate this question and answer workshop covering the basics of DNA testing, how to use a Y-DNA test to research your surname, and how to use autosomal DNA testing to connect with genetic cousins on all of your ancestral lines. Bring your questions and get personalised advice on how to make DNA work for you.
Maurice Gleeson is a psychiatrist and pharmaceutical physician as well as a genetic genealogist. He is administrator of several Surname DNA Projects, including the Gleason, Spearin, Farrell, Boylan, & Maloney Projects. He also works with adoptees and with people of unknown parentage and has appeared on Irish TV as a consultant for the TV series Adoption Stories. He authors several blogs (e.g. DNA and Family Tree Research) and is a regular contributor to genealogical magazines. His YouTube videos on genetic genealogy are very popular. He has organised the DNA Lectures for “Genetic Genealogy Ireland” in Dublin and “Who Do You Think You Are” in the UK since 2012, as well as given talks all over Ireland, the UK, and internationally. He was voted “Genetic Genealogist of the Year 2015” (SurnameDNA Journal) and “Superstar Genealogist, Ireland” in 2016 (Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections).
Date: June 17th
Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm
Location: The Chq Building North Wall Quay #Unit 12, Dublin
Read a recent interview with Maurice Gleeson and Fiona Fitzsimons here